'Very British' debut novel goes to Louise Walters

Indie press Louise Walters Books has signed a "very British" novel by debut author S J Norbury in a one-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 13:20:19 UTC ]
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Great British Bake Off finalist Kim-Joy's debut goes to Quadrille

Quadrille will publish the debut cookbook of "Great British Bake Off" finalist Kim-Joy Hewlett in August.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walters takes on Brownlow's debut novel

Louise Walters has signed a “heart-breaking” children’s novel, The Naseby Horses, from debut author Dominic Brownlow, a year after founding her own publishing company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global deals for British psychologist's 'riveting' debut

Faber has won a "dark and gripping" debut exploring the complex dynamic between a patient and a therapist after a five-way heated auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sky News editor pens non-fiction debut on British identity

Jonathan Cape is publishing BRIT(ish): Getting Under the Skin of Britain’s Race Problem by Afua Hirsch, social affairs editor for Sky News. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reynolds, Kiely Win WNDB's Debut Walter Award

The inaugural Walter Dean Myers Award for outstanding children's literature in the YA category has been given to 'All American Boys' by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WNDB's Debut Walter Award Ceremony Set for Next March

We Need Diverse Books has announced that on March 18, 2016, the organization will bestow its first Walter Dean Myers Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interest in Debut British Novel Heats Up

Since being submitted on Friday, 'Halcyon' by Katie Khan has already collected offers from seven countries, and deals have been closed with Italian publisher, Newton Compton and Heyne in Germany. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chance the Rapper’s “Debut” Album Disappoints Only Because It’s Not Really His Debut

With The Big Day, the wunderkind tries to outdo Coloring Book and ends up spreading himself thin. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-07-29 16:14:20 UTC ]
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W&N lands 'virtuoso' debut novel from Riviere at auction

W&N has landed the "virtuoso" debut novel from poet Sam Riviere in a multi-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 05:10:37 UTC ]
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Walker signs comedy horror MG debut by Jordan Kopy

Walker Books has signed comedy horror middle grade series Theodora Hendrix and the Monstrous League of Monsters by debut author Jordan Kopy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 21:39:40 UTC ]
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'Complex' debut to Daunt Books Publishing

Daunt Books Publishing has snapped up a debut from Brandon Taylor which promises “complex and vulnerable” characters.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 17:23:07 UTC ]
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Quercus and Flatiron buy Hausmann's debut bestseller

Quercus and Flatiron have bought Romy Hausmann’s debut thriller Dear Child, which has shifted over 175,000 copies in Germany and been sold in 12 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 03:20:00 UTC ]
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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:25:10 UTC ]
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Lime Pictures to bring Duffy's YA debut to television screens

Lime Pictures has acquired television rights for Malcolm Duffy's young adult debut novel, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me., about a young boy trying to make sense of his mother's abusive relationship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 00:42:15 UTC ]
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HarperCollins triumphs in 9-way auction for slushpile debut Girl A

HarperCollins has triumphed in a nine-way auction to publish Girl A by slushpile debut author Abigail Dean, with international rights sold in seven territories as well as an ongoing auction in Brazil and offers in Portugal and Israel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 18:13:43 UTC ]
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Debuts compete for 2019 JCB Prize for Literature

Two debut novelists, Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay, are in the running for India's richest literary award, the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature, alongside three other writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 17:09:45 UTC ]
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Hutchinson snaps up Tucker's 'exceptional debut novel' in six-figure deal

​Hutchinson has signed a six-figure deal with author Nancy Tucker for her debut novel, The First Day of Spring, following an auction, with rights sold in the US, Brazil and France.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 10:14:07 UTC ]
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Raven signs Katherine Faulkner debut after four-way auction

Raven Books has snapped up Greenwich Park by debut author Katherine Faulkner following a "passionately fought auction" with four publishers head-to-head in the final round.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:49:05 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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