Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal. ... Read more
Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction. ... Read more
Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett, author of Pond (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2015).
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired two more titles in the Dragon Realm series by Katie and Kevin Tsang.
Headline has acquired Fallen Idols, an "enlightening and witty" tour through the modern history of statues from historian and commentator Alex von Tunzelmann.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has won a 15-way auction to publish a "genre-defying, time-travelling" YA thriller, The Upper World by Femi Fadugba.... Read more
Ross Montgomery is joining the Walker Books list after the publisher landed two new fiction titles and a pair of picture books.
Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square.... Read more
Rogers, Coleridge and White (RCW) has secured the largest number of territories for a UK thriller pre-publication, netting 37 international deals for debut author Alex... Read more
The 2018 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers’ Award is fast approaching.