Literary agent Nicola Barr has left Greene & Heaton after six years to join The Bent Agency.
Orion has acquired The Wrong Child by Barry Gornell.
Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) and Pan Macmillan Australia have jointly acquired a YA fantasy novel by debut author Laura Sebastian, at auction.
Fleet has acquired a debut novel The First Day, introducing its author, filmmaker Phil Harrison, as a "major new voice".
Orion is publishing the darkly comic sketches of a 22-year-old illustrator exploring struggles with mental health, following a five-way auction. Read more
Stewart Foster, the writer behind the adult novel We Used to be Kings (Jonathan Cape), is turning his hand to children’s books.... Read more
Sceptre has acquired a memoir exploring the origins of Britain’s Green Belt. Associate publisher Drummond Moir bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, to Outskirts:... Read more
Pan Macmillan has acquired a new novel by former musician J B Morrison. Natasha Harding acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, to Frank Derrick’s... Read more
Corvus has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Try Not to Breathe, a psychological thriller by debut novelist Holly Seddon. Corvus editorial director Maddie West... Read more