Tue, 23/04/2013 - 11:33
Tor UK has pre-empted UK rights in two novels by Australian author Rjurik Davidson, acquiring the books from Tor Books in New York.
The first book, Unwrapped Sky, will be published in spring 2014. The books are set in the imagined city of Caeli-Amur, populated by philosopher-assassins and creatures such as minotaurs and...
Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:06
Tor UK has acquired a trilogy by Australian author Ben Peek, in a six-figure world rights deal with agent John Jarrold following a "hard-fought" auction. The underbidder was Hana Osman at Michael Joseph.
Editorial director Julie Crisp bought world rights in epic fantasy novel, Immolation, and two sequels,...
Fri, 08/03/2013 - 09:40
Pan Mac's Tor imprint has acquired at auction a YA trilogy by blogger-turned-author Liz de Jager.
Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan acquired world rights, excluding US/Canada, via Juliet Mushens of the Agency group. De Jager ran the My Favourite Books blog.
The books are described as contemporary YA urban fantasies...
Fri, 01/02/2013 - 14:00
Pan Macmillan SFF imprint Tor UK is now accepting direct submissions from authors, with editorial director Julie Crisp acknowledging that having closed lists can mean "many writers feel that the only option is to go down the self-publishing route".
Tue, 29/01/2013 - 08:00
Tor has acquired a new trilogy by Charles Stross, with Tor US and Tor UK making a joint acquisition for a six-figure sum.
Stross will return to the world of his alternate history Merchant Princes series for the new trilogy, which Tor will be publishing from 2015. David Hartwell of Tor Books US and senior commissioning editor Bella...
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 09:07
Bella Pagan, senior commissioning editor at Pan Macmillan imprint Tor, has acquired two new books from Peter F Hamilton.
Pagan bought UK and Commonwealth rights from agent, Antony Harwood. Hamilton will begin writing what is provisionally titled The Chronicle of the Fallers in 2013, with the first book published in...
Wed, 25/04/2012 - 10:00
Tor UK is to follow its US sibling by taking Digital Rights Management (DRM) off its e-book titles. US science fiction list Tor become one of the first mainstream imprints to say it intended to put its books out without DRM. Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape and Tor Teen—all parts of Macmillan USA—said that from July 2012, its entire...
Mon, 21/11/2011 - 15:13
Pan Macmillan science-fiction and fantasy imprint Tor UK has acquired world rights in the first two volumes of a fantasy series by author of existing Legends of the Red Sun series, Mark Charan Newton.
Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought world rights through John Jarrold, making her first acquisition at the imprint, with...
Thu, 04/08/2011 - 14:30
Orbit commissioning editor Bella Pagan will be joining Tor, Pan Macmillan's science fiction and fantasy imprint, as a senior commissioning editor on 1st November.
Pagan will report to Pan Macmillan fiction publisher Jeremy Trevathan and will work with editorial director Julie Crisp to work on the strategy to grow the science...
Fri, 15/04/2011 - 14:59
Tor is to rejacket three-times Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novelist China Miéville to coincide with publication of his latest novel, Embassytown, in hardback.
The new look, on supermatt paper, is being rolled out across eight backlist titles: King Rat, Perdido Street Station, The Scar, Iron...