Alice Oseman has scooped the YA Book Prize 2021 with her “joyful” coming out story about a romance-obsessed teenager who realises that she is aromantic and asexual, Loveless (HarperCollins Children’s... Read more
Walker Books has acquired world rights in a pre-emptive six-figure deal for the first two books of a spy adventure series from authors Edward Docx and... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) has awarded 78 writers financial grants worth almost £185,000 to support their ongoing projects.
Headline Review has landed The Secrets of Blackwater Hall, the debut novel from geologist Amanda Geard, in a three-way auction.
Black & White Publishing has acquired two titles by Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan, The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland and The Art of Wild... Read more
Granta Books has acquired History Keeps Me Awake At Night, the debut novel from South African-born Christy Edwall.
Doubleday has two titles longlisted for this year's Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, in the Best Published Novel category.
Crime author Caroline Mitchell has signed a two-book deal with Bonnier Books UK’s new digital-first imprint, Embla Books.
David Fickling Books has acquired Crushing, a "timely and beguiling" wordless graphic novel from writer and artist Sophie Burrows.
Headline Publishing Group has acquired Closer to the Edge: Climbing to the Ends of the Earth by mountaineer and adventurer Leo Houlding.... Read more
Quadrille publishing director Sarah Lavelle has acquired world rights in four more books from the "queen of gluten-free" Becky Excell, in a deal made directly... Read more
Little Island Books has acquired Meg Grehan's YA novel in verse Baby Teeth, a study in queer desire and identity. ... Read more
Quercus will publish Black Sheep by Sabrina Pace-Humphreys, a "searing" memoir of mixed-raced life in rural Britain, after a four-way auction. ... Read more
Harvill Secker has landed Tales of Spring Rain, a “life-affirming” memoir by acclaimed nature writer Marc Hamer.
Dialogue Books will publish the “sublime” second novel by award-winning writer Okechukwu Nzelu.
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Friday, May 7 2021
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