Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to launch a "heart-warming" picture book series about the beauty and versatility of Afro hair, by Tọlá Okogwu and... Read more
Fourth Estate has pre-empted a debut novel by Cecile Pin, editorial assistant at Jonathan Cape, just 24 hours after submission.
R Z Baschir has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize, for her modern fable "The Chicken".
Synchronicity Films is developing a limited series based on Andrew O'Hagan’s Mayflies, with screenwriter Andrea Gibb on board to adapt the novel. ... Read more
HarperCollins division Egmont has acquired three books from debut children’s author Ian Mark in a "heated" six-way auction.
W&N is publishing Irish author Cathy Sweeney's debut collection of short stories, described as a "look at the world from a lopsided perspective", following a "heated" auction.... Read more