Urbane has signed a memoir from Bafta-winning screenwriter and martial arts teacher Geoff Thompson.
Vertebrate children’s imprint Shrine Bell has snapped up Lily Dyu’s debut children's book.
Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media. ... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured two titles exploring poet William Blake’s psyche and his lasting effect on popular culture, ahead of the Tate Britain’s exhibition... Read more
The Quarto Group has appointed Viviane Basset and Dannie Price to its UK campaigns and marketing team.
This year’s Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize shortlist has been announced, with an all-female list of writers.
Picador has snapped up the UK and Commonwealth rights to Isabella Tree’s practical rewilding guide following the success of Wilding. ... Read more
Quarto has described the first half of 2019 as "encouraging" after global results showed group revenue edged up to $56.4m and losses declined 75% compared... Read more
Trapeze has scooped a second novel from journalist Helen Whitaker about a couple who give their marriage one final chance against all odds.
Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a... Read more
A dentist and teacher have won the 2019 Kelpies Prize and Kelpies Illustration Prize following a record number of entries.
Former Gollancz and Orion veteran Malcolm Edwards has been announced as the new publisher for André Deutsch.
Capital Crime festival will host the inaugural New Voices Awards to champion the next generation of talent in the crime and thriller community next month. ... Read more
Indie publishing group Legend Times has acquired rights to three US poetry collections through a partnership with Canada’s Central Avenue Publishing.
Audiobook and large-print publisher W F Howes has landed comedy actor Anneka Harry's debut book, Gender Rebels: 50 Influential Cross-Dressers, Impersonators, Name-Changers, and Game-Changers.... Read more
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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