The Madeleine Milburn Mentorship Programme, introduced in 2020 to champion new and exciting voices and launch their writing careers, has chosen eight authors for 2021.... Read more
HarperCollins division One More Chapter has scooped a feel-good Christmas title from Kitty Wilson, author of The Cornish Village School series (Canelo). ... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired two YA novels from Benjamin Dean, author of middle-grade debut Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow. ... Read more
Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency's Catherine Cho has left the company to start her own agency, Paper Literary.
Century has scooped Alias Emma, an “adrenaline-fuelled, read-in-one-gulp” thriller by Ava Glass, a pen name for Christi Daugherty.
The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is running another six-month writing mentorship programme to champion new voices.
Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction. ... Read more
Lake Union Publishing, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, has signed a new two-book deal with Imogen Clark.
Hodder has bought two books by debut author and publisher Jacquie Bloese, including “a brilliantly moving historical novel”.
Orion Fiction editorial director Charlotte Mursell has pre-empted The Truth Will Out, a "claustrophobic tale of obsession" from debut author Rosemary Hennigan, in a two-book deal. ... Read more