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Raven acquires two in 'major' debut deal

Alison Hennessey, publishing director of Bloomsbury Publishing's Raven Books, has sealed a two-book deal after a "passionately fought" auction for The Leviathan and The Puzzle Wood by debut author Helen-Rose (Rosie) Andrews. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 12:42:55 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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Quentin Tarantino is publishing a novel based on . . . his own movie.

This morning, Publishers Marketplace reported the news of a brand new debut author hitting the literary scene with their very first novel. That author is Quentin Tarantino, and that novel is . . . Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. If that sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because 100 years ago, in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:19:40 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children’s to publish 'empowering' retelling of classic fairytales

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired two illustrated middle-grade fiction titles by debut author Radiya Hafiza.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 03:46:46 UTC ]
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'Heartwarming' debut Mothering Sunday to Orion

Orion has snapped up Mothering Sunday from debut author Sara James, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 01:18:12 UTC ]
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HarperVoyager wins four-way auction for 'delicious' Dean debut

HarperVoyager has won a four-publisher auction for three titles, including horror fantasy The Book Eaters, from debut author Sunyi Dean. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 22:52:36 UTC ]
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Yinka, where is your editor? Part 1

Debut author of Yinka Where is Your Huzband, Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, and her editor Katy Loftus at Penguin, dish the dirt on the reality behind the dream of being published. THE AUTHOR: LIZZIE DAMILOLA BLACKBURN Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 21:40:55 UTC ]
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YA thriller about Native American teen to Rock the Boat

Oneworld imprint Rock the Boat has signed a "unique and compelling" YA thriller and coming of age story centred on a Native American girl, Firekeeper’s Daughter, by debut author Angeline Boulley.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:11:25 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for 'superlead' Maddie Mortimer debut

Sophie Jonathan, editorial director at Picador, has acquired Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by debut author Maddie Mortimer in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 05:29:02 UTC ]
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HCG bags YA novel about Bengali-Irish girls navigating queerness

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two YA novels from debut author Adiba Jaigirdar, including two "heart-warming" queer romances based in Dublin featuring Bengali protagonists.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 05:52:10 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up Foulkes' vampire middle-grade series

Simon & Schuster has pre-empted debut author Alex Foulkes' Rules for Vampires middle-grade series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 20:29:58 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury lands Luke Cassidy's 'gritty' debut novel

Bloomsbury is to publish Iron Annie by debut author Luke Cassidy, secured in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 22:22:54 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's signs two from Penguin publicist Kate Gilby Smith

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two middle-grade fiction titles by debut author Kate Gilby Smith, to be published on the Orion Children's Book imprint.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 10:02:53 UTC ]
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Bookouture's Thread acquires 'inspiring' memoir

Thread, Bookouture's non-fiction imprint, will publish Coconut, a memoir of "belonging, identity and finding home" by debut author Florence Olajide. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 21:34:05 UTC ]
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Festival Five with NSK Juror Adib Khorram, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews   Adib Khorram is an author, graphic designer, and tea enthusiast. Iranian American, he was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. A theater kid in high school, he went on to study design and technical theater at Southern Illinois... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-25 11:55:24 UTC ]
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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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