Tagged: David Fickling Books

On author 'brands'

Lisa Williamson questions whether she has a "brand", and what that means. Read more

Remembering Mal Peet

I was ludicrously lucky to be Mal Peet’s editor. But not for long enough! And there are others who edited him for longer. And knew... Read more

Visits from the Black Dog

Back in the days when I had regular visits from the Black Dog – the phrase Churchill used to describe his occasional bouts of depression... Read more

Trans action

In the early stages of writing The Art of Being Normal, I asked a group of young transgender people if they felt fairly represented in... Read more

New Philip Pullman novel to be released in October

Lyra Silvertongue, the heroine of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, will return as an adult in The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume... Read more

Phoenix chief rises to take the reins at David Fickling Books

Tom Fickling is to lead his father’s publisher as its new managing director, in addition to his work at the helm of sister company The... Read more

Peet's last book snapped up for TV

Late children’s author Mal Peet's final book, The Murdstone Trilogy (David Fickling Books), will be adapted for TV by the dramatist behind Hilary Mantel’s "Wolf Hall" for... Read more

Review of 2018: Independent Alliance

It was a mixed bag for the 16 members of the Independent Alliance, with its biggest member bagging the Man Booker and others enjoying big-screen... Read more

Jenny Downham looks at women’s rage in new YA

David Fickling Books (DFB) has acquired world English rights to Furious Thing, a YA on the theme of women’s rage by Jenny Downham.... Read more

Tom Fickling takes on role of m.d. at DFB

Tom Fickling has taken on the role of m.d. at Oxford-based publisher David Fickling Books. Read more

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