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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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Sphere acquires debut The Ruin by Irish author McTiernan

Sphere has acquired The Ruin by debut author Dervla McTiernan in a two-book deal with Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Worldwide invests in Curtis Brown parent company

BBC Worldwide is to take a 10% stake in Curtis Brown, which is set to "unlock further production opportunities" for the agency's talent. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wise named new AAA president

Senior agent at Curtis Brown, Gordon Wise, has been elected president of the Association of Author's Agents (AAA), following the end of current president Sam Edenborough's term. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Herdman joins Hodder from Curtis Brown

Hodder & Stoughton is strengthening its fiction department by appointing Curtis Brown's Emma Herdman and promoting two people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with Global Kids Connect Speaker Ginger Clark

Clark, a literary agent at Curtis Brown Ltd. and speaker at PW’s upcoming Global Kids Connect Summit, talked us about what U.S. children's titles seem to be working well abroad right now, and the biggest mistakes publishers make in their approach to their foreign rights business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary agencies host online 'Discovery Day'

Curtis Brown and Conville and Walsh are to host a Twitter based event dedicated to "de-mystifying" the publishing process for prospective authors, called Discovery Day Online. Following the literary agencies’ Discovery Days in 2012 and 2013, held at Foyles Charing Cross Road, Discovery Day... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires 'deeply personal' McCrum book

Picador has acquired a "deeply personal narrative" by Observer writer and former Faber & Faber editor-in-chief, Robert McCrum. Sophie Jonathan, editor at Picador, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Every Third Thought: Observations on the Inevitable End-Game from Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speed appointed as 'book to film' agent at Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown has appointed Luke Speed as a book to film agent in its book department. Speed previously spent 15 years at Marjacq running its book to film department. Curtis Brown joint c.e.o. Jonny Geller said: “We have long admired Luke's work as book to film agent at Marjacq and are... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key buys Manning YA romance

Hot Key Books has acquired a YA rom-com, set in London, by author and journalist Sarra Manning. London Belongs to Us follows Sunny and her friends as they cross London one night, chasing an errant boyfriend from Cyrstal Palace to Alexandra Palace. The story is a “love letter to being young,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barr amnesia book to PRH in “six-figure” deal

Penguin Random House UK Children's has acquired a teen book by Emily Barr in a six-figure deal. Editorial director Ruth Knowles bought world rights to The One Memory of Flora Banks, along with a second stand-alone novel, from Lauren Pearson at Curtis Brown. The book is about Flora, a teenage... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pear Cafe cookbook to HarperThorsons

HarperThorsons has bought a debut recipe book by Pear Café owner and 5:2 follower Elly Pear [pictured]. Editorial director Carolyn Thorne acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Fast Days and Feast Days from Sheila Crowley at Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Second World War novel bought in six-figure deal

The Borough Press has bought The Chilbury Ladies' Choir in a “major” six-figure deal. Kate Elton, executive publisher of fiction and non-fiction, and Cassie Browne, commissioning editor at The Borough Press, have bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, at auction, to The Chilbury... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S buys Australian debut

Simon & Schuster has bought a "unique" debut from an Australian author. S&S ssistant fiction editor Carla Josephson bought UK, Commonwealth & ANZ rights in All These Perfect Strangers by Australian prize-winning author Aoife Clifford from Rebecca Ritchie and Clare Forster at Curtis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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