Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:22
Crowd-funded publisher Unbound has appointed PFD to take on representation of its US and translation rights.
This will be the first time the fan-funded books will have representation for international markets, led by PFD rights director Rachel Mills.
Mills said: "I am hugely excited to have the opportunity to work with...
Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:30
Journalist and author Julie Burchill is set to release her new book Unchosen: The Memoirs of a Philosemite with crowd-funded publisher Unbound.
The title will be "part-memoir, part love letter, part meditation" and will also cover topics such as Jews in culture and the rise of new anti-Semitism; Burchill...
Thu, 24/05/2012 - 09:06
A title from crowd-sourcing publisher Unbound has been chosen for Fiction Uncovered’s Best of British fiction promotion.
Crushed Mexican Spiders by Tibor Fischer joins a list dominated by indie publishers, with Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke by Peter Benson (Alma); The Light of Amsterdam...
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 08:32
Four more publishers have signed up with Faber Factory Plus, Faber's new sales force for the independent sector.
Crimson and Murdoch Books will join in April, with Anthony Cheetham's start-up Head of Zeus, and John Mitchinson's Unbound, also coming on board. The new arrivals bring to nine the number of...
Wed, 01/02/2012 - 15:30
Crowd-funded publisher Unbound has signed its first two rights deals, with c.e.o. John Mitchinson saying the acquisitions are "more evidence that we are straddling the gap between a crowd-funding platform and a traditional publisher".
The publisher bought UK and exclusive European rights through Sophie Hamley at the Cameron...
Wed, 01/02/2012 - 15:00
AA Publishing is continuing to acquire narrative travel titles, scooping The Idle Traveller by Dan Kieran, the co-founder and c.e.o. of crowd-funded publisher Unbound.
Editorial director Helen Brocklehurst bought world rights from Cat Ledger to The Idle Traveller: The Art of Slow Travel, with plans to publish on 1st...
Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:15
Social sound platform Audioboo has linked up with crowd-source publisher Unbound to allow customers to sample its audiobooks.
The service allows online audiences to listen to the first few chapters of an audiobook for free before downloading the whole title for a "competitive" fee decided by the author. As with other Unbound...
Mon, 10/10/2011 - 09:43
In early September, the new publishing venture Unbound—set up by John Mitchinson, Justin Pollard and Dan Kiernan—held the literary equivalent of an open mic night at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill, west London. Twelve authors each had five minutes to pitch the idea for a book they wanted to write.
Since launching at the...
Tue, 19/07/2011 - 08:55
Former Monty Python star Terry Jones will become the first author to have his project published by the Unbound crowdfunded publishing project.
His book, Evil Machines, comprises 13 tales parodying man's relationship with technology. It received the minimum number of pledges required through the...
Mon, 06/06/2011 - 09:08
Unbound, a publishing platform that allows readers to choose what is published, was devised as a response to the “difficulties of the existing publishing model”, with the programme aiming to get 35 to 40 projects off the ground in its first year.
Supported by Faber, the platform was created by “QI” writers John...