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

Anita Rani's 'deeply personal' memoir to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK will publish The Right Sort of Girl, a "deeply personal" coming-of-age memoir from broadcaster Anita Rani.  Read more

Borough Press takes Munnik's 'haunting' The Aerialists

The Borough Press has bought The Aerialists by Katie Munnik, a “haunting” novel based on the true story of teenage girl who fell to her death during... Read more

Agents round on Amazon and publishers' Kindle Unlimited push

Four leading literary agents have warned of Amazon’s increased dominance following the lockdown and the decision of some major houses to put books into Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited... Read more

Endeavour to publish 'hopeful' memoir of mother’s experience raising disabled son

Octopus imprint Endeavour is to publish The Cracks That Let the Light In by Jessica Moxham, an "uplifting, hopeful" memoir about her experiences raising her disabled... Read more

Cape wins debut by psychiatrist and comedian Benji Waterhouse

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for a “fly-on-the-padded-wall” debut from junior psychiatrist and comedy writer Benji Waterhouse. Read more

HQ acquires debut from Primadonna Prize winner

HQ will publish the debut novel Ginger and Me from Elissa Soave, who won the inaugural Primadonna Prize in 2019. Read more

Nicky Campbell joins the Hodder family

Hodder & Stoughton will publish broadcaster Nicky Campbell's memoir One of the Family, which will focus on family, adoption, mental health and Campbell's "miracle dog" Maxwell. ... Read more

Arcadia scoops Cobbold's first book in 10 years

Arcadia Books has scooped the first book in 10 years from acclaimed novelist Marika Cobbold, described as a “sharp, poignant and laugh-out-loud funny” story.... Read more

HQ acquires Mayer and mother's Good Grief memoir

HQ has acquired a memoir by the co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party Catherine Mayer and her mother Anne Mayer Bird, written after they were... Read more

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