Feminist dystopia debut to HQ in six-figure deal

HQ has bought a "powerful feminist dystopia" by linguistics academic Christina Dalcher, billed as "The Handmaid’s Tale meets The Power", in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Hutchinson snaps up Tucker's 'exceptional debut novel' in six-figure deal

​Hutchinson has signed a six-figure deal with author Nancy Tucker for her debut novel, The First Day of Spring, following an auction, with rights sold in the US, Brazil and France.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 10:14:07 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires Jamie Littler debut in six-figure deal

Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Linwood Barclay moves to HQ in seven-figure deal

After a decade's publishing with Orion, Linwood Barclay is moving to HQ, HarperCollins, in a new three-book, seven-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Incredible' scramble to sign Headline editor’s 'uplit' debut ends in six-figure deal

Orion has pre-empted an "uplit" debut from Headline non-fiction editor Richard Roper in a "major" six-figure deal within 48 hours of submission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roupenian's debut goes to S&S US in 'seven-figure deal'

Scout Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster US, will publish the debut short story collection of Kristen Roupenian, the author of "Cat Person" in America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Fenwick moves to HQ in six-figure deal

Orion author Liz Fenwick is moving to HQ, HarperCollins, in a six-figure, three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agent Copeland signs six-figure debut deal with Puffin

Literary agent Sam Copeland has scooped a three-book deal for six figures with Puffin for his debut middle grade series Charlie Changes Into a Chicken. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction for 'haunting' crime debut in six-figure deal

Sphere has won an auction for debut thriller writer Vanessa Savage in a six-figure deal for two books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BOSH! cookbook to HQ in 'major' six-figure deal

HQ is to publish BOSH! The Cookbook by Sheffield school friends Henry Firth and Ian Theasby in a "major" six-figure deal following a "hotly-contested" eight-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ acquires 'uncompromising' debut for five figures

HQ is to publish A Home That Never Was, an "exceptional" and "uncompromising" debut by Michelle Sacks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson pre-empts debut Swan Song in six-figure deal

Debut novel Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott has been acquired by Hutchinson in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melissa Hill moves to HQ in six-figure deal

HQ has acquired two books by Melissa Hill, author of 13 novels including The Charm Bracelet, Something From Tiffany's and Before I Forget, for six-figures. Hill's previous books were published by Hodder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere signs debut thriller writer in six-figure deal

Sphere Fiction has acquired two psychological thrillers from debut author Laura Marshall in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author gets 7-figure book deal

A debut author who graduated from the celebrated Iowa Writers' Workshop has a seven-figure book deal.HarperCollins announced Wednesday that it will publish Erika Johansen's Queen of the Tearling, a fantasy trilogy inspired in part by Barack Obama.A person with knowledge of the negotiations said... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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