Hackers targeted Curtis Brown for months in bid to get hold of The Testaments manuscript

Margaret Atwood’s literary agent Karolina Sutton of Curtis Brown has revealed how the agency was besieged by a “carefully orchestrated” campaign by cyber criminals attempting to obtain The Testaments manuscript which “carried on daily for months”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 04:22:04 UTC ]
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Brown and Morris promoted to agents at Curtis Brown

Becky Brown and Lucy Morris have both been promoted to agents at Curtis Brown's books department. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 14:10:50 UTC ]
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Iain Banks estate moves representation to Curtis Brown

The literary estate of Iain Banks has moved its representation to the Curtis Brown Group from the Mic Cheetham Agency with a screen deal already secured. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-14 19:12:03 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown parent company Original Talent withdraws from LBF

Curtis Brown, C&W, Fane, Tavistock Wood, CBC and Ed Victor Ltd will all be absent from this year's London Book Fair, after parent company Original Talent made the decision today (3rd March) to withdraw. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:46:37 UTC ]
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A writer is holding Patrick deWitt’s website hostage—until he reads their manuscript.

The following post has been updated with a response from the website squatter. There are traditional ways to get a book published—pitches, queries, agents, enduring months and years of soul-crushing work and silence—and then there’s blackmail. A writer is currently squatting on Patrick deWitt’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-30 16:55:01 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:09:41 UTC ]
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Chikọdili Emelumadu wins inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

Debut author Chikọdili Emelumadu has won the £3,000 Curtis Brown First Novel Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:07:47 UTC ]
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Silicon Valley is a popular target for writers. How does Daniel Handler’s ‘Bottle Grove’ hold up?

The latest novel from the man behind Lemony Snicket is a satire that’s missing some key ingredients. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury scoops psychosis memoir from Curtis Brown agent Catherine Cho

Bloomsbury has won a first-hand account of postpartum psychosis by Curtis Brown associate agent Catherine Cho, in a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:49:35 UTC ]
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ICM Partners join forces with Curtis Brown Creative for writing course

US agency ICM Partners and Curtis Brown Creative are teaming up to launch a six-month online novel-writing course.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chevalier to judge inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

Bestselling author Tracy Chevalier will judge the inaugural £3,000 Curtis Brown First Novel Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown celebrates 120th birthday with novel-writing prize

Curtis Brown is to celebrate its 120th birthday with a series of events spearheaded by a team of young agents, culminating in the Curtis Brown 120 Novel Writing Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown launches Heritage division

Curtis Brown, which celebrates its 120th anniversary next year, is launching a new division to manage literary estates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts Curtis Brown student Ladner's 'urban' debut

Picador has pre-empted a “funny, urban, literary” debut from a Curtis Brown student. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marian Keyes to fund Curtis Brown scholarship for budding author

Bestselling author Marian Keyes is funding a £2,600 place on Curtis Brown’s online six-month writing course for one “talented writer with limited financial means”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown's Purdy sets up own company

Former Curtis Brown Creative editor Rufus Purdy has launched a new company offering a range of editorial services for novelists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown leads the way in dealmaking as new lists thrive

The UK’s biggest literary agency, Curtis Brown, tops our rights league table for the first half of 2017, doubling the reported deals of the next biggest firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Yap funds Curtis Brown scholarship for 'less privileged'

Author Felicia Yap is to fund a Curtis Brown Creative scholarship for a talented writer from a "less-privileged" background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown buys Ed Victor Ltd

Curtis Brown has bought Ed Victor Ltd, following the passing of agent Ed Victor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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