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
A number of poetry titles are in the running for this year’s CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards, with titles about Norse myths, suffragettes, mental... Read more
Amazon Prime will screen its original TV adaptation of Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman on 31st May with a tie-in edition of the book due... 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.
The Staunch Book Prize has returned for a second year with a new judging panel of Baroness Lola Young, academic Dr Dominic Willmott and US... Read more
Penguin Random House imprint Arrow has signed a series of books by Libby Ashworth about the lives of Lancashire mill workers.
The Crime Writers’ Association has appointed Maxim Jakubowski as its first ever publishers’ liaison officer.
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
Books from Fitzcarraldo Editions, Tilted Axis Press and Peirene Press have been shortlisted for the €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize.
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
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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