Fri, 18/07/2014 - 12:21
Simon & Schuster has signed Eighty Days erotica author Vina Jackson for a four-book deal.
Jackson’s previous title Mistress of Night and Dawn was signed by Orion for a six-figure sum.
The titles The Pleasure...
Wed, 16/07/2014 - 09:50
The president of Simon & Schuster’s parent company, CBS Corp, has said the company is currently in negotiations with Amazon.
Les Moonves, also c.e.o. of CBS Corp, met with Amazon c.e.o. Jeff Bezos last week to discuss their businesses, he revealed in an interview at Fortune magazine’s...
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:30
Author C J Flood and editor Venetia Gosling have won this year’s Branford Boase Award, given annually to an outstanding début children’s novel, for Infinite Sky (Simon & Schuster).
Flood, who wrote the novel as part of a Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia, said she was inspired to...
Thu, 10/07/2014 - 14:45
Simon & Schuster UK is expanding its commercial women’s fiction website Books and the City by increasing its digital publishing output and hosting a creative writing master class.
The two new projects are aimed at increasing the reach of the brand. They will be headed up by Books and the City project manager,...
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 09:00
April Jones’ parents are set to tell the tragic tale of the Welsh girl’s disappearance in a book to be published by Simon & Schuster UK.
April’s parents Paul and Coral Jones will tell their story with the help of journalist Geradline McKelvie, of Medavia Ltd, after S&S won UK and Commonwealth rights to the...
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:01
Michael Joseph has appointed Jessica Leeke to the role of editorial director.
Leeke, currently senior commissioning editor at Simon & Schuster, will join the Penguin Random House division on 15th September.
Recent acquisitions by Leeke...
Fri, 04/07/2014 - 09:00
Hillary Clinton has kicked off the UK promotional activity for her memoir Hard Choices (Simon & Schuster) today (3rd July) with an exclusive book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly.
The former US Secretary of State signed 400 books for a queue of excited fans in London earlier today, which lasted around 90 minutes....
Wed, 02/07/2014 - 16:36
ITV is making a six episode drama series inspired by Julie Summer’s book, Jambusters: The Story of the Woman’s Institute in the Second World War (Simon & Schuster UK).
The series, which adapts Summer’s non-fiction book into a period drama, has been created and written by “Lewis” writer Simon...
Wed, 02/07/2014 - 11:54
American political giant Hillary Clinton is to sign copies of her new book, Hard Choices (Simon & Schuster) at an exclusive event at Watestones Piccadilly tomorrow (3rd July).
The signing will take place at 1pm and tickets are available from the...
Wed, 18/06/2014 - 12:59
Simon & Schuster and Summersdale have formed a new sales agreement partnership.
From 1st July 2014, Simon & Schuster will take on responsibility for selling Summersdale's gift, humour, health, travel and general non-fiction titles into the majority of the UK trade and Ireland customer base. It will also sell its new...