Tagged: Madeleine Milburn

Bologna Children’s Book Fair: agents’ hotlists

Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair. Read more

Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... Read more

'Gripping' debut from Audible's Morgan-Bentley goes to Trapeze

Trapeze has signed a “phenomenal” debut about male mental health, The Wreckage, and a second novel from senior Audible manager Robin Morgan-Bentley at auction.... Read more

Steed promoted to agent at the Madeleine Milburn Agency

Hayley Steed has been promoted to literary agent less than three years after joining the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency as an assistant.... Read more

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more

Transworld editor's debut Seven Lies goes for seven figures

Transworld editor Lizzy Goudsmit’s “hypnotic thriller” debut, written under a pseudonym, has tipped into the multi-million pound territory through a flurry of 18 international deals including... Read more

Milburn bolsters rights department with Smith in new role

The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency is expanding its international rights department with Liane-Louise Smith joining in the newly created role of rights... Read more

Milburn takes on 'mesmerising' Bluepencilagency First Novel winner Jules Lampshire

Jules Lampshire has been snapped up by agent Madeleine Milburn after winning the £1,000 Bluepencilagency First Novel Award for the "vivid" opening scene of her prospective... Read more

Mindful sleuths hit screen

Art of Death by Charlie Bird, the pseudonym of writing duo Laurence Anholt and Paddy Magrane, has been optioned for TV by World Productions, maker... Read more

Ten-way UK tussle for Missy Carmichael

A "coming-of-old" début has been the subject of a string of deals on the eve of the fair, with HarperFiction sealing UK and Commonwealth rights... Read more

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