Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent... Read more
Peters Fraser + Dunlop e-book imprint Agora Books has launched a prize to celebrate its new writers’ group, Lost the Plot, which offers "no-nonsense advice, industry insight, and community... Read more
Drama Republic has won the auction for TV rights to The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins, with the author adapting her debut novel... Read more
Marilia Savvides has been promoted to agent in the books department at Peters Fraser and Dunlop (PFD).
Veteran literary agent and "godfather of the industry" Michael Sissons has died aged 83.
Annabel Merullo is stepping down from her role as head of books at Peters Fraser and Dunlop (PFD), to be replaced by Tim Bates.... Read more
Barrister Sarah Langford’s memoir will be adapted for TV by Working Title Television.
Literary agency Peters Fraser & Dunlop has appointed Elizabeth Sheinkman as executive director of the Books Department and senior agent.
Simon & Schuster has acquired The War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back by journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts.
Publishers Pan Macmillan, HarperCollins and literary agency Peters, Fraser & Dunlop will provide authors with face-to-face advice and feedback as part of The Bookseller’s inaugural... Read more