Tagged: Cathryn Summerhayes

Times might be tough, but let’s stop moaning about the big book fairs

Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive. Read more

PMJ bags 'definitive' Shackleton biography from Fiennes

Penguin Michael Joseph has signed Shackleton, a "definitive" new biography of Britain’s "greatest historical explorer", written by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. ... Read more

Trapeze lands Sandi Toksvig's Atlas

Trapeze has acquired Toksvig’s Atlas, a book of "eclectic ramblings around the world" by writer and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig. ... Read more

HQ pre-empts Georgina Moore's 'stunningly accomplished' debut in two-book deal

HQ has pre-empted The Garnett Girls and one untitled book by Georgina Moore, an award-winning book publicist who is deputy m.d. of Midas PR agency.   ... Read more

DK takes two from Donaldson and Hopkinson

DK is to publish It's Your Loss by Robyn Donaldson and Emma Hopkinson in a two-book deal. Read more

HarperCollins acquires Sharkey memoir about murderer brother

HarperCollins has acquired a book by journalist Alix Sharkey exploring his experience growing up with a brother now imprisoned for the murder of teenager Danielle... Read more

Craig signs new two-book deal with Little, Brown

Little, Brown publisher Richard Beswick has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to two more novels from Amanda Craig, in a deal made with Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis... Read more

Kay signs with Puffin for two more children's books

Adam Kay has signed a new deal with Puffin for two books, in addition to Kay's Marvellous Medicine coming this September. ... Read more

Whitaker's We Begin at the End optioned by 20th Television

US production company 20th Television has acquired rights to develop Chris Whitaker's We Begin at the End (Zaffre, 2020) in a "highly competitive situation", according... Read more

Corsair signs Shand's 'hugely entertaining' future tech tale

Corsair has signed A Model Citizen, a “hugely entertaining” tale of the future by Daniel Shand. Read more

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