Film and TV rights have been sold for Sam Lloyd’s The Rising Tide (Bantam Press).
Substack says it is "excited" by the UK market and is not a threat to traditional publishing, as agents weigh up what could be a "fascinating... Read more
Canongate is to publish Louise Welsh's follow-up to her "once in a generation" debut novel The Cutting Room, first published two decades ago.... Read more
Bloomsbury has won a two-way auction for Victoria MacKenzie’s debut novel based on the lives of two medieval mystics.
The pandemic has been a boom time for books but there are fears that home-working has had a negative impact on more junior staff in... Read more
Jenny Pearson has written a middle-grade comedy series with her agent and fellow children's author Sam Copeland, scooped by Puffin in a two-book, six-figure deal.... Read more
Alex Michaelides’ novel The Silent Patient has reached 50 foreign sales, described as “a record-breaker" for a thriller debut.
Stone Village Television has acquired TV rights for Alex Michaelides' second thriller The Maidens, which will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in June 2021.... Read more
Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction. ... Read more
Alison Hennessey, publishing director of Bloomsbury Publishing's Raven Books, has sealed a two-book deal after a "passionately fought" auction for The Leviathan and The Puzzle Wood by debut author... Read more