Sophie Jonathan, editorial director at Picador, has acquired Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by debut author Maddie Mortimer in a "hotly contested" auction.... Read more
Faber has acquired the debut from BBC Short Story winner Ingrid Persaud to be a superlead for 2020, following a seven-publisher auction.
Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square.... Read more
Picador has acquired a "unique" and "stirring" poetry anthology of migrant stories from schoolchildren, called England.
Picador has won an "inspiring" account of a modern pilgrimage, The Crossway by Guy Stagg, at a "strongly-contested" auction.... Read more
Viking has acquired All the Good Things: a "major" debut novel by Clare Sita Fisher.
Hutchinson has acquired two books by award-winning short-story writer Annemarie Neary. Senior editor Emma Mitchell bought world English rights to Siren and one other book... Read more
John Murray Press imprint Saltyard Books has acquired Ten Cocktails: The Art of Convivial Drinking by Alice Lascelles. Publisher Elizabeth Hallett acquired world rights from... Read more