Tagged: Sam Copeland

Lloyd's latest thriller snapped up for film and TV

Film and TV rights have been sold for Sam Lloyd’s The Rising Tide (Bantam Press).   Read more

Substack 'excited' by UK market as agents weigh up 'fascinating opportunity'

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 lands Welsh's Cutting Room sequel after 20-year wait

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 wins auction for MacKenzie’s medieval mystic debut

Bloomsbury has won a two-way auction for Victoria MacKenzie’s debut novel based on the lives of two medieval mystics.  Read more

Home-working has hit junior publishing staff, Copeland fears

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

Pearson and Copeland series scooped by Puffin in six-figure deal

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

Michaelides' debut nets 'unprecedented' 50 foreign sales

Alex Michaelides’ novel The Silent Patient has reached 50 foreign sales, described as “a record-breaker" for a thriller debut.  Read more

Michaelides' second thriller optioned by Stone Village Television

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 wins Kohda's Millennial vampire debut in six-way auction

Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction. ... Read more

Raven acquires two in 'major' debut deal

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

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