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

Sceptre wins three-publisher auction for New Yorker cartoonist's debut

Sceptre has scooped the debut graphic novel by award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Will McPhail in a three-publisher auction. Read more

Atlantic triumphs in seven-way auction for prison diary

Following a “highly competitive” seven-way bidding war, Atlantic Books has acquired a prison diary by  BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Chris Atkins from his time at HMP Wandsworth.... Read more

John Murray to publish Syed creative problem solving guide

John Murray will publish a new book about creative problem-solving and "cognitive diversity" by Matthew Syed in September. Read more

Linda Fairstein 'dropped' by agent ICM

Ex-District Attorney Linda Fairstein’s US agent ICM has reportedly cut ties with her following the fall-out from the Netflix show about the wrongful prosecution of... Read more

Askew signs two-book deal with Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has announced a new two-novel deal with crime writer Claire Askew. Read more

Holden historical novel to Berkley in six-figure pre-empt

Bestselling author Wendy Holden's first historical novel has sold to Berkley in the US for a six-figure sum, following an exclusive pre-empt based on a... Read more

Oneworld lands Cold War thriller from former literary agent

Oneworld has bought two novels from former Janklow & Nesbit agent Tim Glister. Read more

Candlish's Our House snapped up for screen

Red Planet Pictures has optioned property thriller Our House by Louise Candlish (Simon & Schuster UK) following an auction. Read more

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