Tagged: Kishani Widyaratna

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

Picador triumphs in nine-way auction for 'sharp' Moss novel

Picador has scooped the "heart-stopping" new novel from Sarah Moss in a six-figure deal following a heated nine-way auction. Read more

Picador scoops Howland books in four-way auction

Picador has scooped three works by "extraordinary" US writer Bette Howland in a four-way auction. Read more

Picador bags Laing's essay collection on importance of art

Picador has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art. Read more

Picador triumphs in five-way auction for 'remarkable' novels by Kawakami

Picador has snared a “remarkable” trio of novels by acclaimed Japanese author Mieko Kawakami in a five-way auction. Read more

Picador signs Boochani memoir written on WhatsApp in detention centre

Picador has signed an “extraordinary” memoir in a four-way auction from Iranian Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani, which he secretly wrote on WhatsApp while being held... Read more

Picador wins seven-way auction for Jamaican poet Sinclair's memoir

Picador has scooped Jamaican poet Safiya Sinclair’s memoir in a three-book deal following a heated seven-way auction. Read more

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