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Publishing news tagged with #début

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Sarah Gilmartin | 'I loved writing and I knew I wanted to continue to do it after college'

Sarah Gilmartin admits "there has been a game-keeper turned poacher headline” in the Irish press in the run-up to the release of her début novel, after putting in eight years as a literary critic for the Irish Times. And she was a very specific sort of gamekeeper, as her brief for the Times was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 12:32:50 UTC ]
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Aisling Fowler | 'I wanted to feel I was in a good place with the series before the books came out'

Aisling Fowler was watching her husband play a video game when inspiration for the heroine of her début novel first came to her. “He’s very keen to stress that he’s not a gamer,” she laughs, talking to me over video call from Sydney, where said husband is currently working. The female main... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 04:40:40 UTC ]
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Toni Tone | 'My publishers have been great at highlighting the fact that there is a lane for me'

Galvanised in the wake of a break-up, Toni Tone turned to Twitter, sharing her shrewd take on relationships, which paved the way for her resonant self- help début Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-28 01:33:29 UTC ]
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Meg Mason | 'I hope that you get the sense that it is everybody’s tragedy'

Back in January 2018, freelance journalist Mason began work on a new novel in the little shed in her back garden in Sydney. She already had two books under her belt with HarperCollins Australia, a memoir of early motherhood—the brilliantly titled Say it Again in a Nice Voice—and her début novel... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 23:02:14 UTC ]
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Springboard: Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Ace of Spades

University student Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé’s début novel Ace of Spades may not be out until 10th June, but it’s already making a splash. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 18:06:24 UTC ]
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Clare Weze | 'It’s only latterly I’ve been making the characters whatever [I want them to be]'

"I like the hybridity of literature and science. They belong together, and they certainly belong together in my head,” says Clare Weze, a trained scientist whose début novel, The Lightning Catcher, combines her love for science with her skills as a fiction writer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 17:35:36 UTC ]
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Benjamin Dean | 'I did want to be able to write something that I could almost ‘give’ to my younger self'

When Benjamin Dean began to pursue his dream of writing fiction, he did not expect his début to be a novel for children. “I never really anticipated writing for children at that time,” he tells me, speaking on the phone from his London home. His middle-grade novel Me, My Dad and the End of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Queer history comes to the fore in Bluemoose début based on decoded diaries

Début The Moss House, by Angela Clare writing as Clara Barley, is a novel based on the life of Anne Lister, a 19th-century landowner who lived at Shibden Hall in Halifax. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beth O'Leary | 'I wrote almost all the book on the train...'

Former Penguin Random House Children’s staffer Beth O’Leary draws upon her own experience of renting in London in her début novel, written largely on her commute. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowd-funding scheme opens door to illustrators

Scottish indie Little Door has launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise £3,500 to publish author/ illustrator Will Hughes’ début What Not to Give an Ogre for His Birthday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiger snaps up Hulse’s The Adults for TV adaptation

Tiger Aspect has signed TV rights to Caroline Hulse’s début The Adults (Orion), a novel about a divorced couple’s attempt to create the perfect Christmas getaway for their daughter and their new partners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion inks flurry of deals

Orion has acquired "a hilarious and heartwarming" début by Caroline Hulse at auction and a collection of short stories from Man Booker shortlistee Emily Fridlund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure Flatshare for PRH editor O’Leary

Quercus has pre-empted The Flatshare, a début novel by Penguin Random House Children’s editor Beth O’Leary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love'

A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s a barbe world for Odedina and début Dane

Sarah Odedina at Pushkin Children’s Books, has acquired world rights to a début novel of “hope, belief and familial bonds” direct from its Danish author. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eleven-strong queue at The Lido

A début by a 24-year-old British author about Brockwell Lido has caused a splash ahead of the fair, with the triumphant UK and US editors both having to double their original six-figure offers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline jumps Shark

Début novel The Shark Club, described as a love story featuring a world-travelling marine biologist who is studying the animals that once threatened her life, has been signed in five territories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones bookseller features in Burton’s next novel

Author Jessie Burton has named a setting in her new novel The Muse after a Waterstones bookseller as a thank you for a “stellar” effort in hand-selling her début novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Journalist Barr’s début novel to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has acquired a début novel by journalist Damian Barr, entitled You Will Be Safe Here, to be published in spring 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janet Ellis: Interview

Former "Blue Peter" presenter Janet Ellis talks to Alice O’Keeffe about her début novel The Butcher's Hook, an absorbing 18th-century tale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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