Walker Books has signed M G Leonard's new middle-grade series, launching with Twitch in June 2021.
A book by stonemason Beatrice Searle, billed as “part memoir, part meditation on stone and the transformative power of craft”, will be published by Harvill... Read more
Elliott and Thompson has acquired a “lyrical, evocative and beautiful book” from Arctic traveller and writer Nancy Campbell called Fifty Words for Snow.... Read more
Coronet has bought a “brilliant and unique” take on failed romantic relationships by performer Haley McGee, who uses a mathematical formula to work out the cost... Read more
Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick.
Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction.
Trapeze has acquired historical mystery The Quickening by Sarah Ward, writing under a pseudonym, in a two-book deal.
Kudos has pre-emptively acquired the TV rights to female firefighter Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton's memoir, Through the Fire, which Transworld bagged rights to publish in a "substantial" pre-empt last month. ... Read more
Transworld has acquired an "empowering" memoir by one of the UK's most senior female firefighters, Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, in a "substantial" pre-empt. ... Read more
Canongate has signed Unspeakable: The Things We Cannot Say by Harriet Shawcross, saying it will be the publisher's lead title in autumn 2018.... Read more