Tagged: Cathryn Summerhayes

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more

Mitchell Beazley lands Hix angling adventures

Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has landed the angling adventures of chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix. Read more

Picador lands 'magnificent' Wood novel set in Bauhaus art school

Picador has acquired a “magnificent” new novel by Naomi Wood set in Germany’s Bauhaus art school. Read more

Faber triumphs in six-way auction for Watson debut

Faber has won a six-publisher auction for Financial Times journalist Rebecca Watson’s debut novel little scratch. Read more

HQ scoops Brand's fruity tribute to 'Dirty Dancing'

HQ will publish “a warm, witty, honest, and accessible” account of writer and comedian Katy Brand’s life-long obsession with "Dirty Dancing", I Carried a Watermelon, billed... Read more

No deal Brexit: Export and printing logistics are key trade concerns

Export and printing logistics have emerged as key trade concerns in the event of a no deal Brexit, with indie publishers and printers warning shipping and customs... Read more

Publishers 'directly taking money from authors' pockets' in audio negotiations, FutureBook hears

Publishers have been blasted for "directly taking money from authors' pockets" when it comes to audio, both by sitting on audio rights and for paying "pitiful" royalties to authors on... Read more

Summerhayes to spark rights debate at FutureBook Live

Curtis Brown agent Cathryn Summerhayes is to join the morning keynotes at The Bookseller’s AudioBook Conference, held as part of FutureBook Live (30th November).... Read more

Harvill Secker to publish feminist horror collection from Kirsty Logan

Harvill Secker is publishing a collection of feminist, literary horror stories from Scottish writer Kirsty Logan next October. Read more

Bloomsbury wins FBF's 'Three Women' after six-publisher auction

One of Frankfurt Book Fair’s most talked-about books, a "revelatory" eight-year investigation into women’s sex lives, has gone to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction.... Read more

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