Alan Moore is back—with a five-volume epic fantasy series about London (sort of).

Alan Moore is back, baby, and he’s positively bursting with fiction (his words, not mine). Yes, two years on from his much-publicized comic book world retirement, the mercurial, cantankerous, adaptation-hatin’ creator of Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen has has signed a publishing deal for Long London, a whopping five-volume series […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-03 16:04:33 UTC ]
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HoZ signs new epic fantasy series from A J Smith

Head of Zeus has signed a new fantasy trilogy by A J Smith, author of the four-book epic fantasy saga The Long War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Acquires Two Book Projects by Alan Moore

Bloomsbury U.K. has acquired U.K. and North American rights to two book projects—a five volume fantasy series and a short story collection—from the celebrated comics writer and novelist Alan Moore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking back on a year of the pandemic, and WPP’s recovery of sorts: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  One year later Good morning! We have now been living with the threat of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-03-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo curates new series Black Britain: Writing Back for Hamish Hamilton

Bernardine Evaristo is curating a new series of lost or hard-to-find books, now rediscovered, by black writers who wrote about black Britain and the diaspora across the last century.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 09:32:56 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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S&S Children's wins debut fantasy series in 'momentous' seven-figure deal

Simon & Schuster Children's UK and US have won a hotly contested multi-publisher auction for debut author A F Steadman's fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, in a seven-figure (sterling) co-publication deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 04:30:23 UTC ]
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London Review Bookshop's Screen at Home series returns

The London Review Bookshop has partnered with the MUBI streaming service for the broadcast of eight films to be accompanied by fortnightly conversations with writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:23:15 UTC ]
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The London Library launches new podcast series

The London Library has launched a new podcast series in which a leading writer or cultural figure will discuss the books that have shaped them with its director Philip Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 23:02:29 UTC ]
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Modern Epics: Fantasy in Translation, by T. Patrick Ortez

Lit Lists T. Patrick Ortez Fantasy is often overlooked when it comes to literature in translation, but from Gilgamesh to the Edda to The Epic of Darkness, fantasy lies at the heart of human storytelling. The genre has changed a lot since then, but fantasy... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-01 14:00:27 UTC ]
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Super Thursday release for final volume of Moore's Thatcher biography

The third and final volume of Charles Moore’s epic Margaret Thatcher biography will be released on Super Thursday, Allen Lane has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 10:44:22 UTC ]
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Gollancz signs Martell's 'unmissable' debut fantasy series

Gollancz has signed up debut author Nick Martell’s "unmissable" fantasy series, The Mercenary King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 01:47:30 UTC ]
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In a new fantasy series, thrilling adventure takes cues from ‘Project Runway’

Elizabeth Lim’s “Spin the Dawn” follows a girl who disguises herself as a boy in the hopes of becoming the imperial tailor. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-30 16:00:58 UTC ]
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Orbit scoops epic fantasy trilogy from Gwynne

Orbit has scooped a worldwide deal for a fantasy epic trilogy inspired by Norse mythology from John Gwynne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 17:32:21 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 11:44:25 UTC ]
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Orbit triumphs in three-publisher auction for Brooks fantasy series

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-publisher auction for a new epic fantasy series from author Mike Brooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 21:58:45 UTC ]
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Chris Humphreys' epic fantasy trilogy to Gollancz

Historical fiction writer Chris Humphreys is making a move into epic fantasy with a new trilogy for Gollancz. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut fantasy novel optioned for TV series

Annapurna Television has optioned the rights to The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons, to be produced as an epic fantasy television series by Ali Krug and Sue Naegle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cranachan signs YA fantasy epic from Caroline Logan

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HCG signs fantasy series by debut author Bex Hogan

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a three-book fantasy set on the high seas by debut author Bex Hogan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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