Viking has scooped a "brilliantly original" short non-fiction book by Nick Hornby, looking at the creative lives of Charles Dickens and pop star Prince. ... Read more
Mantle has landed The Exhibitionist, Charlotte Mendelson's first novel since her 2013 Booker-longlisted work Almost English (Mantle).
Hodder Studio has pre-empted Ghost Girl, Banana, an “irresistibly compelling” novel by debut author Wiz Wharton.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up the “dazzlingly clever” second novel by This Happy (W&N) author Niamh Campbell. ... Read more
Vintage has acquired an essay anthology examining the craft of writing through the lens of race and culture, edited by novelists Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro.... Read more
The RCW literary agency and publisher Knights Of have announced the return of a free children’s publishing workshop for aspiring authors of colour, now in... Read more
Bloomsbury has landed Blood to Poison, a "potent fantasy" by South African author Mary Watson, to be published next spring.... Read more
Bloomsbury is to publish I Alone Can Fix It, a behind-the-scenes account of former US President Donald Trump’s final year in office, by Carol Leonnig and Philip... Read more
Literary agencies such as Curtis Brown and Felicity Bryan Associates are increasingly planning hybrid working policies post-lockdown with staff mostly going in part-time since restrictions... Read more
Faber is to publish English languge debut short story collection Elsewhere and novel Hotel Destination, by Chinese author Yan Ge.... Read more