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

Howard Jacobson pens novel about love in old age

Jonathan Cape has acquired a new novel by Man Booker prize-winning author Howard Jacobson about love in old age.  Read more

'Irish Bridget Jones' gets film deal with Element

The "Irish Bridget Jones" by journalists Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen will be adapted for film by Element Pictures. Read more

'Defend and nurture' UK publishing, Wise urges policymakers

Curtis Brown agent Gordon Wise, former president of the Association of Authors' Agents, has urged parliamentarians to defend the achievements of UK publishers. ... Read more

Bodley Head pre-empts investigation into Britain's 'new politics'

The Bodley Head has pre-empted an investigation into Britain’s "radical new politics" by political journalist Jack Shenker.... Read more

Two Victoria Selman thrillers to Thomas & Mercer

Amazon Publishing’s crime and thriller imprint, Thomas & Mercer, has signed a two-book deal with psychological thriller writer Victoria Selman who makes her debut writing... Read more

Frankfurt frenzy was led by PFD and RCW

Peters Fraser + Dunlop (PFD) and Curtis Brown both sewed up 17 deals apiece in the latest edition of The Bookseller’s Rights Report, which covers the heavy... Read more

Corporates are 'beating up' agents over audio rights

An animated debate about whether publishers should automatically lay claim to audiobook rights unfolded at the FutureBook Conference. Read more

BBC snaps up Dooley's debut

BBC Books will publish BBC presenter Stacey Dooley’s debut about "extraordinary women". Read more

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