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
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
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
Transworld has bagged Clare Pooley's book-club fiction debut The Authenticity Project after a six-way auction, securing UK and Commonwealth rights in two books for a six-figure sum.... Read more
Publishers have reported buoyant trading on the international stage ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, though many are unsettled by the political backdrop, with... Read more
Buccaneer Media has optioned the "astonishing" hotly tipped debut novel The Doll Factory by Scottish potter Elizabeth Macneal.
Giles Milburn tells us all about his role as managing director and literary agent at Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency.
Thriller debut Little Darlings by Melanie Golding has been optioned by Free Range Films, months after it was snapped up by HQ in a six-figure... Read more
Eight entirely fresh faces to The British Book Awards’ Editor of the Year category are to battle it out for the coveted title, including two... Read more
Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London.... Read more