Tagged: Curtis Brown

Hunger for the new – the engine which powers publishing

Karolina Sutton looks at publishing's appetite for debuts. Read more

Joined agency

Are there are too many literary agencies? All other sectors of the industry have consolidated in response to digital disruption—publishers, booksellers, wholesalers and public relations... Read more

Welbeck Fiction scoops 'superb' Holden novel in six-figure deal

Welbeck Fiction has scooped a “superb” novel about royal governess Marion Crawford by Wendy Holden in a two-book, six-figure deal. Read more

D J Taylor to write second Orwell biography for Constable

Constable has signed a fresh biography of George Orwell by D J Taylor, whose earlier book on the writer, published in 2003, won the Whitbread... Read more

Louise Candlish signs two-book deal with S&S UK

Simon & Schuster UK has signed a two-book deal with thriller author Louise Candlish, with the first title billed as a commute-based tale of “passion, envy and murder”. ... Read more

Bluebird swoops for Brand's joy journal

Bluebird has swooped for an "imaginative, beautiful and mindful" children’s activity compendium from illustrator Laura Brand, featuring a foreword by Fearne Cotton. Read more

Headline Review pre-empts 'remarkable' Druart debut as international offers flood in

​Headline Review has pre-empted world rights to the debut novel from Ruth Druart, with 11 international rights deals following for the "remarkable read". Read more

Bolinda snaps up Sophie Dahl children's book

Bolinda has acquired exclusive audio rights to Sophie Dahl’s debut children’s book, Madame Badobedah.  Read more

Orion pre-empts crime novel from Oscar winner Moore

Orion has pre-empted the first contemporary crime novel from Oscar-winning "The Imitation Game" screenwriter and novelist Graham Moore, inspired by his experience on a jury.... Read more

Picador snaps up 'moving' third novel from Sarah Butler

Picador has snapped up the “tender, moving and beautifully written” third novel from Sarah Butler. Read more

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