Folio News : July 2011

Recent awards for Folio authors and illustrators

P. D. James, Grahame Baker Smith among those honoured

We are very proud of the eminent range of people who have contributed to Folio Society books - something that has been brought home in the last few weeks by a number of awards. P. D. James, whose ...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Matthew Richardson wins inaugural Book Illustration Competition

The Folio Society and House of Illustration announce winning commission for The Outsider

We are delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural Folio Society / House of Illustration Book Illustration Competition. Entrants were challenged to create a series of illustrations and a bin...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Folio at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Will Self speaks at our first sponsored event

Founded in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival was the first of its kind. In 64 years, it has grown into one of the world's most important cultural events. For 3 weeks every year, the beaut...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Celebrating the centenary of Mervyn Peake

British Library exhibition and reissue of Gormenghast

On 26 July, The British Library will be hosting a celebration evening to mark the centenary of the birth of Mervyn Peake, author of The Gormenghast Trilogy but equally renowned as a poet,...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011
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