HarperCollins has acquired world English rights to The Black Hawks by David Wragg, a fantasy debut in which a band of mercenaries take on corrupt religious authorities. ... Read more
Ebury will publish "Love Island" finalist and personal trainer Gabby Allen's first book in May.
HarperCollins imprint HQ has signed an “exquisite” second volume of poetry and prose by Charly Cox, who wrote it all on her phone.
Annapurna Television has optioned the rights to The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons, to be produced as an epic fantasy television series by Ali Krug and... Read more
Chatto & Windus has acquired an “explosive” non-fiction book, dubbed part cultural history, part feminist manifesto and part memoir, from The Wylie Agency.
Penguin Random House imprint Arrow has signed a series of books by Libby Ashworth about the lives of Lancashire mill workers.
Indie press Dodo Ink is publishing a "broad and fascinating" anthology of essays by a host of writers on mental health in January 2020.... Read more
Chatto & Windus has acquired rights to Rachel Hewitt's non-fiction book exploring the female experience.
Doubleday has acquired a literary novel by award-winning poet and Nothing on Earth (Doubleday Ireland, 2016) author Conor O’Callaghan. ... Read more
Ben Oliver, the debut author of YA trilogy The Loop, has signed a publishing deal with Chicken House and a TV development deal with Lime... Read more
Pan Macmillan has signed a “sexy thriller fest” debut novel by ex-pop manager Melanie Blake, about a warring girl group’s reunion.
A 36-hour “flash” auction has seen Century buy a grammar guide by Benjamin Dreyer, long-time Random House copy chief and editor.
Canongate has bagged the "haunting" debut novel by editor and ghostwriter Molly Aitken in a two-book deal.
Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures.... Read more
Faber has won a six-publisher auction for Financial Times journalist Rebecca Watson’s debut novel little scratch.
Issue No 5832
Friday, February 22 2019
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