Harvill Secker appoints dedicated crime editor

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 15:23 Harvill Secker has appointed Alison Hennessey as its senior crime editor. She will begin in the newly created role in January 2012 and joins from Vintage where she was editor and digital media executive since 2010. She will be responsible for commissioning and publishing crime novels in translation, as well as finding UK talent. Harvill Secker already publishes Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:55:28 UTC ]
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Chowdhury scoops Harvill Secker BAME crime competition

Ajay Chowdhury has won Harvill Secker and Bloody Scotland's inaugural competition with Arvon to find a new crime writer from a BAME background for his detective-turned-waiter murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker launches BAME crime writing competition

Harvill Secker is launching a competition in partnership with Bloody Scotland to find a debut crime writer from a BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chandler joins Harvill Secker as editorial director for crime

Jade Chandler is to leave Sphere and join Harvill Secker in the newly-created role of editorial director for crime fiction in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Katherine Armstrong appointed senior editor for Zaffre crime

Bonnier Zaffre has appointed Katherine Armstrong as senior editor on the Zaffre crime list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker acquires Soderberg crime trilogy

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:30 Harvill Secker has acquired a Swedish crime trilogy by television scriptwriter Alexander Soderberg. Publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the series, The Andalucian Friend,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finnish dystopian crime for Harvill Secker

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 11:56 Harvill Secker has acquired a dystopian crime novel by Finnish writer Antti Tuomainen, set in a futuristic Helsinki. Publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to The Healer through... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker signs Yagi's 'hilarious and thought-provoking' debut

Harvill Secker senior editor Ellie Steel has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights at auction for Diary of a Void by debut Japanese author Emi Yagi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 04:35:05 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Stokes-Chapman's 'gorgeously atmospheric' debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted for six figures a “gorgeously atmospheric and deliciously page-turning” Georgian-set debut by Susan Stokes-Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 01:57:11 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker snaps up 'heartwarming' novel about three Catholic nuns

Harvill Secker will publish Small Miracles by Anne Booth, the story of three Catholic nuns who turn to playing the lottery in the hopes of saving their run-down convent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 21:02:53 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins eight-publisher battle for Faloyin

Harvill Secker has triumphed in an eight-publisher auction for the “invigoratingly original” Africa Is Not A Country by Dipo Faloyin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 22:48:05 UTC ]
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St Aubyn's 'thrilling' new novel to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has landed the new novel from Edward St Aubyn, the author's first major work since At Last (Picador) concluded his Patrick Melrose series in 2011. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 22:34:19 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Kurian debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted a “clever, sharp and hugely entertaining” debut psychological thriller from Vera Kurian in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 23:24:54 UTC ]
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Sahota moves to Harvill Secker with 'extraordinary' new novel

Sunjeev Sahota is moving to Harvill Secker with “extraordinary” new novel China Room, reuniting him with deputy publishing director Kate Harvey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 15:11:20 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Taiwanese American author's debut novel

Harvill Secker has won a debut novel by K-Ming Chang in a "heated" five-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 06:51:52 UTC ]
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Harper’s Bazaar Appoints First Woman of Color as Top Editor

Samira Nasr, a former Vanity Fair fashion director, is leaving Condé Nast to take a key job at Hearst Magazines. Continue reading at The New York Times

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