Beyond London

I wanted to leave London ever since I got there at 26. Yep, I’m ashamed to admit it, but it’s true. For years I tried to fit in – to this new city and to this alien culture of London publishing – but it never felt like home. Mouldy basement flats, hour-long commutes, networking events where I felt like I’d missed the memo on how to communicate. Though, if I’m really honest, the main issue was that I didn’t find my people. Or rather I did, but they lived hours and three tube changes away. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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London Book Fair 2020: London Calling

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London Briefcase 2019: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

PW's London Briefcase highlights top titles that publishers will be touting at this year's London Book Fair, set for March 12-14 at Olympia London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Briefcase 2018: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

This year American agents will be carrying bags filled with literary debuts as well as works by bestselling authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Lisa Scottoline and Iris Johanson, a story collection inspired by Edward Hopper, a return to Twin Peaks via its co-creator Mark Frost, Tom Wolfe’s newest, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The London Library releases second Emerging Writers anthology

The London Library is releasing its second anthology featuring work from its Emerging Writers programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry must innovate and look outside London, FutureBook told

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London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors

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London Book Fair Delivers Its Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby

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Hislop's bestseller celebrated with projections across London

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The titles agencies expect to fly at the virtual London Book Fair

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From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit

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Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’

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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

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