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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from... Read more

Penguin Ireland buys Joe Schmidt’s memoir

Penguin Ireland will publish New Zealand rugby union coach Joe Schmidt’s memoir later this month. Read more

'Homegoing' follow-up from Yaa Gyasi set for August 2020

Viking will release Homegoing author Yaa Gyasi’s “dazzling” new novel Transcendent Kingdom in August 2020, following a family living through the “most urgent of times” in contemporary America.... Read more

Ken Follett writes prequel to Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett has written a prequel to his most popular novel The Pillars of the Earth, which was first published in 1989. ... Read more

Viking triumphs in 16-way auction for Natasha Lunn's Conversations on Love

Viking has triumphed in a hotly-contested 16-way auction for Natasha Lunn's "extraordinary" debut, Conversations on Love, in a six-figure deal.  Read more

Viking snaps up new Nick Hornby novel

Nick Hornby’s first novel in five years, Just Like You, will be published by Viking. Read more

Viking strikes two-book deal with Nina Stibbe

Viking has struck a two-book deal with Nina Stibbe, which will see the author tackle “the machinations of the contemporary world”.   Read more

'Emily Doe' reveals true identity ahead of memoir on Brock Turner assault

The anonymous woman sexually assaulted by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner—and whose memoir will be published by Viking this month—has revealed her true identity as Chanel... Read more

Killingbeck joins Viking as Ramm leaves to launch editorial agency

HarperCollins’ Tom Killingbeck is joining Viking as editorial director as Jack Ramm leaves the PRH imprint to set up an editorial services company.... Read more

BBC commissions adaptation of Macintyre's SAS history

The BBC has commissioned acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight to adapt Ben Macintyre’s bestselling book SAS: Rogue Heroes (Viking). ... Read more

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