Philippa Donovan, founder of Smart Quill Editorial and one of 2014's The Bookseller Rising Stars, has been appointed a literary scout for Mad Rabbit, a production company for high-end... Read more
Agents Juliet Mushens and Robert Caskie have formed their own agency: Caskie Mushens Ltd.
The Booksellers' Association has struck an optimistic note with members in its newsletter and review of 2016 ahead of Christmas, predicting a possibility of more bookshop openings than closures in 2017.... Read more
Amazon's competition for an aspiring writer to reinvent Clement Clarke Moore's "Twas the Night Before Christmas", has been won by freelance copywriter Lucy Banks for her story about... Read more
Children’s reading charity BookTrust is partnering with the Rick Stein Group to encourage more children to read for pleasure by giving away special editions of A Hole in the Bottom... Read more
Puffin Books is publishing a companion to US actor BJ Novak's internationally bestselling children's book, The Book with No Pictures, called The Alphabet Book With No Pictures.... Read more
Julia Roberts is starring in Annapurna Pictures' TV adaptation of Maria Semple's second novel Today Will be Different.
Maydo Kooy Literary Agency is taking over from the Jan Michael Literary Agency, following the decision of agent Jan Michael to retire after 40 years in the... Read more
Hachette Livre has acquired a majority stake in a London-based mobile app company, Brainbow Ltd, the firm behind the brain-training app Peak.... Read more
HarperCollins UK has made three new appointments to the UK executive committee.
The Bookseller has moved offices and is now situated on Westminster Tower on Albert Embankment in London SE1.
Simon & Schuster's president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has urged colleagues to "resist censorship" in an email to staff in which she summed up 2016... Read more
DK has unveiled its Rogue One: A Star Wars Story global publishing program, following the film's nationwide release.
James Patterson's first three Alex Cross detective novels are being released in e-format for the first time by Arrow.
Pan Macmillan has pledged £50,000 to Creative Access and undertaken to double its intake of fully funded Creative Access interns in a bid to help the agency continue its work... Read more
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Issue No 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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