Tagged: Louisa Joyner

Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now... Read more

Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day.... Read more

Faber takes on debut from 'fantastic new talent' Una Mannion

Faber has acquired Irish-based author Una Mannion's "utterly captivating" debut novel. Read more

Joyner promoted to publishing director at Faber

Faber’s editorial director Louisa Joyner has been promoted to publishing director with immediate effect. Read more

Women's Prize to formulate new policy around gender criteria

The Women's Prize for Fiction has said it is working on a policy around gender fluid, transgender and transgender non-binary writers after featuring non-binary author Akwaeke... Read more

BBC winner Persaud's debut goes to Faber in 7-way auction

Faber has acquired the debut from BBC Short Story winner Ingrid Persaud to be a superlead for 2020, following a seven-publisher auction. Read more

'Astonishing' demand for Milkman continues

Faber has experienced an “astonishing” demand for Anna Burns’ Milkman since it won the Man Booker Prize, selling 63,288 copies through Nielsen BookScan and 250,000 B-format copies out of its... Read more

Faber buys essays from Samantha Irby

Faber will publish two books of essays from US comedian and blogger Samantha Irby. Read more

Slimani's 'erotic, daring' story of sex obsession to Faber

Faber will publish another novel from Lullaby author and journalist Leïla Slimani. Read more

Faber signs 'life-affirming' title The Bookshop of the Broken-Hearted

Faber has acquired Robert Hillman’s The Bookshop of the Broken-Hearted, a "life-affirming and warm-hearted" novel. Read more

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