Kate Mosse, Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield awarded CBEs in 2024 New Year’s Honours

Pan Macmillan is delighted to congratulate Kate Mosse, Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield on being awarded CBEs in the 2024 New Year's Honours list.

We are delighted to share the news that three of our authors have made the 2024 New Years Honours list. We are so proud to be their publisher and we are in awe of everything they do and have achieved over their careers so far.

Kate Mosse has been awarded a CBE for services to Literature. Kate says she considers her CBE as recognition of the importance of The Women's Prize for Fiction, which she co-founded.

Rugby legends Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield become CBEs for raising awareness of motor neurone disease.

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Earlier this year, we published With You Every Step: A Celebration of Friendship. In this truly special pocket-sized gift book, heartfelt words from Rob and Kev are brought to life with artwork from leading illustrators, to create an inspiring and hopeful celebration of love, support and connection, with 50p for every copy sold donated to MND charities.

Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and non-fiction writer. The author of ten novels and short-story collections, her books have been translated into thirty-eight languages and published in more than forty countries. Fiction includes the multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre, Citadel), The Joubert Family Chronicles (The Burning Chambers, The City of Tears, The Ghost Ship), and number one bestselling Gothic fiction including The Taxidermist’s Daughter

Her highly-acclaimed non-fiction includes An Extra Pair of Hands and Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries: How Women (Also) Built the World, which inspired her one-woman theatre show. The Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction, she is the founder of the global #WomanInHistory campaign and has her own monthly YouTube book show, Mosse on a Monday. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Kate is a Visiting Professor of Contemporary Fiction and Creative Writing at the University of Chichester and President of the Festival of Chichester. From 2024, she will be appointed to the Board of the British Library and an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Authors.