Literary agents say Zoom has “levelled the playing field”, with the UK publishing industry now more open to signing new international authors. ... Read more
Agents have warned of an “extremely disturbing trend” which has seen some publishers, mainly in the US, staggering more payments to authors later in the publishing schedule. ... Read more
Gollancz has bought two books from nuclear scientist and debut novelist Dr Lucy Kissick.
Orbit has scooped a worldwide deal for a fantasy epic trilogy inspired by Norse mythology from John Gwynne.
Warnings have been given of the impact of school funding shortages on literacy levels, after an infants school in prime minister Theresa May’s ward of... Read more
Little, Brown Book Group imprint Orbit has acquired Smartface, a high-concept debut thriller by Bristol-based author Heather Child.
Julie Crisp has signed debut American author A S Moser to her literary agency. Crisp, formerly senior commissioning editor at Pan Macmillan’s Tor imprint,... Read more
Julie Crisp has signed up her first author as a literary agent following her departure from Pan Macmillan. Crisp will represent Sam Hawke, an Australian... Read more
Tor’s editorial director Julie Crisp has left Pan Macmillan following a review of the company’s science fiction and fantasy publishing. Crisp was senior commissioning editor... Read more
Pan Macmillan is to publish The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks, a novel by Mark Frost, the co-creator of television show “Twin Peaks”. Adult publisher... Read more