Tagged: Piers Blofeld

Disjointed agency

Jonny Geller’s survey of the London literary agency scene is a splendidly comic piece of understated menace. Perhaps I am programmed... Read more

Quinn thriller goes to Orion for six figures after seven-way auction

Orion has secured a thriller by Brighton-based journalist Catherine Quinn through a “significant six-figure” deal following a seven-way auction. Read more

W W Norton lands Anderson's guide to 'tech saturated age'

W W Norton will publish a book from Condé Nast journalist Nate Anderson about how to be fulfilled "in an age of ubiquitous technology".... Read more

Serong scoops £2k inaugural Staunch Prize

Australian author Jock Serong has won the inaugural Staunch Book Prize for his “extraordinary” thriller On The Java Ridge (Text Publishing). Read more

C.S. Quinn moves to Corvus

Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, has acquired world English rights to a new novel by C.S. Quinn, who was previously published by Amazon.... Read more

CrimeFest withdraws offer to host Staunch Prize winner

CrimeFest has withdrawn its offer to host the winner of the recently-launched Staunch Book Prize. Read more

Blofeld joins judges of the Staunch Book Prize

Literary agent Piers Blofeld has joined the judging panel of the Staunch Book Prize, which aims to find the best thriller in which no woman... Read more

‘Major’ HoZ deal for MP Dorries

Head of Zeus (HoZ) has signed another trilogy of books by Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries in a “major” six-figure deal. Senior editor Rosie de... Read more

Robust trading as publishers embrace ‘the new normal’

A raft of big-money deals in Anglophone territories—and in translation—on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair has convinced publishers and agents that the... Read more

'Riveting mystery' of Margaret Orange to Fig Tree

Fig Tree has acquired rights to the “remarkable and tragic” story of Dr Margaret Orange by Louise Hide. Juliet Annan, publishing director at Fig Tree,... Read more

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