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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown celebrates 120th birthday with novel-writing prize

Curtis Brown is to celebrate its 120th birthday with a series of events spearheaded by a team of young agents, culminating in the Curtis Brown 120 Novel Writing Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Adam Kay for Christmas 2019

Paul Baggaley at Picador has acquired world rights and audio from Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis Brown for a new book by Adam Kay, author of hit bestseller This is Going to Hurt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century signs two-book deal with Emma Kennedy

Century has signed a two-book deal with actress and writer Emma Kennedy, including a "moving, multi-generational" novel called The Box of Dreams. Launching Kennedy's career as a novelist, Arrow deputy publisher Emily Griffin acquired world rights in all languages in two books from Kennedy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown launches Heritage division

Curtis Brown, which celebrates its 120th anniversary next year, is launching a new division to manage literary estates. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marian Keyes to fund Curtis Brown scholarship for budding author

Bestselling author Marian Keyes is funding a £2,600 place on Curtis Brown’s online six-month writing course for one “talented writer with limited financial means”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Rebel Writers' explored by Brayfield for I B Tauris

Independent I B Tauris has signed novelist Celia Brayfield’s new book Rebel Writers in a deal made with Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown's Purdy sets up own company

Former Curtis Brown Creative editor Rufus Purdy has launched a new company offering a range of editorial services for novelists. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kremer succeeds Wise as AAA president

Lizzy Kremer of David Higham Associates has succeeded Gordon Wise of Curtis Brown as president of the Association of Authors' Agents (AAA). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Explosive' exposé about Prince Charles coming in March

William Collins will publish an “explosive” book about Prince Charles’ “desperate bid to rehabilitate himself” after Princess Diana’s death by investigative historian Tom Bower. Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles will be published on 22nd March in hardback retailing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crisis in literary fiction a 'wake-up call'

Arts Council England’s report into the crisis in literary fiction should serve as a "wake up call" to the industry which needs to "radically rethink" how it presents the genre, the chief executive of Curtis Brown has warned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt frenzy led by PFD and RCW

Peters Fraser + Dunlop (PFD) and Curtis Brown both sewed up 17 deals apiece in the latest edition of The Bookseller’s Rights Report, which covers the heavy trading months of August, September and October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Brian Aldiss

Genre-bending author Brian Aldiss is remembered by his agent, Gordon Wise of Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown leads the way in dealmaking as new lists thrive

The UK’s biggest literary agency, Curtis Brown, tops our rights league table for the first half of 2017, doubling the reported deals of the next biggest firm. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown buys Ed Victor Ltd

Curtis Brown has bought Ed Victor Ltd, following the passing of agent Ed Victor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two UK Acquisitions: Curtis Brown and Victor Ltd., Ingram and NBNi

The US-based Ingram Publishing Services adds a UK distribution operation, while the late Ed Victor's agency list in London moves to Curtis Brown. The post Two UK Acquisitions: Curtis Brown and Victor Ltd., Ingram and NBNi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and Curtis Brown lead dealmaking

Hachette, Hodder and Curtis Brown all once again top The Bookseller’s league tables in a second look at the British publishing rights deals landscape. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Kent Rites third novel for Picador

Picador senior editor Sophie Jonathan has signed Hannah Kent’s as-yet-untitled third novel from Gordon Wise at Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orenda Books joins forces with Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown Group will from now on handle translation and TV/film rights for Orenda Books, according to a deal signed by both companies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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