Tagged: Molly Ker Hawn

Fun, fantasy and feminism forecast for 2018

Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018. Read more

Scholastic snaps up 'timely' Brexit YA thriller

Scholastic UK has bought a Brexit-inspired YA political thriller and love story. Read more

Ker Hawn made director of The Bent Agency

Literary agent Molly Ker Hawn has been appointed director of The Bent Agency UK. Read more

Authors for Grenfell total rises to £180k

Authors, agents and publishers have helped raise £180,597 through the Authors for Grenfell auction - £30,000 more than when it closed two weeks ago - with a David Walliams tea experience going for... Read more

Authors for Grenfell auction closes raising £150k

Philip Pullman has confirmed he will name a character in his Book of Dust series Nur Huda el-Wahabi, after a young Grenfell Tower victim.... Read more

Bids flow in for Pullman character to be named after Grenfell Tower victim

A campaign to name a character in the second part of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust series after one of the Grenfell Tower fire’s young victims has... Read more

Gosling goes from Bologna to Milano with two LGBT buys

Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) has won world rights at auction for two LBGT-themed romance books written by a former Waterstones bookseller. Read more

Usborne in for the Killeen

UK and US rights have been snapped up following heated auctions for two Second World War-set spy novels from YA débutant Matt Killeen.... Read more

Middle Grade tipped to grow in 2017

Publishers will continue to look for diverse and political children’s books in 2017, and humorous books and Middle Grade fiction will make up a large... Read more

PRH Children’s acquires second Stewart novel

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s has bought a second novel by Martin Stewart, author of Riverkeep. Read more

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