Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-09 21:35:33 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar picks up Clammer adult debut

Galley Beggar Press has bagged the "tense, emotional and gripping" first adult novel from James Clammer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion nets non-fiction debut from Beach Hut author Henry

Beach Hut series author Veronica Henry is branching out with a debut non-fiction release celebrating food and life by the sea, acquired by Orion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 21:23:44 UTC ]
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Little Tiger buys speculative fiction by debut author Penfold

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a work of speculative fiction, set after the outbreak of a deadly tick-borne disease, by debut author Nicola Penfold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 00:17:13 UTC ]
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Philippa Gregory reimagines young fiction title for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books will republish a young fiction novel by Philippa Gregory about a princess called Florizella, this November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 14:49:10 UTC ]
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Penned in the Margins scoops Hakim fiction debut

Penned in the Margins has acquired poet and Sufi musician Khaled Hakim's "innovative" fiction debut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 06:54:45 UTC ]
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Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find young adult literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-15 13:43:52 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s signs French and Reed for young fiction series

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this October start publishing a young fiction series set in a magical werewolf world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Women's Prize shortlistee Diana Evans are among the six novelists shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 01:32:56 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Julie Murphy Makes Her Middle Grade Debut

Murphy says that she was inspired to write for a younger age group because of the reception she received for 'Dumplin' ', which is about what it’s like to exist in a fatter body. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs Ben Brooks’ debut fiction

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired The Impossible Boy, the debut children’s fiction title from Ben Brooks, who wrote Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different for Quercus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 04:12:17 UTC ]
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During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut

The London Book and Screen Week's CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo. The post During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Burns and Gunaratne make longlist for Orwell Prize for Political Fiction

Booker and Jhalak Prize winners Anna Burns and Guy Gunaratne are among the 12 novelists longlisted for the first Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Magazine's debut fiction prize returns for second year

The London Magazine has launched its debut fiction prize for a second year, following the success of its inaugural year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How science fiction and fantasy can help us make sense of the world

Speculative writers flesh out our passing thoughts into complete, functioning societies and explore how they might unfold. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Andersen makes Ross its biggest fiction buy in years

Andersen Press has signed a Middle Grade fantasy series from Blue Peter Book Award-winner Ross MacKenzie, in what it called its “biggest fiction acquisition in recent years”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burns and Rooney make Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

The 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has been revealed, featuring Man Booker winner Anna Burns, Costa Novel Award winner Sally Rooney and seven debut novelists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children’s buys young fiction series by Lindsey Kelk

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired three books in a young fiction series by Lindsey Kelk, an author of adult novels and former children’s book editor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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