Penguin Michael Joseph has signed two novels from Gillian McAllister in a deal that will take her into hardback for the first time.... Read more
Emma van Straaten has won the inaugural Women’s Prize Trust Discoveries writing prize with a "gleaming gem of a novel" inspired by her time as... Read more
HQ has signed two books from debut crime author T Orr Munro, with the first due to be published in May 2022. ... Read more
A memoir by Where the Crawdads Sing author Delia Owens and her husband Mark Owens, titled Cry of the Kalahari, will... Read more
Headline Publishing Group has acquired The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta, a "bold, swoon-worthy and utterly modern" debut novel. ... Read more
Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired The Princess by Wendy Holden, which will complete Holden’s trilogy about outsiders in the House of Windsor.... Read more
Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for a “fly-on-the-padded-wall” debut from junior psychiatrist and comedy writer Benji Waterhouse.
Ebury Press has bagged Fleshpot, the second book by Cash Carraway, billed as a “powerful, politically-charged” coming of age memoir set in the last days... Read more
Orion Spring will publish journalist Florence Wilkinson's debut Wild City, a non-fiction book that looks at the wildlife in cities.
Trapeze will publish two novels from US author Naima Coster, including What's Mine and Yours, a book the author hopes "will inspire tough, rich conversations". ... Read more