Karolina Sutton looks at publishing's appetite for debuts.
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
Curtis Brown will hold its own digital book fair for adult and children's rights in March, in lieu of the normal London Book Fair and... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has snapped up Rachelle Atalla’s debut novel The Pharmacist, as well as a second novel by the author.... Read more
Cornerstone UK’s Del Rey imprint will publish Ava Reid's debut novel, The Wolf and the Woodsman, in June 2021. ... Read more
Bloomsbury Continuum has acquired When America Stopped Being Great by BBC New York correspondent Nick Bryant.
Headline Publishing Group has acquired The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta, a "bold, swoon-worthy and utterly modern" debut novel. ... Read more
Monica Ali, the author of four novels including the Booker Prize-shortlisted Brick Lane, is moving to Virago with her first novel in a decade following a... Read more
Bonnier Books UK will publish The Right Sort of Girl, a "deeply personal" coming-of-age memoir from broadcaster Anita Rani.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson will publish Forever Young, a memoir from Oscar-winning actress Hayley Mills about her early years.