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Clare Hunter | 'Embroidery became her emotional and political representative'

Interweaving stories from her own life with historical examples, Clare Hunter’s non-fiction début reframes needle-work as a powerful and political medium. Read more

24-hour pre-empt from Sceptre for loneliness book

Sceptre has pre-empted economist Noreena Hertz’s “game-changing” book, The Lonely Century: How Isolation Imperils our Future, within 24 hours of submission Read more

Sceptre to publish New Erotica for Feminists

Sceptre has acquired New Erotica for Feminists, a book subverting traditional tropes of erotica in short "hilarious" vignettes.... Read more

Sceptre acquires Threads of Life

Sceptre has acquired Threads of Life by Clare Hunter: a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of men and women who have used  "the language of sewing" to... Read more

Louise Court joins Sceptre

Louise Court is moving from Vintage to become publicity director for Sceptre. Read more

Sceptre signs 'powerful' memoir My Past is a Foreign Country

Sceptre is to publish a "powerful and timely memoir" by 26-year-old writer Zeba Talkhani entitled My Past is a Foreign Country. Read more

Brooke leaves Chatto for Sceptre

Juliet Brooke is moving from Chatto & Windus to Sceptre to become its editorial director. Read more

Former bookseller signed by Sceptre

Former Waterstones bookseller Anne Griffin has landed a book with Sceptre after a four-way auction for All That I Have Been.... Read more

Sceptre wins 25 year-old's literary debut in four-way auction

Sceptre has acquired British literary debut Saltwater, a "tenderly evocative and poetic" novel by 25-year old Jessica Andrews, in a four-way auction.... Read more

Sceptre to translate Wells' German bestseller into English for first time

Sceptre is publishing Benedict Wells' German bestseller The End of Loneliness in March 2018, marking his English-language debut. Read more

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