The Women's Prize Trust Discoveries writing development programme is returning this year in partnership with Audible and backed by Curtis Brown.
Wildfire has signed a deal for Nigerian magic realist novel Dazzling by Chịkọdịlị Emelụmadụ, the winner of the inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize. ... Read more
Orion Spring has acquired an "empowering and essential" book on financial wellness from Melanie Eusebe.
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.