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HQ lands 'poignant' homeless novel from former midwife

HQ has bought a "gorgeously written" debut novel by Canterbury Christ Church University creative writing student and former midwife Jessica Ryn, about a homeless woman searching... Read more

Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

Female crime writing group Killer Women is launching a scheme to support emerging authors from BAME and working-class backgrounds, endorsed by J K Rowling, Ann... Read more

HQ pieces together Matheson’s Jigsaw

HQ has won an “addictive” début serial-killer crime novel, The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson, in a six-publisher auction. Read more

HQ serves up more from vegans BOSH!

HQ has acquired two further books by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, the duo behind plant-based cookery brand BOSH! Read more

HQ promotes Period. with free tampons in LBF loos

HarperCollins imprint HQ has provided free tampons and sanitary towels, available in the toilets at this year’s London Book Fair, to promote Period. by Emma... Read more

Guinness’ Queer collection subject of nine-way scrap

HarperCollins has acquired The Queer Bible, a “definitive” essay collection edited by Jack Guinness, after a nine-way auction. Read more

48-hour pre-empt from HQ for Crosby's 'breathtaking' debut

HQ has secured a debut novel from Polly Crosby through a “significant” six-figure pre-empt within two days of submission for summer 2020. Read more

Ellen's adult book snapped up for HQ

HQ has acquired "an epically romantic love story" by YA author Tom Ellen which will be one of its lead title for London Book Fair next... Read more

HQ signs 'exquisite' second volume by poet Cox

HarperCollins imprint HQ has signed an “exquisite” second volume of poetry and prose by Charly Cox, who wrote it all on her phone. Read more

Fenton joins HQ as head of digital

Bookouture’s Abigail Fenton has joined HQ as head of digital. Read more

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