Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:17:55 UTC ]

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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:17:55 UTC ]
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Granta signs novel and non-fiction from Jenny Erpenbeck

Granta Books has bought two books by the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize-winning author Jenny Erpenbeck. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 05:32:17 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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Astronaut Tim Peake signs non-fiction debut

Penguin Random House is publishing British astronaut Tim Peake's non-fiction debut, Hello, is this planet Earth? in November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze signs debut Channel Islands crime series

Trapeze has signed a crime series set in the Channel Islands by debut author Lara Dearman.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mills & Boon signs women's fiction debut

Harlequin UK's Mills & Boon imprint has signed two novels by debut author Eva Woods. Commissioning editor Anna Baggaley signed UK and Commonwealth rights from Diana Beaumont at Rupert Heath Literary Agency. The first book in the deal, The Thirty List, follows a newly-divorced woman setting... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta signs Lacey debut

Granta Books has signed Nobody is Ever Missing, a debut novel from Catherine Lacey. Anne Meadows... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors

Concerns raised about interference or censorship after documents showed writers were barred despite receiving enough nominationsA prestigious literary award for science fiction, which was hosted in China for the first time, has come under fire for excluding several authors from the 2023 awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-24 15:53:48 UTC ]
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This L.A. flash-fiction star thinks novels are 'saggy.' Her own debut proves her wrong

The debut novel 'Dead in Long Beach, California,' is a sharp, dazzling turn for Compton-raised author Venita Blackburn, who made her name with lightning-fast fiction. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-11 11:00:44 UTC ]
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Three debut novels compete among Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

First-time novelists are joined by two former winners on the diverse list, as the six ‘ambitious and hard-hitting’ contenders are revealed• ‘We were blown away’: how we chose the Women’s prize shortlistThree debut novels will compete against books by two former winners for this year’s Women’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-26 06:30:01 UTC ]
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Never too late: over-50s urged to write fiction with prize for debut novel

Award launched at London book fair aims to help older authors take the plunge and submit a first workLondon book fair, which concluded earlier this month, always brings with it a flurry of headlines about debut authors signing six-figure publishing deals. Most of these have at least one thing in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-23 09:00:35 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Urges New York Governor to Sign Freelance Isn’t Free Act into Law

The bill is a crucial step to protect freelancers based in New York and hired by New York-based companies from wage theft, said Authors Guild CEO Mary Rasenberger in a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Tess Gunty has won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize.

Congratulations to Tess Gunty, whose critically acclaimed debut novel The Rabbit Hutch has just won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize. The novel (about four teenagers—recently aged out of the state foster-care system—living together in an apartment building in the post-industrial... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-26 15:48:11 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury seizes Aslany's debut non-fiction in 'unprecedented' six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has acquired Peasants, the "extraordinary" non-fiction work by Dr Maryam Aslany, securing the debut in a hotly contested auction for a six-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-31 15:25:14 UTC ]
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Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

Faber has acquired The Umbra Tales, a "magical, bold" new middle-grade fantasy series from debut writer and FAB Prize-winner Janelle McCurdy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-13 09:33:13 UTC ]
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Little Island signs Mitchell's middle-grade novel on Ireland's asylum system

Little Island Books has landed Jane Mitchell's "urgently needed" middle-grade novel on Ireland's asylum-seeker accommodation system. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-05 14:22:36 UTC ]
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The best books to read by the fire: Let’s talk about our favorites in science fiction and fantasy

Feeling nostalgic? Try ‘The Chronicles of Prydain.’ For something more modern, there’s ‘The Midnight Bargain. And so many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-03 23:00:00 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow signs Gill's debut for younger children

Nosy Crow has landed a "stunning, vibrant" illustrated gift book of ancient Indian fables, retold by poet Nikita Gill in her debut book for younger children, illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 22:50:19 UTC ]
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