Aria has acquired Phyllida Shrimpton's "truly special" debut adult novel, The Shape of Happiness, in a two-book deal.
The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom... Read more
Transworld editorial director Francesca Best has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to four more titles from Jo Thomas in a "substantial" six-figure deal made with David Headley at DHH.... Read more
Doubleday has pre-empted The Second Sight of Zachary Cloudesley by Sean Lusk, a historical debut set against the backdrop of 18th-century London and Constantinople. ... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has signed Men at War, a "radical queering of military history" from The Quietus co-founder Luke Turner.... Read more
HQ has acquired a ghostly historical debut, Greyswick, and one other novel written by Anita Frank.
D H H Literary agency is to hold pitch sessions for unrepresented writers next month.