Information for Publishers, Authors, and Agents

World Book Night has the full backing of the Publishers Association, the Independent Publishers Guild, the Booksellers Association, The Association of Authors’ Agents, the Society of Authors and libraries across UK and Ireland. It is run by The Reading Agency.

There are many ways for the industry to be involved with World Book Night whether directly as one of the World Book Night edition publishers or by supporting us through spreading the love of reading.

Spread the Word

Whether you're closely involved or not you can still help us spread the word by telling everyone in your network about World Book Night. Connect with us on social media using the buttons at the top of the page. Or use good old fashioned actual word of mouth!

Support us

World Book Night receives funding from publishers whose books are featured in World Book Night as well as donations from individuals, companies and trusts and foundations who share our passion for books and reading and value our work. If you would like to support or work please make a donation via Just Giving or contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The World Book Night Book Club

Monthly Book Club titles are chosen on merit by The Reading Agency staff. If you'd like to send us a book for consideration please get in touch via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On World Book Night

I love the generosity of World Book Night - the philosophy is basically, 'Here, have an ace thing.'  What could possibly go wrong?  People, including me, normally say that sarcastically, but I seriously mean it in this instance.

Sophie Hannah

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