Tagged: Melissa Cox

Hodder wins American publisher Grames' debut after auction

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired the debut of Juliet Grames, a publisher at Soho Press in New York. Read more

Hodder's Cox is attracted to Moth staffer's début

Hodder editorial director Melissa Cox has won a four-way auction for UK and Commonwealth rights to Mary Adkins' début When You Read This.... Read more

Cox bags international conspiracy thriller in 24-hour pre-empt

Melissa Cox, editorial director at Hodder & Stoughton, has pre-empted rights to publish an international conspiracy thriller, This Is Gomorrah by Tom Chatfield, tackling themes of surveillance, radicalisation, identify... Read more

Sceptre wins debut Suicide Club after 'heated' auction

Sceptre editorial director Melissa Cox has acquired debut novel Suicide Club by Rachel Heng after a "heated" auction to be its "super-lead" title in 2018.... Read more

Campaign to watch: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Miriam Robinson takes a look at Hodder's plans for Sandhya Menon's When Dimple Met Rishi. Read more

Melissa Cox pre-empts Wicked debut in first deal for Hodder

Editorial director Melissa Cox's first acquisition at Hodder & Stoughton is a fiction debut, The Wicked Cometh, by Laura Carlin.... Read more

New podcast and website for Down the Rabbit Hole

The founders of Down the Rabbit Hole, the radio show about children’s books, are launching a new website and podcast to mark its Autumn 2016... Read more

Waterstones' Cox joins Hodder as editorial director

Waterstones' head of books Melissa Cox is joining Hodder & Stoughton as editorial director.  Read more

Guardian and 4th Estate launch prize for BAME writers

The Guardian newspaper has teamed up with 4th Estate to launch a prize for short stories by BAME writers. Read more

Costa Book Awards' judges named

The judges for the Costa Book Awards have been announced, and include authors Matt Haig, Louise Doughty and Julia Copus. The shortlists for the five... Read more

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