Tagged: Madeleine Milburn

Picador buys 'unforgettable' Stonex novel amid global rights frenzy

Picador has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for an “unforgettable” new novel from Emma Stonex in a two-book deal, with rights already being gobbled up... Read more

Climate change and the environment look set to light up Frankfurt

Books on the environment, climate change and artifical intelligence look set to light up this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, agents and editors who spoke to... Read more

Audrain’s debut thriller nets £1m in UK deal

Former Penguin Books publicity director Ashley Audrain’s debut thriller, The Push, has been snapped up in a string of record-breaking deals around the world.... Read more

Goudsmit's Seven Lies nets 23 rights deals in two months

Transworld editor Lizzy Goudsmit’s "hypnotic thriller" debut Seven Lies has sold in 23 territories within two months. Read more

Madeleine Milburn Agency builds children's side as Seager joins

The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency is expanding its children’s and YA department with Chloe Seager joining as an agent from Northbank Talent... Read more

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

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