Tagged: Rights deal

Pan Mac publishes Rotherham sex abuse whistleblower

Pan Macmillan has acquired an autobiography by Jayne Senior, who worked with victims of sex abuse in Rotherham and who became a whistleblower for The... Read more

Quercus buys second from Neil Spring

Quercus has acquired The Watchers, the second novel by British author Neil Spring. Fiction editor Kathryn Taussig bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Cathryn Summerhayes... Read more

Bowman to write Blink festivals guide

DJ and presenter Edith Bowman is to write a guide to music festivals for Blink Publishing, the non-fiction imprint of Bonnier Publishing Group. Acquisitions director... Read more

Icon signs Vintage Years columnist

Icon Books has signed a book from the anonymous Guardian columnist behind 'The Vintage Years'. The author of the column, who was known in the newspaper... Read more

Little Tiger acquires Willis picture book

Little Tiger has acquired The First Slodge, the new picture book by author Jeanne Willis and illustrator Jenni Desmond.   “We constantly look to diversify... Read more

Floris acquires children’s titles from MacPhail family

Floris Books has acquired two separate children’s titles from author Cathy MacPhail and her son David MacPhail.   Senior commissioning editor Eleanor Collins approached Cathy... Read more

Little, Brown acquires Wheatle’s first YA title

Little, Brown Book Group has acquired the first YA title from adult novelist Alex Wheatle.  Liccle Bit is told from the perspective of Lemar,... Read more

Guardian Faber signs story of Greenpeace activists

Guardian Faber has acquired a non-fiction book covering the experience of the Greenpeace protestors who endured two months in a Russian prison. The book, named... Read more

Film deal for Blyton's Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree books are to be made into a film by British production company Neal Street Productions. The company has optioned all... Read more

W&N signs gothic novel from O'Donnell

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a gothic literary novel by Irish writer Paraic O’Donnell. Deputy publishing director Arzu Tahssin bought UK and Commonwealth rights to... Read more

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