Tagged: Johnson & Alcock

McDonnell's trilogy optioned for TV by Avalon

TV production company Avalon has optioned screen rights to Irish author Caimh McDonnell's series The Dublin Trilogy, with Chris Addison on board to develop the project.... Read more

Trapeze takes on anthology curated by Young People’s Laureate for London

Trapeze will publish an anthology curated by Cecilia Knapp, the Young People’s Laureate for London.    Read more

HQ signs Uddin's epic family drama

HQ has signed The Halfways, a “very special” debut family drama from Nilopar Uddin. Read more

Sphere bags 'riotously funny' Myers rom-com

Callum Kenny, editor for Sphere fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for two new novels from Justin Myers. Rights were acquired from... Read more

Piatkus secures rights to finale in Supernatural Sisters series

Piatkus is publishing the culmination of Maria Lewis’s Supernatural Sisters series, snapping up rights in both The Rose Daughter and a subsequent untitled book completing the eight-book series.... Read more

W&N acquires 'miraculously relevant' debut

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought a "poetic and political" debut literary novel about the English identity crisis.     Read more

HarperCollins wins auction for Holland's Echo Man

HarperCollins has triumphed in a multi-publisher deal for thriller The Echo Man by Sam Holland in a two-book deal. Read more

Angry Robot picks up third title from Johnston

Independent publisher Angry Robot has acquired a third title from Cameron Johnston, The Maleficent Seven. Read more

Tinder Press pre-empts Mahfouz's 'personal and political' look at British Empire

Tinder has acquired These Bodies of Water: Navigating Britain's Imprint on the Middle East by Sabrina Mahfouz, a "powerful meditation" on the influence of the British Empire. ... Read more

Virago acquires two books from debut author Kate Maxwell

Virago will publish Hush by Kate Maxwell, a "compulsive and powerful" debut novel about the dark side of motherhood and the first in a two-book... Read more

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