Wed, 27/11/2013 - 15:03
Staff from Simon & Schuster, Pan Macmillan and Red Lemon Press are calling on employees from across the publishing industry to don moustaches tomorrow night (28th November) in aid of Movember.
A group from the three neighbouring publishers often get together to play records, dance and chat, and for this occasion are calling...
Mon, 25/11/2013 - 15:57
Pan Macmillan has acquired the debut novel of comedienne Helen Lederer, titled Losing it. Publishing director Wayne Brookes bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Maggie Phillips at Ed Victor.
Brookes said: "I’ve been a huge fan of Helen Lederer for a long time, and when I found out she wanted to write a novel I...
Mon, 25/11/2013 - 11:24
Pan Macmillan has pre-empted Salmon, a fable for adults by Korean poet Ahn Do-hyeon, which has already sold two million copies worldwide.
Catherine Richards and Jeremy Trevathan sealed the world English language rights deal with New York agent Barbara Zitwer.
The book was originally published in Korean in 1996 by Munhakdongne...
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 15:23
Macmillan Children’s Books is creating two new publishing divisions—Macmillan Under 6s and Macmillan Over 6s—to focus on brands and customer needs.
Stephanie Barton [left] will take on the role of publisher of the Under 6s, which will look after books for babies up to emerging readers. Authors and...
Fri, 15/11/2013 - 12:00
Pan Macmillan has signed three books and an e-book novella from self-published author Rachael Lucas.
Senior commissioning editor Caroline Hogg bought UK and Commonwealth English anguage rights from Amanda Preston at Luigi Bonomi Associates.
Hogg said: "I fell hook, line and sinker for Rachael's writing from the first...
Tue, 12/11/2013 - 15:30
Pan Macmillan has acquired five self-published and two unpublished novels by bestselling e-book saga writer Mary Wood.
Louise Buckley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, from Judith Murdoch at the Judith Murdoch Literary Agency.
Wood, who began writing in 1989 and found success in 2011 when she started to...
Tue, 08/10/2013 - 16:28
Thriller writer David Baldacci is to publish fantasy novel The Finisher with Pan Macmillan Children's Books.
The Finisher is described as "a thrilling epic adventure story" following heroine Vega Jane "who lives in an ordinary world with extraordinary secrets" and is said to be "...
Thu, 03/10/2013 - 14:50
Pan Macmillan has bought two novels by writing collaboration "S L Grey", in a "hard-fought" pre-Frankfurt auction.
Tor UK editorial director Julie Crisp did a six-figure deal with agent Oli Munson of A M Heath to acquire UK and Commonwealth rights, including South Africa, in the two books. Rights have already been...
Fri, 27/09/2013 - 10:51
Pan Macmillan has signed UK and Commonwealth rights to a non-fiction title from clinical psychologist Tanya Byron.
Commissioning editor Cindy Chan signed The Skeleton Cupboard following an 11-publisher auction held by Will Francis at Janklow & Nesbit. US rights were pre-empted by Macmillan's new US division The...
Tue, 24/09/2013 - 09:49
Pan Macmillan is to invite the book trade to join an industry-wide campaign building awareness for men's health.
In celebration of the forthcoming publication of its official Movember charity cookbook, Cook Like a Man, the publisher is asking all working in the trade to participate in "Movember"—the...