Picador is to publish the second novel from Booker Prize-winning Douglas Stuart: Young Mungo, said to be about “the dangerous first love of two young Glaswegian men”. ... Read more
HarperCollins Ireland has pre-empted a debut novel by award-winning actor and playwright Emmet Kirwan, to be published in 2023.
John Murray Press has signed books from Elizabeth Wong, Kevin Doherty and Robert Hamberger, to be published this summer on the JM Originals list. ... Read more
Fourth Estate has acquired John Patrick McHugh’s "astonishing and emotionally powerful" debut story collection Pure Gold and a novel in a two-book deal.... Read more
Sandycove, the Dublin-based imprint of Penguin Random House, has acquired Holding Her Breath, Eimear Ryan's debut novel.
Picador has scooped a “Great British Novel” by Stuart Evers, charting more than 60 years of British history through the lives of two very different... Read more
John Murray has made a novel by Shahnaz Ahsan its lead fiction debut for 2020, after publisher Mark Richards met her at a writers’ pitching... Read more
John Murray has signed debut novels by Oisín Fagan and Prospect magazine managing editor Sameer Rahim for its JM Originals list of fresh and distinctive new... Read more
Doubleday has acquired a "ground-breaking" literary debut, Follow Me to Ground, by Dublin-based writer Sue Rainsford, following a four-way auction.
Everyone remembers their first time, says the C+W agent: from acclimatising to the unique rhythms of a book fair and its social side, to finding... Read more