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Sceptre pre-empts musician Mikel Jollett's memoir

Sceptre has pre-empted Hollywood Park by musician and writer Mikel Jollett, frontman of indie band The Airborne Toxic Event. Read more

Sceptre to celebrate East and Southeast Asian identity in essay collection

Sceptre is publishing East Side Voices, a collection of essays by "the brightest East and Southeast Asian voices in Britain today".... Read more

Sceptre pre-empts Bomann debut sold in 20 territories

Sceptre has pre-empted psychiatrist and 12-time Danish table tennis champion Anne Cathrine Bomann's debut novel–a book which has been sold in 20 territories.... 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

Sceptre signs 'powerful' memoir My Past is a Foreign Country

Sceptre is to publish a "powerful and timely memoir" by 26-year-old writer Zeba Talkhani entitled My Past is a Foreign Country. Read more

Sceptre wins 25 year-old's literary debut in four-way auction

Sceptre has acquired British literary debut Saltwater, a "tenderly evocative and poetic" novel by 25-year old Jessica Andrews, in a four-way auction.... Read more

Buchanan novel to Sceptre after 'fierce' six-way auction

Sceptre has acquired Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan - "a unique exploration of love, loneliness and reconciliation" - following a "fierce" six-way auction.... Read more

Herdman joins Hodder from Curtis Brown

Hodder & Stoughton is strengthening its fiction department by appointing Curtis Brown's Emma Herdman and promoting two people. Read more

Seven up for Lewis’ The Barrowfields

Sceptre assistant editor Francine Toon Phillip Lewis’ The Barrowfields, bringing the number of territories the début has sold into to seven.... Read more

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