Tagged: Jenny Brown

Canongate signs anthology of Scottish voices edited by Val McDermid

Canongate will publish an anthology offering “a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices” created by crime author Val McDermid and geographer Jo Sharp.... Read more

'Cultural trailblazer' Alasdair Gray dies aged 85

Writer and artist Alasdair Gray has died aged 85 with the trade paying tribute to the "cultural trailblazer" and his "forward-looking vision". Read more

Pan Mac scoops historical crime novel in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has landed the first novel in a historical crime fiction series from D V Bishop. Read more

Black & White signs new Conlin novel in two-book deal

Black & White has acquired a “mesmerising and compelling” new novel by Juliet Conlin in a two-book deal. Read more

2019 predictions: an 'alternative' look ahead to what the next year holds

A fresh selection of book trade figures give their predictions and hopes for the year ahead, with regional and ethnic diversity high on the wish-lists... Read more

Trapeze signs two-book deal with Alison Belsham

Trapeze has signed a new two-book deal with thriller writer Alison Belsham, taking her debut The Tattoo Thief on into a trilogy.... Read more

Sceptre acquires Threads of Life

Sceptre has acquired Threads of Life by Clare Hunter: a history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of men and women who have used  "the language of sewing" to... Read more

Searle sets up new publisher as Freight Books is wound up

Adrian Searle has set up a new publishing company, The Bookseller understands, as his former press Freight Books is officially wound up.... Read more

Trapeze inks deal for Tattoo Thief thriller

Trapeze has acquired a high-concept thriller, The Tattoo Thief by Alison Belsham, who won a pitching event at the Bloody Scotland festival.... Read more

Freight Books in talks to sell

Scottish independent Freight Books has revealed that it is "exploring the opportunity" to sell off the company. Read more

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