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W H Smith unveils 2018 Fresh Talent

Globe-spanning settings, 19th century heroines and the complexities of motherhood are some of the most prominent themes in the books selected for the new W H Smith Fresh... Read more

Picador snaps up Paula Saunders' debut novel

Picador has acquired a "funny and tragic" debut novel about 1960’s rural America by Paula Saunders, the wife of Man Booker Prize-winning George Saunders.... Read more

Watts slams 'amateur' poetry of Kaur, McNish and Tempest

Poet Rebecca Watts has criticised the new wave of high-selling female poets such as Rupi Kaur, Hollie McNish and Kate Tempest in a literary magazine, saying "we... Read more

Picador acquires 'stirring' poetry anthology from migrant schoolchildren

Picador has acquired a "unique" and "stirring" poetry anthology of migrant stories from schoolchildren, called England. Read more

Picador acquires Olivia Laing's debut novel

Picador has acquired two books from writer Olivia Laing, including a first novel called Crudo about "finding love amidst the global chaos of the summer of 2017".... Read more

Picador pre-empts memoir Help Me

Picador has pre-empted memoir Help Me by freelance journalist Marianne Power. Read more

Lee Miller debut snapped up in 48 hours by Picador

An American debut novel based on the life of Lee Miller, which sparked a major US bidding war, has been pre-empted by Picador within 48 hours of submission. ... Read more

Picador signs second medical memoir from Adam Kay

Picador has acquired a second memoir from comedian and TV writer Adam Kay, author of This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, in a "major" deal.... Read more

Picador acquires two new posthumous works by Lucia Berlin

Picador has acquired two works by the late American short story writer Lucia Berlin: a collection of short stories, Evening in Paradise, and an illustrated memoir, Welcome Home.... Read more

TV rights to Adam Kay's debut sold after 12-way auction

Sister Pictures has acquired the television rights for writer and comedian Adam Kay’s debut This is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor in a 12-way auction.... Read more

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