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

Sandi Toksvig to publish 'charming' almanac with Trapeze

Toksvig’s Almanac 2021, "an eclectic meander through the historical year" from the writer and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig, has been acquired by Trapeze to publish this November.... Read more

HQ bags Brand's practically perfect Poppins book

HQ has bagged a second book by comedian Katy Brand, billed as part manifesto, part celebration of Mary Poppins. Read more

Adam Kay curates stars' NHS stories for Trapeze charity collection

Trapeze is publishing an Adam Kay edited collection of personal stories about the NHS from a host of stars including Sir Paul McCartney, Louis Theroux,... Read more

Acquisitions 'holding up' but furloughing having impact, agents warn

Agents say acquisitions are generally holding up during the coronavirus crisis but the market for some sectors, including literary fiction, is proving more challenging as... Read more

Kay moves to Orion in seven-figure deal

Orion has acquired two books by Adam Kay in a "substantial" seven-figure deal, tempting the former doctor and comedian away from Picador, the imprint that... Read more

HQ signs Wilson's 'searing' memoir on autism and ageing

HQ has acquired the first adult memoir from children’s author Anna Wilson, billed as a “searing” account of autism and ageing. Read more

Yellow Kite signs Ella Mills for two more

Yellow Kite has signed two more books by Ella Mills, and is partnering with Fane Productions to run a theatre tour around her forthcoming book Deliciously Ella:... Read more

Bluebird swoops for Brand's joy journal

Bluebird has swooped for an "imaginative, beautiful and mindful" children’s activity compendium from illustrator Laura Brand, featuring a foreword by Fearne Cotton. Read more

Picador snaps up 'moving' third novel from Sarah Butler

Picador has snapped up the “tender, moving and beautifully written” third novel from Sarah Butler. Read more

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