Wed, 05/06/2013 - 13:06
Hot Key Books has acquired world rights in a YA psychological thriller by James Dawson, whose debut novel was published last year.
Editor-at-large Emma Matthewson bought Say Her Name and one other title from Jo Williamson at Antony Harwood.
Dawson's Hollow Pike was published last year, and his first non-...
Tue, 16/04/2013 - 08:00
Two novelists from the US and Australia have been named winners of the Guardian Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize.
Katie Coyle, from New Jersey, USA, and Joe Ducie, from Perth, Australia, have each won a publishing contract worth £10,000 with Hot Key for their respective books Vivian Versus The Apocalypse and The...
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 04:30
Hot Key Books has acquired a new children's novel by writer and dub poet, Benjamin Zephaniah, his first for seven years.
The book is set against the summer riots of 2011, and tells how one teenage boy's idealism is twisted by those around him who are determined to commit acts of terror.
Editor-at-large Emma Matthewson...
Tue, 04/12/2012 - 14:55
Ten young writers have been shortlisted for the Guardian Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize, with a £10,000 publishing contract up for grabs. Four four shortlistees are from the USA, two from the UK, as well as writers from Ireland, Australia, Japan and New Zealand.
The prize is aimed at young writers aged 18-25 years....
Thu, 22/11/2012 - 08:45
Bonnier children's publisher Hot Key Books has become the latest publisher to join the boom in offering writers' courses.
Authors Celia Rees and Gareth P Jones, literary agent Eugenie Furniss and Hot Key publisher Emily Thomas will be course tutors on an inaugural two-day workshop to run in February.
The course will...
Fri, 02/12/2011 - 11:02
Bonnier children’s imprint Hot Key Books has acquired world rights in two books, both signed by managing director and publisher Sarah Odedina.
Odedina bought The Cloud Hunters by Alex Shearer, a fantasy adventure set in a world short of water, through Uli Rushby at Smith Literacy Agency, with plans to publish in autumn...
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:58
Hot Key Books has hired HarperCollins' head of children's sales as its new sales and marketing director.
Kate Manning will join the publisher on 2nd January 2012 and will be responsible for a fiction list comprising between 30 and 50 titles per year.
Manning has also worked at Simon & Schuster, Pan Macmillan,...