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The Bent Agency appoints Cooper as director

Literary agent Gemma Cooper has been appointed as a director at The Bent Agency UK. Read more

Fourth Estate triumphs in six-publisher auction for O’Neill’s Belfast memoir

Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate Read more

Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Read more

Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.  ... Read more

Trapeze scoops second Whitaker novel

Trapeze has scooped a second novel from journalist Helen Whitaker about a couple who give their marriage one final chance against all odds. Read more

Orion Fiction picks up Pembroke festive romance in two-book deal

Orion Fiction has picked up a festive romance from Sophie Pembroke in a two-book deal. Read more

Universal options B B Alston’s Bologna hit

Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to BB Alston’s Amari and the Night Brothers, which was sold to Egmont in the UK after a seven-publisher auction... Read more

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

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