Tagged: Julia Silk

Borough Press nets Charlotte Philby's Cambridge spy novel

The Borough Press has acquired two more books from "powerhouse" thriller writer Charlotte Philby, including a novelisation of the life of her grandfather, Cambridge spy... Read more

Agents respond to #PublishingPaidMe debate

Publishers need to invest more in bringing diverse talent to market and find new ways to ascribe “value” to the books they buy, some agents... Read more

Acquisitions 'holding up' but furloughing having impact, agents warn

Agents say acquisitions are generally holding up during the coronavirus crisis but the market for some sectors, including literary fiction, is proving more challenging as... Read more

Headline Home buys book on 'orgasm gap'

Headline Home has bought a book on the "orgasm gap" from psychosexologist Dr Karen Gurney. Read more

Silk swaps MBA for Kingsford Campbell

Julia Silk will join Kingsford Campbell this month from MBA where she has been a literary agent since 2016. Read more

Borough Press buys debut by Charlotte Philby

HarperCollins' Borough Press has acquired world English language rights to a debut novel by Charlotte Philby, described as "an irresistible combination of espionage and domestic suspense".... Read more

Penguin Life to publish guide to 'guilt-free' pregnancy and birth

Penguin Life is publishing pregnancy guru Rebecca Shiller’s "empowering" guide, Your No-Guilt Pregnancy Plan, in March 2018. Read more

Fatherly advice book to 4th Estate

4th Estate has acquired What We Are Teaching Our Sons by journalist and copywriter Owen Booth, and another untitled novel, from Julia Silk at MBA.... Read more

Readers set to retreat to utopia and nostalgia in 2017

The spectre of Donald Trump and Brexit will have a big influence on book trends in 2017, publishers and agents have predicted, with opportunities in... Read more

New imprints splash 'huge' sums

Brexit has not stopped the flow of deals struck by UK publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair, as new imprints, “hungry” for big acquisitions, are... Read more

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