Tagged: Emma Paterson

Fourth Estate signs 'powerful and timely' Uwagba essay

Fourth Estate has signed Whites, a “powerful and timely” essay by Otegha Uwagba. Read more

Vintage signs 'vital' collection of writing on LGBTQ+ rights

Vintage has signed a “vital” campaigning collection of new writing on LGBTQ+ rights edited by journalist Amelia Abraham. Read more

Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents.... Read more

Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... Read more

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more

Sudjic moves to Bloomsbury in two-book deal

Sympathy author Olivia Sudjic has moved to Bloomsbury in a two-book deal. Read more

Weidenfeld & Nicolson pre-empts In the Cut reissue

Orion imprint Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a reissue of “cult classic” In the Cut by Susanna Moore. Read more

Toon's 'outstanding' debut goes to Doubleday

Sceptre editor Francine Toon has written an "outstanding gothic thriller" debut, Pine, to be published by Doubleday. Read more

Lenny Henry and Sharmaine Lovegrove contribute to Headline Windrush title

Headline is publishing a new exploration of the Windrush generation, Mother Country: a book comprising over 20 real-life stories, and including contributions from MP David Lammy, comedian Lenny... Read more

Viking explores 'age of anxiety' in second novel from Luiza Sauma

Viking is publishing a new novel about the modern condition and "our age of anxiety" from Luiza Sauma, whose debut novel, Flesh and Bone and Water,... Read more

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