Tagged: Madeleine Milburn

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

Transworld wins 'The Authenticity Project' after six-way auction

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

Brexit prompts UK publishers to look further afield as FBF looms

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

The Doll Factory lands TV deal

Buccaneer Media has optioned the "astonishing" hotly tipped debut novel The Doll Factory by Scottish potter Elizabeth Macneal. Read more

My Job in 5: Giles Milburn

Giles Milburn tells us all about his role as managing director and literary agent at Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency. Read more

HQ's post-natal thriller optioned for film

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

Penguin Random House leads Nibbies nominations

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 wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

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

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