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

Pushkin's new recruit Wade scoops Sarah Blau’s thriller

Newly appointed Pushkin editor Harriet Wade has acquired Sarah Blau’s psychological thriller The Others, weeks after joining the publisher from Oneworld.... Read more

The British Book Awards in pictures

David Walliams invites Tony Ross on stage, Ruth Jones presents Imprint of the Year and the BOSH! duo celebrate on the red carpet in our... Read more

Askew signs two-book deal with Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has announced a new two-novel deal with crime writer Claire Askew. Read more

Primadonna festival 'gives prominence' to women's writing

New literary event the Primadonna festival will give "prominence to work by women”, with support from author Kit de Waal and Curtis Brown agent Cathryn Summerhayes.... Read more

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

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