Tagged: Sam Copeland

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more

Buchanan's 'extraordinary' debut pre-empted by Flatiron and Mantle on partial submission

A debut literary crime thriller, Sixteen Horses, by UEA graduate Greg Buchanan has been snapped up following an exclusive partial submission at pre-empt by Mantle in... Read more

Sam Copeland | 'Children’s books give you the freedom to be funny'

RCW agent Sam Copeland was a trade rarity: a publishing staffer with no desire to turn author. Now, he says, he can’t stop writing...... Read more

RCW nets 'record' number of deals for debut thriller with 37 global deals

Rogers, Coleridge and White (RCW) has secured the largest number of territories for a UK thriller pre-publication, netting 37 international deals for debut author Alex... Read more

Gritty crime debut inspired by murder in Mexico to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a literary thriller set in Mexico, the first in a new series by debut author Tim MacGabhann. ... Read more

PRH sells Sam Copeland's debut in 17 languages

Penguin Random House Children’s has sold Charlie Changes Into a Chicken, the debut children’s book by literary agent Sam Copeland, in 17 languages.... Read more

Picador wins auction for Armfield short stories

Picador has won an auction to publish a short story collection about women, "the body and the bodily", from the White Review Short Story Prize-winning author Julia Armfield.... Read more

Debut thriller sells in 25 territories

A debut thriller which went for six figures to Orion has gone on to sell in 25 territories altogether. Read more

HarperCollins signs seven book deal starring child detective

HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought seven titles about a child detective from British author Andrew Clover and US based illustrator Ralph Lazar, following a “hotly contested auction”.... Read more

Agent Copeland signs six-figure debut deal with Puffin

Literary agent Sam Copeland has scooped a three-book deal for six figures with Puffin for his debut middle grade series Charlie Changes Into a Chicken.... Read more

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