A revamped structure at C&W sees Sue Armstrong and Sophie Lambert appointed as directors, joining Clare Conville and Jake Smith-Bosanquet, to future-proof the agency against "the thrilling challenges ahead".... Read more
William Collins has acquired a new book by Cal Flyn, Islands of Abandonment, said to be a lyrical and urgent study of how nature perseveres and... Read more
Blink imprint Lagom has signed a "bold and irreverent" guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas.
The inaugural Portobello Prize has been awarded to "electrifying new voice" Samira Shackle for Karachi Vice, a "fresh and thrilling" non-fiction exploration of Pakistan’s largest... Read more
Little, Brown has acquired The Poor Unfortunates: Stories from a Safety Net Hospital by Ricardo Nuila in a 48-hour pre-empt. ... Read more
Piatkus has bought two new books from The Guilty One author Lisa Ballantyne including a “mesmerising” domestic crime novel.
Pan Macmillan has bought two more books from thriller writer Fiona Cummins, whose debut Rattle published in hardback earlier this year.
Portobello Books is launching a new non-fiction prize for unpublished writers, in association with literary agency C+W and retailer Foyles.
Transworld has pre-empted The Lost Pianos of Siberia by Sophy Roberts, a story of the "forgotten" instruments and of Siberia, its people and its musical... Read more
Trapeze has signed a crime series set in the Channel Islands by debut author Lara Dearman.