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
Wellcome Collection and Profile are publishing Joanna Cannon's first non-fiction outing, Breaking and Mending, based on her experience working as a junior doctor in the NHS.... Read more
Linda Duncan McLaughlin has won the 2016 Goat Bursary created by author Joanna Cannon (pictured) and agent Sue Armstrong.
Joanna Cannon and The Writers’ Workshop are to finance an unpublished author to attend the Festival of Writing 2016, an annual writing conference for unpublished... Read more
The European market is back with a bang this year, with foreign publishers moving “quickly and ambitiously” to secure several big deals during the course... Read more
Trapeze's commissioning editor Sam Eades has pre-empted a debut writer's killer crime series for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript.... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured rights to Here Comes Trouble, a new novel by Simon Wroe.
Publishers are kicking off 2016 with débuts they hope to launch as the next big thing.
HarperCollins imprint the Borough Press has signed a new novel after publisher Katie Espiner mentored the author through the WoMentoring programme. Espiner signed UK and... Read more
Canongate has signed a debut novel from Tasha Kavanagh, who has previously published picture books under her maiden name, Tasha Pym. Editorial director of fiction... Read more