Tagged: Kishani Widyaratna

Picador wins four-way auction for 10 books from Kincaid

Picador has won a four-way auction for 10 books from Jamaica Kincaid, hailed by the publisher as “one of our greatest living writers”. Read more

Picador wins Polzin's 'irresistible' Brood in six-way auction

Picador has won a six-publisher auction for Jackie Polzin's “irresistible” debut Brood, a novel about grief, motherhood and chickens. Read more

Oh, Laing signs: Picador inks Crudo author's newest

Picador has bagged a “groundbreaking and essential” new work of non-fiction by Olivia Laing in a six-figure deal. Read more

Picador signs Antrobus collection at auction

Picador has snapped up a new collection of poetry from 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize winner Raymond Antrobus in a multi-publisher auction. Read more

Widyaratna and Caless raise £11k for The Trussell Trust

Kishani Widyaratna and Kit Caless have helped raise more than £11,000 for people in poverty in the UK. Read more

Widyaratna and Caless raise £4k in hours for food banks in trade crowdfunder

Picador commissioning editor Kishani Widyaratna (pictured) and Influx Press co-founder Kit Caless have launched a fundraiser for people in the publishing industry to donate money to the Trussell... Read more

Picador reveals raft of promotions with Doyle and Jonathan made editorial directors

Picador’s Kris Doyle and Sophie Jonathan have both been promoted to editorial director while Ansa Khan Khattak and Kishani Widyaratna are also stepping up at... Read more

Picador scoops astrology guide from Twitter stars the Astro Poets

Picador has scooped a witty 21st century astrology guide from Twitter stars the Astro Poets, helping readers navigate their friendships, career and love life.... Read more

Picador pre-empts 'razor-sharp' debut from Leilani

Picador has pre-empted a “razor-sharp, brutal and darkly comic” debut novel from recent NYU graduate Raven Leilani about a black millennial woman pulled into a... Read more

Porter, Laing and Mackintosh on board as trade rallies behind Review Bookshop abortion rights fundraiser

The literary community has gathered behind a fundraiser at the Review Bookshop to support abortion rights with more than 80 prizes from authors including Max Porter and Olivia Laing,... Read more

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