Wed, 09/01/2013 - 09:20
Atlantic Books managed to cut its losses and increase its turnover in 2011, according to results just filed with Companies House.
The independent publisher made a loss of £193,195 on a turnover of £8,192,561 in 2011 according to the abridged results for the year ending 31st December 2011.
The loss in an...
Tue, 20/12/2011 - 09:55
Corvus has bought a further three novels from Robert Fabbri, in his saga charting the rise of Vespasian to become Emperor of Rome. The series began with Tribune of Rome, with the second volume, Rome's Executioner, due out in May 2012.
Atlantic c.e.o. Toby Mundy and Corvus publishing director Nic...
Tue, 22/11/2011 - 15:15
Corvus has bought another two books from Gordon Ferris, who has been a bestselling author on Amazon's Kindle for the publisher.
Atlantic c.e.o. and publisher Toby Mundy bought world English language rights to two titles in Ferris' Douglas Brodie crime series from Tina Betts at Andrew Mann. Corvus published The Hanging Shed...
Tue, 11/10/2011 - 14:20
Atlantic Books made a loss of £1.8m on turnover of £6.9m in 2010, the company has confirmed. But chief executive Toby Mundy said the publisher was likely to grow 15% on 2010's figures this year and had also reduced its costs by 15%.
Mundy said the 2010 losses came about after Atlantic increased its overheads to push...
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 13:35
Anthony Cheetham has left Atlantic Books and resigned as a director of the company. It is understood that Cheetham left the publisher on 30th June, with a memo circulated internally announcing his departure. His role has been under discussion for weeks, and rumours of the split have been circulating for some time.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 06:19
Margaret Stead has been promoted to the role of publishing director at Atlantic Books.
Stead joined the publisher as editorial director in April and previously worked for Harvill Press, where she was editorial director. Stead will report to chief executive and publisher Toby Mundy and the editorial department will report to Stead. She...
Mon, 19/04/2010 - 07:36
Anthony Cheetham is to head up a new international contract co-edition imprint at Atlantic, with 24 titles planned for publication this autumn.
Named Callisto, the imprint will lead with The Rose, a history of the plant by Jennifer Potter, which will launch at Waterstone's in October, priced £15. The following 12...
Fri, 20/11/2009 - 10:00
Atlantic Books has bought an "epic" novel by Chinese-Canadian author Zhang Ling. Toby Mundy acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Gold Mountain Blues via Georgina Capel at Capel & Land.
The deal, for an undisclosed sum, is understood to be the first acquisition made through the agency since...
Sun, 13/09/2009 - 09:17
Anthony Cheetham is taking on executive responsibility for Corvus, the imprint at Atlantic which his son Nicolas left Quercus to launch.
Toby Mundy, Atlantic publisher and chairman, said the elder Cheetham would be a "director with executive responsibility" at Corvus. As revealed by The Bookseller in July, Cheetham...
Mon, 12/01/2009 - 08:00
Nicolas Cheetham has quit his post at Quercus in order to spearhead a new imprint at Atlantic Books; Corvus will develop Atlantic's genre fiction publishing. Cheetham, who was previously editorial director at Quercus, takes up the job of publishing director on 2nd February and will report to Atlantic publisher and c.e.o. Toby Mundy.