Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books has snapped up Malorie Blackman’s long-awaited autobiography.
Bloomsbury has acquired Irish children's laureate Sarah Crossan's first novel for adults in a six-figure deal at auction.
In a coup for Bloomsbury, Paul Baggaley is to leave Pan Macmillan after 11 years as Picador publisher to take up the post of Bloomsbury... Read more
Hutchinson has signed a six-figure deal with author Nancy Tucker for her debut novel, The First Day of Spring, following an auction, with rights sold in the... Read more
Toby Mundy is to head up the new British arm of the US-based Aevitas Creative Management (ACM), with industry veterans Trevor Dolby and Natalie Jerome... Read more
Trapeze has bagged a book from the hugely popular Accidentally Wes Anderson Instagram account, authorised by the director himself.
Catherine Cho will join the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency as an additional agent in the adult fiction and non-fiction department later this month.... Read more
Fourth Estate will publish film director and documentary maker Sarah Aspinall’s memoir, following an auction.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up Liquid History by historian Dr Vanessa Taylor in a "significant five-figure" deal following a five-way UK auction, with bidding in... Read more
Paul Baggaley is to join Bloomsbury as editor-in-chief for its adult consumer publishing.
YouTuber and bestselling novelist Zoe Sugg and Young Adult author and editor Amy McCulloch are collaborating on a new YA fiction project for Penguin Random House... Read more
Amazon Studios has optioned St. Mary’s Catholic School Presents the Vagina Monologues (Penguin) by Flynn Meaney for film. ... Read more
Diane Chamberlain is moving from Pan Mac to Headline Review for her new novel.
Pavilion Books owner and publisher Polly Powell has started working for the Quarto Group as an advisor to its c.e.o. CK Lau.... Read more
Serpent's Tail senior commissioning editor Miranda Jewess will launch a new crime imprint, Viper, in November with 20 titles for its inaugural year.
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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