Tagged: Caroline Michel

'Godfather of the industry' Michael Sissons dies

Veteran literary agent and "godfather of the industry" Michael Sissons has died aged 83. Read more

Jones promoted to c.f.o. at PFD

Kevin Jones has been promoted to chief financial officer at Peters Fraser and Dunlop (PFD). Read more

Morality clauses 'have doubled' over the last year

Instances of so-called "morality clauses" in authors’ contracts have doubled over the last year, according to one prominent UK literary agent. Read more

Domestic violence and terrorism link explored by Smith

Journalist and human rights campaigner Joan Smith is publishing a book exploring the link between domestic violence and acts of terrorism with Quercus imprint riverrun.... Read more

Aster to publish The Chakra Project

Octopus imprint Aster is publishing The Chakra Project, a visual introduction to the chakras, from former journalist and professional healer Georgia Coleridge. ... Read more

Faber snaps up brutal Girl from O’Brien

Faber has signed a "brutal" story of incarceration, horror and hunger by Edna O’Brien. Read more

Jonathan Godfrey joins Hay Festival board

Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors. Read more

Elizabeth Sheinkman joins PFD

Literary agency Peters Fraser & Dunlop has appointed Elizabeth Sheinkman as executive director of the Books Department and senior agent. Read more

TV deal for Fellowes' Mitford Murders

Jessica Fellowes’ debut novel The Mitford Murders (Sphere) has been optioned for television by Left Bank Pictures, producers of "The Crown". ... Read more

Agents' trade strong but publishers demand more

Advances for psychological thrillers 'plateau' as agents fear market is becoming more crowded. Read more

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