Debut author lands £1.5m publishing deal for 'sensational' historical novel

An American debut author has secured a £1.5m advance for her "sensational" historical novel, with Hutchinson winning the UK rights after a 12-publisher auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Following her viral short story hit, Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This has been sold to Cape in the UK, with the US auction said to be topping $1mKristen Roupenian, whose short story about a relationship turned sour, Cat Person, set the internet on fire last week, has sold her debut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Author Lands Deal with HarperTeen

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
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Chicken House lands MG mystery series by debut author Holly Rivers

Chicken House has struck a three-book deal with debut author Holly Rivers for her middle-grade mystery series, Demelza and the Spectre Detectors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series

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Trapeze lands Hargreaves debut in two-book deal

Trapeze has landed the debut novel, This Is Not A Love Story, from "exciting new voice" Mary Hargreaves in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cranachan Publishing signs debut author Joan Haig

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Trapeze lands debut by mystery publishing professional

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Prescott's historical debut nets 20 international deals

Debut author Lara Prescott’s novel has now been sold into 20 territories, weeks after securing a £1.5m advance for her Doctor Zhivago-inspired tale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Teenage author signs debut deal for 'powerful' YA

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New Designer of the Year winner Williams lands publishing deal

Jake Williams, winner of the Business Design Centre’s New Designer of the Year 2017, has signed a three book deal with Pavilion Children's Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For the first time, a pair of self-published authors, Aaron and Jennifer Smith, took two spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list. Plus, Wanda Brunstetter topped the fiction list with the latest installment of her Amish Milionaire series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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