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Publishing news tagged with #debut author


Why Aren’t There More Books About Asexuals?

Science journalist and debut author Angela Chen remembers the first time she saw the word “asexuality”—online, on the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN). I don’t remember the first time I saw the word, though I know I first used it in the negative—as in, I may have “weird” views on... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-21 11:00:38 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Bolinda scoops Mennuti comedy about publishing world

Bolinda has scooped a “laugh out loud” romantic comedy by debut author Aly Mennuti, featuring a literary agent based partly on the author's own, Simon Trewin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 02:20:12 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Children's scoops Clare Weze's 'brilliant' debut

Bloomsbury Children's Books is to publish middle-grade adventure Alfie Miller, Lightning Catcher by debut author Clare Weze.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 13:19:12 UTC ]
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Makenna Goodman: Motherhood and Isolation

The debut author of the The Shame discusses book hoarding, life in Vermont, and the weight of the past. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2020-08-17 13:24:30 UTC ]
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Corvus strikes two-book deal with debut author Katy Cox

Atlantic's Corvus imprint has acquired two novels from debut author Katy Cox, including M is for Mummy, a "warm and witty" story about parenting an autistic child.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 05:57:45 UTC ]
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MCB flies in for Morayo's fairy fiction series

Macmillan Children's Books has won a multi-publisher auction for a young fiction series by debut author Lola Morayo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 14:22:34 UTC ]
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MJ scoops 'major' fiction debut The Butterfly Waltz

Michael Joseph has acquired The Butterfly Waltz and one other title by debut author Julie Owen Moylan at auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:32:25 UTC ]
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Avon takes two from Big Issue contest winner Sharland

Avon has signed two books from debut author Louise Sharland following a competition with the Big Issue to find a new crime writing voice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 04:45:22 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires teacher's debut Ghostcloud

Hachette Children's Group will publish Ghostcloud, a middle-grade adventure by debut author Michael Mann.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 18:20:27 UTC ]
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MJ wins auction for Van Rensburg's 'game-changing' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired The Downfall and a second novel, Eden Lost, by debut author Laure Van Rensburg in a six-figure deal after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 20:13:47 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the debut author

It was Sunday 22nd March when I emailed Carrie, my literary agent, telling her I’d had an idea in the bath and although it felt far-fetched, I wanted to explore it and could she please call me on Monday for a quick chat. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 11:19:54 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's pre-empts Norse Gods adventure series

Macmillan's Children's Books has pre-empted a middle-grade trilogy by debut author Cat Weldon, set in the world of the Norse gods.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 07:23:35 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires 'truly original' picture book about climate change

Puffin has acquired The Bear in the Stars by debut author and print-maker Alexis Snell.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 13:19:07 UTC ]
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Griffin and Nott make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Anne Griffin and David Nott have made the shortlist for this year's £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize, which goes to a debut author aged 50 or over. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:09:31 UTC ]
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Piccadilly Press signs three from Pollero

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish three children's books by debut author Gianna Pollero. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 15:59:25 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 03:45:59 UTC ]
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Mirror Books acquires 'powerful and twisty' debut

Mirror Books will publish The Weight of Small Things by debut author Julie Lancaster.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 14:24:03 UTC ]
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