Tagged: debuts

Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules. ... Read more

Publishers splash the cash at virtual FBF, as Garmus and Brown take centre stage

Deals for big-issue books were still being struck for substantial sums, despite the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place virtually as a result of the pandemic.... Read more

Boyne and Purcell pitted against four debuts on Glass Bell shortlist

Four debuts are up for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award pitted against John Boyne and The Silent Companions author Laura Purcell.... Read more

Début novels kick off the new year

The first quarter of 2015 sees the publication of several début novels, including books by new voices James Rice, Anna Smaill and Sara Taylor. Kate... Read more

Waterstones: The Starting Eleven

The bookseller has picked its 11 most important debut writers for 2013: find out who they are, and get a taste of their books Read more

Extract: Burial Rites

Hannah Kent's debut, chosen for the Waterstones Eleven, tells the true story of a young Icelandic woman accused of a double murder Read more

Extract: Ghana must go

Debut author Taiye Selasi's much-anticipated Ghana Must Go is on the Waterstones Eleven list for 2013 Read more

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