Tagged: Francesca Main

US rights in Main's first book for Phoenix fly in six-figure deal

US rights in Phoenix's publishing debut, Fault Lines by British-Japanese author Emily Itami, have been snapped up in a six-figure deal. ... Read more

Phoenix signs Perkins-Valdez in overnight pre-empt

Orion’s new literary-commercial imprint Phoenix has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to If This Is Peace by New York Times-bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez in an... Read more

Main grabs powerful tale of sterilisation from Perkins-Valdez

Phoenix Books publisher Francesca Main has snapped up a novel by US author Dolen Perkins-Valdez with “powerful themes of race, class and eugenics”, in an... Read more

Francesca Main moves to Orion to set up new imprint

Francesca Main is moving to the Orion Publishing Group in the newly created role of publisher after eight years at Picador. Read more

Picador buys 'unforgettable' Stonex novel amid global rights frenzy

Picador has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for an “unforgettable” new novel from Emma Stonex in a two-book deal, with rights already being gobbled up... Read more

Picador snaps up 'moving' third novel from Sarah Butler

Picador has snapped up the “tender, moving and beautifully written” third novel from Sarah Butler. Read more

Promotions for Mirchandani, Main and Morley in Picador restructure

Picador has revealed promotions for Ravi Mirchandani, Francesca Main and George Morley as part of an editorial restructure. Read more

Picador signs 'deeply moving' Rosner debut novel

Picador has acquired the “deeply moving” debut novel from Jennifer Rosner about a young Jewish mother and her daughter hiding inside a barn in Nazi-occupied... Read more

Picador pre-empts The Reluctant Carer after anonymous viral article

Picador has pre-empted non-fiction book The Reluctant Carer by an anonymous author whose recent article went viral. Read more

Picador lands 'magnificent' Wood novel set in Bauhaus art school

Picador has acquired a “magnificent” new novel by Naomi Wood set in Germany’s Bauhaus art school. Read more

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