Tagged: Carrie Plitt

Zoom has 'levelled playing field' for international authors, agents say

Literary agents say Zoom has “levelled the playing field”, with the UK publishing industry now more open to signing new international authors.  ... Read more

Thomas' short stories snared by Virago in three-way auction

A debut short story collection by Cathy Thomas has gone to Virago in a three-way auction.  Read more

Literary agencies plan hybrid working options post-lockdown

Literary agencies such as Curtis Brown and Felicity Bryan Associates are increasingly planning hybrid working policies post-lockdown with staff mostly going in part-time since restrictions... Read more

Oneworld pre-empts 'tragicomic' history of Eastern Europe from Mikanowski

Oneworld has pre-empted Goodbye, Eastern Europe! An All but Forgotten History by Jacob Mikanowski. Read more

One Boat wins nine-way auction for climate activist Nakate

Pan Macmillan's sustainability imprint One Boat has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for A Bigger Picture, billed as “part rousing manifesto, part poignant memoir” from Ugandan climate... Read more

Daunt Books wins four-way battle for Lavery memoir

Daunt Books Publishing has won a four-way auction for Please Miss by Grace Lavery, a speculative memoir about addiction recovery and gender transition.... Read more

W&N to publish What Is History Now?

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing an essay collection called What Is History Now? featuring contributions from Maya Jasanoff, Peter Frankopan and Simon Schama and edited by Helen Carr... Read more

Bodley Head wins 11-publisher auction for Odell

The Bodley Head has won an 11-publisher auction for the next book by Jenny Odell, author of the New York Times bestseller How To Do Nothing.... Read more

Bridging the gap: on agenting and Oxford

Last year was a bumper year for Felicity Bryan Associates. We had three authors shortlisted for the Costa; winners of the James Tait Black, Hawthornden... Read more

Bodley Head wins five-way auction for Riley's revisionist history of empire

The Bodley Head has won a five-way auction for Charlotte Lydia Riley’s "fresh and vital" revisionist history of post-war imperial Britain.... Read more

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