Picador has signed the "unforgettable" first book from prison philosophy teacher Andy West in a six-way auction, promising a compelling look inside UK jails alongside... Read more
Bella Mackie has struck a two-book deal for a "significant" five-figure sum with The Borough Press, with plans to publish her first novel in summer 2021. ... Read more
An initiative has been launched by the IPG to help indie publishers sell more rights at the Frankfurt Book Fair and give their books global... Read more
Faber’s editorial director Louisa Joyner has been promoted to publishing director with immediate effect.
The busiest day in the publishing calendar falls on 3rd October, with Philip Pullman, Tom Fletcher and Jojo Moyes among the big names jostling for... Read more
Orion Fiction has promoted Emad Akhtar to publisher, while Francesca Pathak will step up to publishing director.
Audible has secured worldwide audio rights, excluding the US, to Bill Bryson’s new book The Body: A Guide for Occupants (Transworld).... Read more
Cardiff-based poet Ailbhe Darcy has won the £4,000 Wales Book of the Year Award for her "striking" collection, Insistence (Bloodaxe Books).
The number of BAME poetry reviewers writing for national publications has more than doubled in the last two years, a report has shown, although the... Read more
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal.
Penguin Random House UK has revealed the nine winners of the 2019 Student Design Award, following a record-breaking number of 2,313 entries.
Bonnier Books UK imprint 535 has acquired the third volume of photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Rowan Lawton and Alice Saunders have joined the recently formed Soho Agency.
Avon has unveiled a number of promotions across the division, with Katie Loughnane, Sabah Khan and Molly Walker-Sharp all stepping up to new roles, as... Read more
Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years.
Issue No 5847
Friday, June 21 2019
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