Tagged: Laura Macdougall

'Let's not continue to allow a failure of visibility to persist'

Literary agent Laura Macdougall says it is right to celebrate achievements in the fight for LGBTQ equality, but we must make sure to look beyond... Read more

Lingwood's imprint to launch with Jess Phillips and ISIS brides books

Octopus has announced Jake Lingwood’s new imprint, named Monoray, will launch with a manifesto for change by MP Jess Phillips and a military memoir about... Read more

Ballantine bags New Girl in six-figure pre-empt

World rights to the Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s début novel were sold to US publisher Kate Miciak at Ballantine in a six-figure, two-book pre-empt.... Read more

Sunday Times journalist's 'uplifting' debut to Trapeze

Trapeze has signed the debut novel of Sunday Times journalist Leaf Arbuthnot. Read more

Macdougall joins United Agents

Laura Macdougall is joining United Agents next month after two “wonderful” years with Tibor Jones & Associates. Read more

Elton John and Jim Broadbent lead FBF hotlists

A memoir from Elton John and a graphic novel from Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent are among the hottest as-yet-unsigned properties from UK agents heading into the... Read more

Kaite Welsh pens 'feminist' Victorian crime series

Headline has acquired a "feminist" Victorian crime series by journalist Kaite Welsh, about a "trailblazing" female doctor-turned-detective. Read more

Virago to publish 'agenda-setting' Trans Like Me

Virago Press has bought a book tackling "burning questions about transgender identity". Read more

Lost Things found in seven territories

Ruth Hogan’s début, a “perfect book-club read”, has hit a lucky seven in foreign rights sales with publishers acquiring before and during this year’s fair.... Read more

Auctions across Europe for debut novel

A debut novel has sparked auctions across Europe. Two Roads in the UK won an auction for The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan,... Read more

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