Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired Testament, an historical fiction debut novel by Kim Sherwood, winner of the Bath Novel Award.... Read more
Literary agency Conville & Walsh is relaunching under the name C+W, and taking on a new agent, Richard Pike from sister company Curtis Brown.... Read more
Agent Lucy Luck will join Conville and Walsh on 1st November, departing Aitken Alexander Associates where she has been a senior literary agent since November... Read more
Transworld has pre-empted The Lost Pianos of Siberia by Sophy Roberts, a story of the "forgotten" instruments and of Siberia, its people and its musical... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books, an imprint of the Hachette Children’s Group, has signed the debut novel by Faber Academy graduate Lydia Ruffles.
Trapeze has signed a crime series set in the Channel Islands by debut author Lara Dearman.
Agent Patrick Walsh is to leave the agency he founded – Conville & Walsh – to set up on his own in Soho, taking authors... Read more
Ebury is publishing a "no-holds-barred" insider's account of Silicon Valley by a former employee of Twitter and Facebook.
Figures in the trade are feeling "tired but grateful" to all their donors following their grueling 26.2 mile run for the London Marathon.
Pan Macmillan and Flatiron Books have jointly acquired a "major" new book by Professor Johnjoe McFadden after pre-empting world English rights in Life is Simple:... Read more