Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive.
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 has bagged a second book by comedian Katy Brand, billed as part manifesto, part celebration of Mary Poppins.
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
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
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 has acquired the first adult memoir from children’s author Anna Wilson, billed as a “searing” account of autism and ageing.
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 has swooped for an "imaginative, beautiful and mindful" children’s activity compendium from illustrator Laura Brand, featuring a foreword by Fearne Cotton.
Picador has snapped up the “tender, moving and beautifully written” third novel from Sarah Butler.