Liza DeBlock, formerly assistant at Mushens Entertainment, has been promoted into the role of foreign rights executive at the agency.
Avon has joined forces with agent Silé Edwards at Mushens Entertainment for a competition to find a new commercial writer of colour, with the winner handed... Read more
Orion Fiction will publish Anna Mazzola’s "utterly immersive" historical novel, The Clockwork Girl.
Sphere has won a multiple-publisher auction to publish Twelve Secrets, the first in a crime series by Rob Gold — a pseudonym for PRH Group sales director Rob Waddington. ... Read more
Lia Louis has signed a new two-book deal with Orion Fiction, with the first title, Eight Perfect Hours, to be published in August 2021. ... Read more
Mushens Entertainment has hired Silé Edwards from Curtis Brown as an agent focusing on non-fiction but also building a select fiction list.
HarperCollins has signed a history of Britain by Boris Starling with David Bradbury, told through figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Head of Zeus will publish the first title in a Pompeii-set trilogy by Elodie Harper, The Wolf Den, in May 2021.... Read more
Lake Union, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, has signed a two-book deal with Boris Starling.
Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt. ... Read more