'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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At Home with 4 Indies partners with British Book Awards

At Home with 4 Indies—the Facebook Live series spearheaded by four independent bookshops—is back with a new programme for June featuring authors shortlisted for The British Book Awards 2020, including Adele Parks, Caroline Criado Perez and Katherine Rundell.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-29 05:14:09 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Morris reveals cover of non-fiction debut

Heather Morris has revealed the cover of her non-fiction debut Stories of Hope to fans on Facebook Live, Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 04:15:56 UTC ]
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Windmill wins auction for Olivia Gatwood debut

PRH imprint Windmill is to publish debut psychological thriller Whoever You Are, Honey by Olivia Gatwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 23:41:26 UTC ]
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Hodder wins auction for Annette Christie debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Rehearsals, described as a high-concept love story that follows a couple who find themselves forced to keep re-living the day of their wedding rehearsal over and over.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 10:09:35 UTC ]
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RWA Retires RITA Awards, Debuts the 'Vivian' After a Winter of Controversy

The Romance Writers of America will permanently retire its annual RITA Awards, which it has presented annually since 1982, and introduce a new award, the Vivian, following a controversy related to issues of diversity at the organization over the winter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Lopez’s Daughter Debuts with Book on Prayer

Emme Muñiz, the daughter of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, shares her daily prayers in ‘Lord Help Me,’ a picture book from Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House Children’s Books releasing on Sept. 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta wins auction for Hyde's Second World War debut

Granta Books has acquired lecturer Alex Hyde’s first novel, Violets, in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 06:51:31 UTC ]
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Diversion Debuts Nonfiction Podcast Series

Diversion Publishing is launching Diversion Podcasts, a new production unit and podcast studio that will develop and release original nonfiction audio series hosted by veteran nonfiction authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BEYOND THE BARD: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Guest Blogger: Prof Katy Shaw, University of Northumbria, Vice-Chair of BACLS – the British Association of Literary Studies – and executive committee member of University English, the national subject association. In recent years there has been a rapid rise in the teaching of English Literature... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-18 09:30:54 UTC ]
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Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 UTC ]
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