Pan Macmillan has signed a "remarkable” crime novel set in rural Australia by debut author Hayley Scrivenor in a two-book deal.
Serpent's Tail has signed its "stunning" first graphic novel, Alison, by author and illustrator Lizzy Stewart.
Harvill Secker has won debut novelist Rosie Price’s literary novel, What Red Was, in an "intense" five-way auction.... Read more
Transworld has bought a "pulse-pounding thriller", debut novel Last Stop Tokyo by James Buckler.
Jane Finigan has been made a partner at agency Lutyens & Rubinstein after 10 years with the business.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, the publishers behind the first UK edition of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1959), is publishing a new book by Publishers Marketplace news... Read more
Sceptre has pre-empted a literary western on the basis of three chapters. Suzie Dooré bought world rights to The Brittle Star by Davina Langdale from... Read more
Picador has won a “passionately-fought” eight-publisher auction for a debut novel by a former Profile Books editor. Editorial director Francesca Main bought UK and Commonwealth... Read more
Sceptre has acquired two new novels by Ned Beauman. Editorial director Drummond Moir bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, to the books from Jane... Read more