Tagged: Matt Bates

Muswell Press reveals contributors for anthology in memory of trans daughter

Muswell Press has revealed the contributors for its new writing collection Queer Life, Queer Love, featuring 43 stories, poems, essays and pieces of flash fiction, dedicated to... Read more

Matt Bates to leave WH Smith after 31 years

Influential WH Smith Travel fiction buyer Matt Bates is leaving the company after 31 years to return to education. Read more

WHS Travel to run gay literature promotion to tie into LGBTQ landmark

W H Smith Travel is to hold a gay literature promotion in major stores in June to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality... Read more

Tempest, Beale and Alexander championed in next W H Smith Fresh Talent dozen

The city of New York and themes of loneliness and disconnection are prevalent among the titles championed in the new W H Smith Fresh Talent... Read more

W H Smith to champion Waterstones' Knox in Fresh Talent promotion

W H Smith Travel has chosen a new dozen of "diverse and original" titles for its Spring Fresh Talent promotion, including a thriller by Waterstones' crime buyer Joseph... Read more

Pre-orders already 'on track' for new Hawkins thriller

Pre-orders for Paula Hawkins' new thiller are already "on track", Waterstones has said, despite the title only being announced yesterday (29th November). Read more

W H Smith's luxury venture takes off at Terminal 5

W H Smith has opened the first stores of a new-concept bookshop line in airport terminals, targeting more affluent buyers. Read more

LBF panel warns of indie arrogance

Self-published authors should know their book’s market and their “position in the industry” before pitching to retailers, panelists said at yesterday’s How to Sell Your... Read more

Choc Lit signs Browne

Choc Lit has acquired a contemporary romance novel, recommended to the publisher by WH Smith Travel fiction buyer Matt Bates. Lyn Vernham, m.d. of the... Read more

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