Orion partners with Open Door to find narrator for Capes debut

Orion Fiction has partnered with Open Door to find the voice of the unabridged audio edition for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel, Careless.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 17:16:14 UTC ]
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Angry Robot finds deals through Open Door

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 15:39 Angry Robot has books by two debut authors following its "Open Door Month", in which un-agented authors could submit their works directly to the publisher. Editor Lee Harris negotiated both deals, each for world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capes debut snapped up by Call The Midwife producers

The screen rights for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel Careless (Orion) have been snapped up by Neal Street Productions, the company behind "Call the Midwife". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 18:56:57 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers Are Opening Doors and Minds

Religion and spirituality publishers are bringing forward new titles from BIPOC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers in England and Wales rejoice as doors are thrown open to customers

A number of booksellers from across England and Wales have reported an ‘amazing’ spell of trading after being allowed to reopen again to customers this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-18 00:30:12 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:33:22 UTC ]
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Charlotte Ritchie to narrate Middleton's 'gripping' debut

Charlotte Ritchie, the star of “Ghosts” and “Feel Good”, will narrate the audiobook of Lia Middleton's debut thriller When They Find Her (Michael Joseph). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 22:42:39 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts 'fiercely romantic' Williams debut

Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 09:50:18 UTC ]
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Cape wins Crooks' 'phenomenal' debut novel in 10-way auction

Jonathan Cape has won a 10-publisher auction for Fire Rush, the “phenomenal” debut novel by Jacqueline Crooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 10:11:08 UTC ]
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Cape wins debut by psychiatrist and comedian Benji Waterhouse

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for a “fly-on-the-padded-wall” debut from junior psychiatrist and comedy writer Benji Waterhouse. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 11:03:07 UTC ]
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'Heartwarming' debut Mothering Sunday to Orion

Orion has snapped up Mothering Sunday from debut author Sara James, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 01:18:12 UTC ]
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'Publishers, open the doors to the industry', urges Adeola

Dapo Adeola has urged delegates at The Bookseller Children's Conference to "open the doors" and look for grassroots talent if they are serious about addressing diversity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 12:50:21 UTC ]
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Orion to publish 'painfully funny' debut from Amy Lavelle

Orion Fiction has acquired two books by journalist Amy Lavelle including her debut, Definitely Fine.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 21:40:22 UTC ]
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Cape scoops 'exceptional' Hamya debut

Jonathan Cape has scooped an “exceptional” debut novel from journalist and former Waterstones bookseller Jo Hamya. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 17:27:41 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Ashby debut novel exploring mental health

Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:42:11 UTC ]
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Koomson 'finds her Verity' as Gbeleyi lands audio role after open casting call

Maria Gbeleyi has been chosen as the voice of Verity Gillmare in the audio version of Dorothy Koomson’s new novel, All My Lies are True (Headline). The announcement follows an open casting call, "Find My Verity", designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 11:36:17 UTC ]
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Orion snaps up Brown's 'uplifting' romantic debut

Victoria Oundjian, commissioning editor at Orion Fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a romantic debut, Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 13:28:09 UTC ]
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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-03 12:00:12 UTC ]
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Abandoning suburbia for the open water, a family finds more than adventure in ‘Sea Wife’

Inspired by a true story, Amity Gaige’s new novel is a gripping tale of a marriage on the brink Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Opportunity knocks: how lockdown is opening doors for new creative talent

Aspiring writers and directors now have a rare chance to impress producers and publishers with time on their handsCameras have stopped rolling, book launches are postponed and actors are all “resting”. It looks as if nothing is moving in the world of entertainment and storytelling, yet from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-18 13:05:09 UTC ]
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