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Swift Press swoops for Stiles Gannett's dragon trilogy

Independent publisher Swift Press has acquired Ruth Stiles Gannett's 1948 My Father’s Dragon trilogy, its first children's titles, ahead of a Netflix adaptation from Irish animation... Read more

Swift Press soars with 100,000 sold in first nine months

Independent publisher Swift Press says it has sold 100,000 books within its first nine months. Read more

Putnam signs with Richards and Broccardo's start-up Swift Press

Swift Press, the newly founded publisher of Mark Richards and Diana Broccardo, is gearing up for its autumn launch with The Upswing by Robert Putnam.... Read more

Jocasta Hamilton appointed publisher of John Murray

Hutchinson's Jocasta Hamilton is succeeding Mark Richards as publisher of imprint John Murray. Read more

John Murray snaps up lead fiction debut from Ahsan after author pitch

John Murray has made a novel by Shahnaz Ahsan its lead fiction debut for 2020, after publisher Mark Richards met her at a writers’ pitching... Read more

John Murray promotes Zigmond to editorial director

John Murray has promoted senior commissioning editor Joe Zigmond to editorial director. Read more

John Murray snaps up debuts from Fagan and Rahim

John Murray has signed debut novels by Oisín Fagan and Prospect magazine managing editor Sameer Rahim for its JM Originals list of fresh and distinctive new... Read more

Glowing review prompts JMP to publish Bengali classic in translation

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has acquired a contemporary Bengali classic, The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, as translated by Arunava Sinha.... Read more

John Murray to make Swedish bestseller its lead debut for 2019

John Murray is to make a "gripping" Swedish bestseller set in 18th-century Stockholm, acquired just ahead of last year's Frankfurt Book Fair, its lead debut... Read more

John Murray celebrates 250 years with non-fiction prize

John Murray is launching an international non-fiction prize worth £20,000 to mark its 250th anniversary this year. At the same time, publisher Mark Richards has been... Read more

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