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'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 03:00:57 UTC ]
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WI15: Adult Galleys to Grab

A guide to adult galleys by authors who won’t be appearing at Winter Institute. All the titles can be found in the Galley Room. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press 'saved' after crowdfunder raises £42k

Galley Beggar Press has raised more than £42,000 in under 24 hours, "saving" the independent publisher and filling the financial “black hole” created from The Book People going into administration earlier in the week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:52:46 UTC ]
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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

Editors say it was pressured into printing an edition of Ducks, Newburyport for the discount retailer but now may not see the returnsGalley Beggar Press, the tiny literary publisher behind acclaimed novels including the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport and women’s prize for fiction winner A... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-18 13:22:39 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar faces £40k black hole after The Book People enters administration

A Galley Beggar Press fundraiser has raised £20,000 within an hour of launching, as the indie faces a £40,000 "black hole" from The Book People’s administration status. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 20:00:20 UTC ]
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Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 03:40:38 UTC ]
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Yoon's Adult Debut, 'Version Zero,' Creates Pre-Frankfurt Scramble

Bestselling YA author David Yoon's adult debut, a speculative thriller called 'Version Zero,' is generating major buzz in the run-up to next week's Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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Tinder Press picks up McIver crime debut

Tinder Press has picked up Ruth McIver’s debut crime novel in a joint deal with Hachette Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 20:31:16 UTC ]
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No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 11:58:39 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions jointly win Republic of Consciousness Prize

Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions have both won this year’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses, as its founder announced the contest would no longer be restricted to just one winner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NatGeo Debuts an Almanac for Adults

On October 23, National Geographic Books published 'Almanac 2019,' a 400-page trade paperback aimed at adults that is modeled after its successful children’s almanac. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Martin signs adult debut with 4th Estate

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate has snapped up the debut adult novel of Irish children’s author Darragh Martin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar seeks 'surprises' through open submissions

Norwich-based independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is opening up general submissions in order to "keep [itself] open to surprises and the wider world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris-set Moskovich tale scoops Galley Beggar Short Story Prize

Yelena Moskovich has won the Galley Beggar Short Story Prize 2016/17 for “Marlena or Number 16”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author Amy Engel's adult debut to Hodder

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired a "boundary-pushing, darkly suspenseful" new thriller: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Superb' re-telling of King Lear to Galley Beggar Press

Galley Beggar Press is to publish a retelling of King Lear set in modern-day New Delhi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar launches short story comp

Independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is launching a short story competition this weekend. The Norwich-based publisher, which originally published Eimear McBride’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, said the competition built on the success of its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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