Karolina Sutton looks at publishing's appetite for debuts.
Are there are too many literary agencies? All other sectors of the industry have consolidated in response to digital disruption—publishers, booksellers, wholesalers and public relations... Read more
Emily Barr is publishing two new YA thrillers with Penguin Random House Children's UK - one set between London and New York, and the other in the remote hills of... Read more
Dr Gordon Ostlere, who wrote novels under the penname Richard Gordon, has died aged 95.
The UK’s biggest literary agency, Curtis Brown, tops our rights league table for the first half of 2017, doubling the reported deals of the next... Read more
Biteback Publishing has signed a title claiming to tell the "true story" of Princess Diana's fatal crash in 1997.
Orion Fiction has acquired two novels by debut crime author Clare Empson, the first of which is an "intensely dark" thriller called Him.... Read more
Curtis Brown has bought Ed Victor Ltd, following the passing of agent Ed Victor.
Ebury Publishing imprint Vermilion has acquired two books from midwife and Instagram star Clemmie Hooper: a pregnancy and baby journal, and a first year baby book.... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has signed a new three book deal with Santa Montefiore.