Tagged: Juliet Pickering

Zoom has 'levelled playing field' for international authors, agents say

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 signs Vosper's book on pregnancy and baby loss

Headline Home has signed Beyond Grief: Navigating the Journey of Pregnancy and Baby Loss by Pippa Vosper.  Read more

Piatkus takes on 'Big Fat Negative' podcasters' guide to infertility

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

Diane Abbott's 'powerful' memoir won by Viking in six-way auction

Viking has won a six-publisher auction for veteran Labour politician Diane Abbott's “powerful” memoir, A Woman Like Me. Read more

Headline Review acquires two from Babalola in 'whirlwind' pre-empt

Headline Review has acquired Honey & Spice plus one more novel by Bolu Babalola, author of story collection Love in Colour (Headline, 2020). ... Read more

Promotions at Blake Friedmann for Pickering, Way, Pusey and Murrell

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 signs PRH editor's 'dazzling' debut for six figures

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 snaps up Alzayat short story collection

Picador has acquired a collection of short stories from "really exciting talent" Dima Alzayat. Read more

Fourth Estate to publish Slay in Your Lane journal and anthology

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 acquires memoir of novelist Kerry Hudson

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

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