Dialogue has bought a debut from Nigerian-born author Buki Papillon about a boy's secret intersex identity and his desire to live as a girl.... Read more
Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures.... Read more
Canongate has acquired the debut novel by BBC News newsreader George Alagiah, The Burning Land.
HarperVoyager will publish a debut trilogy set in a West Africa-inspired fantasy kingdom, by Rena Barron.
Ebury has bought comedian Shappi Khorsandi’s debut novel. Gillian Green, Ebury Fiction publishing director, bought world all language rights to Nina is Not OK from... Read more
A self-published author will compete against books published by small and large presses for this year’s Polari First Book Prize. The longlist for the prize,... Read more
Nosy Crow has acquired a sibling story for children aged 9+ by debut author S. E. Durrant. World rights for two books were acquired from... Read more
Freight Books has bought an “edgy” debut story collection from Manchester-based author Lara Williams. Publisher Adrian Searle bought world rights to Treats from Becky Thomas... Read more
Simon & Schuster has acquired the debut novel of Australian author Aoife Clifford. Carla Josephson, assistant fiction editor at Simon & Schuster UK, bought... Read more
Penguin Random House imprint Century has acquired the debut novel of Hollie Overton, a US TV writer. The novel, Baby Doll, is a psychological... Read more