Tagged: Laura Williams

Arrow signs Ainsworth's 'moving' adult debut

Cornerstone imprint Arrow has acquired the debut adult novel from Carnegie-nominated children's author Eve Ainsworth.   Read more

Hodder acquires 'LGBTQ+ reimagining' of Austen story

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Heiress by Molly Greeley, an "LGBTQ+ reimagining" of the life of the Pride and Prejudice character Anne de Bourgh.... Read more

Williams departs PFD after seven years for Greene & Heaton

Laura Williams, currently a literary agent at PFD, is joining Greene & Heaton where she will continue to build her list.... Read more

'Incredible' scramble to sign Headline editor’s 'uplit' debut ends in six-figure deal

Orion has pre-empted an "uplit" debut from Headline non-fiction editor Richard Roper in a "major" six-figure deal within 48 hours of submission.... Read more

Bloomsbury signs memoir of concentration camp survivor

Bloomsbury is to publish the "remarkable" memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, who survived three Nazi concentration camps, slave labour and the anti-Semitic Communist dictatorship of former... Read more

Sphere acquires Lush memoir

Sphere has acquired the memoir of blogger, actress and comedian Gabrielle Fernie. Read more

PFD promotes Williams to agent

Laura Williams at Peters Fraser + Dunlop has been promoted to agent.  Read more

Playwright's debut to Transworld

Transworld has acquired two novels by award-winning playwright Barney Norris. Commissioning editor Suzanne Bridson bought world rights to Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain... Read more

Orion signs novel from Lester

Orion has acquired a novel by former journalist Jem Lester, who won the 2013 PFD/City University Prize for Fiction. Commissioning editor Jemima Forrester bought world... Read more

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