Editors predict the trends of 2015

Editors predict the trends of 2015

Editors are predicting a continuing surge of debut fiction in 2015, following the success of authors like Jessie Burton and Elizabeth Healey, saying they are on the lookout for original voices and novels in translation, as well as strong homegrown talent.

The trend for unreliable female narrators and women’s fiction which includes an aspect of the psychological thriller will continue, editors told The Bookseller.

Alison Hennessey, senior editor at Harvill Secker, said 2015 was “shaping up to be a year for brilliant female writing”. 

“My colleagues at Transworld have been making waves wit...

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