Tagged: Bent Agency

Zoë Plant joins Bent Agency

Bent Agency is expanding by hiring Zoë Plant, formerly a senior scout at Daniela Schlingmann Literary Scouting, as a literary agent. Read more

Waterstones employee signs deal for 'sizzling' debut

Simon & Schuster UK has signed a two-book deal for a "sizzling" debut police procedural by Waterstones Sheffield event manager Russ Thomas. Read more

Quercus pre-empts 'magical' novel from Yangsze Choo

Quercus has pre-empted a "captivating and magical" novel set in 1930s Malaysia by Yangsze Choo. Read more

Scholastic snaps up 'timely' Brexit YA thriller

Scholastic UK has bought a Brexit-inspired YA political thriller and love story. Read more

Louisa Danquah wins BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winner of their first BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency.... Read more

Film deal for hyped Frankfurt children’s title

Twentieth Century Fox has signed the film rights to Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor, a children’s manuscript that was subject to an eight-publisher auction at the Frankfurt Book... Read more

Orion Children’s wins Frankfurt auction for magical trilogy

Hachette Children’s Group, along with Hachette US and Hachette Australia, has won an eight-publisher Frankfurt auction to acquire debut children’s author Jessica Townsend.... Read more

Debut dragon-slaying series to Gollancz after 'fierce' auction

Orion science fiction and fantasy imprint Gollancz has acquired a cross-over fantasy series in a "fierce" and "hotly-fought auction" by debut author Kristen Ciccarelli.... Read more

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