Bloomsbury has pre-empted Lisa Harding’s second novel about a failed actress struggling with motherhood and addiction.
Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years.
Literary agent Clare Alexander is one of three new trustees to join writers’ development agency New Writing North along with education expert Mike Parker and... Read more
Virago is publishing historical novelist Clare Clark’s new book, In the Full Light of the Sun, following the fortunes of three Berliners caught up in a devastating scandal... Read more
After a tough year at Aitken Alexander, Clare Alexander says the agency is ready to return to the spotlight.
Chatto & Windus has acquired rights to the new "quirky" novel by Diana Evans, a study of modern relationships and identity called Ordinary People. ... Read more
Bloomsbury is to publish Red Birds, the new novel by Mohammed Hanif in September 2018, backed by a "major" campaign.
Pan Macmillan has acquired a biography from Judith Mackrell about "bold and brilliant" women who became war correspondents.
Orion Fiction has bought two more books by Fanny Blake. The deal includes An Italian Summer, a novel about friendship, family secrets and second chances set in southern Italy. ... Read more
Chris Wellbelove has joined Aitken Alexander Associates in the role of agent from Greene and Heaton, while Lesley Thorne has been appointed managing director of... Read more