Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits.... Read more
Coronet has bought a “brilliant and unique” take on failed romantic relationships by performer Haley McGee, who uses a mathematical formula to work out the cost... Read more
Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick.
Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction.
Trapeze has acquired historical mystery The Quickening by Sarah Ward, writing under a pseudonym, in a two-book deal.
OWN IT! will publish former secondary school teacher Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel after founder and publisher Crystal Mahey-Morgan acquired the rights in a deal negotiated... Read more
Eleanor Birne, publishing director at John Murray, is joining David Godwin Associates.
Lisette Verhagen will be returning to David Godwin Associates from Susanna Lea Associates as head of foreign rights and agent.
Kudos has pre-emptively acquired the TV rights to female firefighter Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton's memoir, Through the Fire, which Transworld bagged rights to publish in a "substantial" pre-empt last month. ... Read more
Transworld has acquired an "empowering" memoir by one of the UK's most senior female firefighters, Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, in a "substantial" pre-empt. ... Read more