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

Hodder lands Pottery Throwdown star's memoir

Hodder & Stoughton has landed a memoir by Keith Brymer Jones, star judge of Channel Four’s “The Great Pottery Throwdown”. Read more

Abell's crime fiction debut goes to HarperCollins in three-book deal

Journalist Stig Abell has signed a three-book deal with HarperCollins, including his crime fiction debut and one non-fiction title. Read more

Yellow Kite signs Blyth's 'extraordinarily powerful' memoir

Yellow Kite has signed Hope is Coming, Louise Blyth’s “extraordinarily powerful” memoir of grief, gratitude and enlightenment. Read more

PMJ to publish first book from drinks columnist Buckhaven

Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired the first book from Metro drinks columnist Rob Buckhaven, The Alcorithm, a "detailed and informative guide that uses flavour algorithms to reveal drinks readers... Read more

HarperFiction pre-empts Grace Dent's first adult novel

HarperFiction has signed up journalist and food writer Grace Dent’s début adult fiction title. 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

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