Picador wins Millwood Hargrave’s adult bow

Award-winning children’s author Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s first foray into adult fiction has gone to Picador for a significant six-figure sum after a “hotly contested” 13-publisher auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

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Picador has won a four-way auction for 10 books from Jamaica Kincaid, hailed by the publisher as “one of our greatest living writers”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Picador wins auction for 'superlead' Maddie Mortimer debut

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Picador wins Polzin's 'irresistible' Brood in six-way auction

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Headline wins Sanghani’s 'irresistible' adult fiction debut

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HQ wins auction for Flynn's 'deliciously provocative' adult debut

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Picador wins six-way auction for Boakye's look at school racism

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave: 'Some readers have found the ending hard to understand'

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Bloomsbury wins Sarah Crossan's first novel for adults

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave signs six-figure deal with HCG

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Millwood Hargrave and de Waal reimagine classics for Bellatrix launch

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Johnson and Millwood Hargrave battle it out for Blackwell's Book of the Year

Daisy Johnson’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Everything Under (Jonathan Cape) is up for Blackwell’s Book of the Year along with The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Manuscripts by Porter and Millwood Hargrave head to LBF

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