Literary agents say Zoom has “levelled the playing field”, with the UK publishing industry now more open to signing new international authors. ... Read more
Headline Home has signed Beyond Grief: Navigating the Journey of Pregnancy and Baby Loss by Pippa Vosper.
Piatkus has acquired Big Fat Negative: The Essential Guide to Infertility, IVF and the Trials of Trying for a Baby, by journalists Emma Haslett and Gabriella Griffith,... Read more
Viking has won a six-publisher auction for veteran Labour politician Diane Abbott's “powerful” memoir, A Woman Like Me.
Headline Review has acquired Honey & Spice plus one more novel by Bolu Babalola, author of story collection Love in Colour (Headline, 2020). ... Read more
Several promotions have been announced within the Blake Friedmann agency team, seeing Juliet Pickering, vice-head of books, and Daisy Way, currently finance manager, become directors, while James Pusey... Read more
Fourth Estate has won a five-publisher auction for the “dazzling” debut novel from PRH assistant editor Kasim Ali, in a six-figure two-book deal.... Read more
Picador has acquired a collection of short stories from "really exciting talent" Dima Alzayat.
Fourth Estate will publish two more Slay in Your Lane titles following the success of the first book by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené.... Read more
Chatto & Windus has acquired the "timely and affecting" memoir of novelist Kerry Hudson, Lowborn, exploring what it means to be poor in post-Brexit Britain.... Read more