Literary agent Gemma Cooper has been appointed as a director at The Bent Agency UK.
Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate
Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London.
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 has scooped a second novel from journalist Helen Whitaker about a couple who give their marriage one final chance against all odds.
Orion Fiction has picked up a festive romance from Sophie Pembroke in a two-book deal.
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
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
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 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