Tagged: Francesca Main

New Adam Kay for Christmas 2019

Paul Baggaley at Picador has acquired world rights and audio from Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis Brown for a new book by Adam Kay, author of... 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

Lee Miller debut snapped up in 48 hours by Picador

An American debut novel based on the life of Lee Miller, which sparked a major US bidding war, has been pre-empted by Picador within 48 hours of submission. ... Read more

Picador signs second medical memoir from Adam Kay

Picador has acquired a second memoir from comedian and TV writer Adam Kay, author of This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, in a "major" deal.... Read more

Two more Jessie Burton novels to Picador

Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more

Edelstein the Main event as Picador bags memoir

Picador has acquired the memoir of writer and journalist Jean Hannah Edelstein. Read more

Pan Mac promotes Francesca Main and Trish Jackson

Pan Macmillan has promoted editorial directors Francesca Main and Trish Jackson as part of its "ongoing" aim to grow its commercial and literary fiction programmes.... Read more

New Megan Abbott novel to Picador

Picador is publishing a new novel from Megan Abbott, a psychological thriller called Give Me Your Hand, in spring 2018.  Read more

Frankfurt: women-centred stories dominate

The firing pistol for the annual rights frenzy ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) has sounded, with publishers battling it out to find the... Read more

Picador wins Dear Mrs Bird in seven-way auction

Picador has won a debut novel by A J Pearce, Dear Mrs Bird, after a "passionately-fought" seven-publisher auction. Read more

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