Mon, 15/04/2013 - 09:45
The future of self-publishing, the new agency model and the Penguin Random House merger will be the hottest talking points at the London Book Fair, industry figures predict.
Self-published authors will have a greater voice at LBF than ever before, with agents and authors coming together for the LitFactor Pitch curated by AuthorRight...
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 14:00
John Murray has signed a new book from Ben Schott.
Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition was bought by Nick Davies and Georgina Laycock in a deal with David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White.
Rights to the book have also been sold to Blue Rider in North America and Text in Australia and New...
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 09:35
Children's publishers are upbeat about this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, despite the turbulent impact of the uncertain financial markets across Europe.
Andrew Sharp, group rights director for Hachette, said: "The fact is that publishers across the world continue to build their lists, and [they] want new and exciting books...
Fri, 08/07/2011 - 09:35
HarperCollins has bought four books by Louise Voss and Mark Edwards, whose self-published novels have been Amazon Kindle bestsellers, in a six-figure, pre-empt deal.
Commissioning editor Kate Bradley bought world rights from agent Sam Copeland at Rogers, Coleridge & White.
The first book, Catch Your Death, will...
Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:45
Literary agents are privately discussing removing a clause preventing them from acting as publishers in the UK Association of Authors' Agents constitution.
The issue is not yet on the agenda of the next AAA meeting but the debate was sparked following Sonia Land's decision to publish Catherine Cookson's backlist...
Sun, 19/04/2009 - 12:31
Literary agencies Rogers, Coleridge & White and the Robinson Literary Agency are to merge. It follows what was described as a "close association" over the past two and a half years— Robinson Literary Agency has had a base in the offices of Rogers, Coleridge & White, which has also been handling its translation rights and...