Hamish Hamilton has acquired Cursed Bread, an "enthralling" new novel by Booker-nominated author Sophie Mackintosh.
Independent publisher Peninsula Press has acquired Still Life, the sixth novel from Zoe Wicomb and Elvia Wilk's debut Oval, as part of its growing list of "boundary-pushing" fiction. ... Read more
Bloomsbury assistant editor Jessica George’s "gut-punching" debut, Maame, has gone to Hodder & Stoughton in an eight-way auction and has been snapped up in the US... Read more
David Higham Agency has revealed the line-up of top agents taking part in its events ahead of its New Writers' Open Week for under-represented talent.... Read more
Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a three-book series from debut crime writer S W Kane.
Zaffre has snapped up debut author Kate Bradley’s “riveting” suspense thriller, To Keep You Safe.
HarperFiction has pre-empted a psychological thriller, Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough, and a second title in a six-figure deal. Deputy publishing director Natasha Bardon... Read more
Publishers are kicking off 2016 with débuts they hope to launch as the next big thing.
HarperCollins Children’s Books will next year publish a new YA novel by Jenny Valentine. Five Colour One, Valentine’s first novel in five years, tells the... Read more