Thu, 20/12/2012 - 08:30
Head of Zeus has announced the appointment of Rosie de Courcy as senior editor.
De Courcy will have a specific role to acquire and commission new series fiction.
Anthony Cheetham, who set up Head of Zeus in January and published its first titles in July, said: "When we worked together in an earlier incarnation Rosie was...
Wed, 12/09/2012 - 08:50
Head of Zeus has acquired a novel from columnist Terence Blacker, set in the world of rats and being compared to Richard Adams' classic Watership Down.
HoZ m.d. Anthony Cheetham bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Twyning from Caroline Sheldon, with Carter Hasegawa acquiring US rights...
Mon, 30/07/2012 - 14:56
The Head of Zeus offices certainly look like a start-up. The company moved to its Clerkenwell HQ a couple of weeks ago and there is a burnished feel to the place: the furnishings and computers seems box fresh, nothing as yet has been hung on the too-bright white walls, the staff bustle and beaver away. Standing amid it all, like a relaxed-...
Fri, 10/02/2012 - 08:15
Anthony Cheetham's latest publishing start-up, Head of Zeus, will publish 24 titles between May and January 2013, with Fay Weldon among its launch authors. Another 36 titles are planned for the following year.
The publisher is currently renting the top floor of 55 Monmouth Street in Covent Garden from agency David Godwin...
Wed, 16/11/2011 - 15:15
Nicolas Cheetham is to leave Atlantic and join his father's new publishing company Head of Zeus to create a popular fiction list.
Nicolas Cheetham has headed Atlantic imprint Corvus since February 2009, having previously worked at Quercus with Anthony Cheetham, and will remain at Atlantic until 23rd December before joining his...
Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:25
Anthony Cheetham will unveil his new publishing company, Head of Zeus, in the summer of next year, with a biography of Catherine the Great by Robert K Massie bought from Random House US.
The venture—which Cheetham had planned to launch at Atlantic Books before leaving the publisher four months ago—will see him bring out a...
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 13:35
Anthony Cheetham has left Atlantic Books and resigned as a director of the company. It is understood that Cheetham left the publisher on 30th June, with a memo circulated internally announcing his departure. His role has been under discussion for weeks, and rumours of the split have been circulating for some time.
Mon, 19/04/2010 - 07:36
Anthony Cheetham is to head up a new international contract co-edition imprint at Atlantic, with 24 titles planned for publication this autumn.
Named Callisto, the imprint will lead with The Rose, a history of the plant by Jennifer Potter, which will launch at Waterstone's in October, priced £15. The following 12...
Fri, 29/01/2010 - 10:10
When Anthony Cheetham started out in the books world it was his intention to be a writer but after a brief foray, he says, he thought "perhaps it would be easier to be a publisher". His first role within New English Books, " a funny little company", was to be echoed throughout his career, as he was charged with starting up a...
Wed, 18/11/2009 - 07:54
Atlantic has expanded its publishing outfit once again, with Otto Penzler joining to create his own imprint under the Corvus division in January. Otto Penzler Books will publish six-to-10 new crime fiction, spy and thriller titles a year.
The move reunites Penzler with Atlantic's director and associate publisher of Corvus Anthony...