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Cooper’s homecoming proves a sweet deal

After stints working in recruitment and as an estate agent, Gemma Cooper wrote an ill-fated ‘terrible Twilight-y’ novel—which circuitously led to her building one of... Read more

Millennial take on female friendship to Ebury Press

Ebury Press editor Katie Seaman has bought world rights from Sarah Hornsley at The Bent Agency in Almost Adults, a “laugh-out-loud debut novel celebrating female... Read more

Trapeze bags School Run comedy

Trapeze is publishing a comedy called The School Run about how far two friends will go to get their child into the perfect school.... Read more

Ker Hawn made director of The Bent Agency

Literary agent Molly Ker Hawn has been appointed director of The Bent Agency UK. Read more

Bonnier Zaffre acquires two thrillers from debut SA writer

Bonnier Zaffre, part of Bonnier Publishing, has acquired two thrillers from debut South African author and blogger Amy Heydenrych. Read more

Jessica Townsend | 'Life is really silly and it's really serious'

Big YA book deals have become commonplace but middle-grade fantasy series Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend looks set to stand out from the crowd. Read more

Usborne wins Russian folklore tale in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”. Read more

Children's Book Writers society launches BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) will launch a BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency. Read more

Nicola Barr moves to The Bent Agency

Literary agent Nicola Barr has left Greene & Heaton after six years to join The Bent Agency. Read more

Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy The Girl King

Gollancz has pre-empted a debut YA fantasy, The Girl King by Mimi Yu, inspired by East and North Asian histories.... Read more

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