Oneworld signs Frances Macken debut about complex female friendships

Oneworld has bought a debut novel from Irish writer Frances Macken, billed as “a major voice in contemporary fiction”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 07:19:30 UTC ]
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The Complexities and Joys of Adult Female Friendship: A Reading List

Women’s friendships have always been fertile ground for literary exploration. One reason we wanted to write a memoir of our own decade-long friendship is that books are one of the few places that have always reflected the intensity and complexity of platonic relationships. The world at large... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 08:48:02 UTC ]
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France’s Publishers Sign on to the UN’s SDG Compact

The SDG Publishers Compact was introduced at Frankfurter Buchmesse and today gains the support of Paris' Syndicat national de l’édition. The post France’s Publishers Sign on to the UN’s SDG Compact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-23 14:22:45 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate signs debut collection by Riposte founder

Fourth Estate has signed the debut short story collection by Danielle Pender, founder of women's magazine Riposte. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 08:35:23 UTC ]
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S&S signs Soon Wiley's debut novel

Simon and Schuster UK is to publish debut author Soon Wiley's "wonderfully layered" novel When We Fell Apart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 17:40:14 UTC ]
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Oneworld pre-empts Violet Kupersmith's 'kaleidoscopic' debut novel

Oneworld has pre-empted Vietnamese-American author Violet Kupersmith's debut novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 18:17:18 UTC ]
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Arrow signs Ainsworth's 'moving' adult debut

Cornerstone imprint Arrow has acquired the debut adult novel from Carnegie-nominated children's author Eve Ainsworth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 22:48:23 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio signs 'vital' book on female leadership

Hodder & Stoughton imprint Hodder Studio has acquired Strong Female Lead: Lessons from Women in Power, the first book from Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 17:57:22 UTC ]
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S&S signs three-book deal with debut illustrator Adam Beer

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed three picture books from illustrator Adam Beer in a "significant" deal, incuding two titles which will be published in partnership with author Anna Kemp. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 08:37:53 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate signs PRH editor's 'dazzling' debut for six figures

Fourth Estate has won a five-publisher auction for the “dazzling” debut novel from PRH assistant editor Kasim Ali, in a six-figure two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 21:45:48 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Zaffre signs debut writer Caroline Day

Zaffre is publishing Caroline Day's debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life, next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 23:32:06 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 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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History Press signs Ghee Bowman's debut to mark Dunkirk anniversary

The History Press will publish historian Ghee Bowman's debut non-fiction book, The Indian Contingent, for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 19:33:46 UTC ]
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Jacaranda signs Iggy London debut

Jacaranda will publish award-winning film director Iggy London’s first book, Mandem. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 09:02:12 UTC ]
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Scribner signs Faber Academy graduate's debut novel

Simon & Schuster UK will publish The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Faber Academy graduate Matson Taylor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 03:26:34 UTC ]
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Chicken House signs debut romantic psychological thriller

Chicken House will publish I, Henry, a romantic psychological thriller about artificial Intelligence by debut YA author Naomi Gibson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 17:17:02 UTC ]
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Meng Jin’s ‘Little Gods’ is an ambitious, formally complex debut

The novel, which begins in Beijing during 1989’s Tiananmen Square demonstrations, follows a physicist obsessed with time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-17 17:55:13 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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