Thu, 30/05/2013 - 08:00
Constable & Robinson YA imprint Much-in-Little has acquired a novel by debut author Kendra Leighton, inspired by Alfred Noyes' poem "The Highwayman".
Sarah Castleton bought UK rights in Glimpse by Leighton from Jane Finigan at Lutyens & Rubinstein.
Much-in-Little will publish in autumn 2014. The...
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 13:56
Constable & Robinson has acquired two new novels from crime writer Brian McGilloway, with the author moving from Pan Macmillan, where he was published by Macmillan New Writing, for the new titles.
Publisher James Gurbutt bought two novels featuring series character DS Lucy Black from Jennifer Hewson at Rogers, Coleridge and White...
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 09:30
The opportunity to trial digital prototypes with publishers HarperCollins and Constable & Robinson is on offer to start-ups and developers in the Digital Innovation Contest 2013.
The contest is run by IC Tomorrow, a Technology Strategy Board programme that stimulates innovation and economic growth in the digital sector,...
Fri, 22/02/2013 - 08:50
Constable & Robinson has consolidated its crime fiction into a single imprint, C&R Crime. The imprint is branded with a new logo [pictured], and will be supported by dedicated website crcrime.co.uk.
Editorial director Krystyna Green, who previously published crime fiction under the separate...
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 12:11
Constable & Robinson has acquired a second cookery book from the 2011 winner of "The Great British Bake Off", Jo Wheatley.
Constable publishing director Andreas Campomar bought world rights from Fiona Lindsay at Limelight Celebrity Management for a five-figure sum in the title Home Baking.
Tue, 12/02/2013 - 09:47
Alma Books, Constable & Robinson and John Blake Publishing have been shortlisted for the IPG Trade Publisher of the Year at the IPG's Independent Publishing Awards. The shortlisting puts C&R in the running to win the award twice in a row, having triumphed in 2012.
Meanwhile Nosy Crow, Usborne Publishing and Walker Books...
Wed, 19/12/2012 - 11:00
Constable & Robinson has acquired practical reference publisher How To Books, with the company's owners set to stay with the business.
Founded in 1985, How To Books has been owned and managed by Giles Lewis and Nikki Read since 1997. It publishes a range of practical self-help guides in areas including business, careers,...
Fri, 19/10/2012 - 08:15
Gene Kerrigan’s The Rage (Vintage) has won the Crime Writers Association (CWA) Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year (sponsored by Constable & Robinson) at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2012, taking home £2,500.
The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller, sponsored by Ian Fleming...
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 09:30
Publishers are looking to move beyond the “smoke screen” of erotica as the Frankfurt Book Fair begins, with one leading UK editor saying a new era of acquisitions has dawned.
Looking to this year’s FBF, Faber editorial director Lee Brackstone said conversations will be more wide-ranging and collaborative. “The...
Thu, 09/08/2012 - 10:46
I am having coffee with M C Beaton in Stow-on-the-Wold’s classiest café, and she is entertaining company indeed. “All I ever wanted to do was be an entertainer. And write something for a wet day, or to give to a friend who was having a hard time,” she says.
Moreover, we are celebrating. It is 20 years since...