Category: News

New deal for Hella Pick

Alan Samson at Weidenfeld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights in Invisible Walls, the autobiography of Hella Pick, former Kindertransport child and the first woman journalist to cover major news stories for The Guardian.

New Deal for Svenja O’Donnell’s moving memoir

Clare Bullock of Ebury has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in journalist Svenja O’Donnell’s moving memoir Where the Trees Whisper, which uncovers her grandmother’s hidden past and how she was shaped by the loss of her homeland during the Second World War.  Andrew Nurnberg Associates have sold rights to Droemer in Germany, Flammarion in France,… Read more »

‘Kat Wolfe Investigates’ shortlisted – Best Crime Novel for Children

KAT WOLFE INVESTIGATES by Lauren St John has been shortlisted for CrimeFest’s Best Crime Novel for Children (8-12) in the 2019 awards. Eligible titles were submitted by publishers, and reviewers of fiction for children and young adults voted to establish the shortlist and the winning title. Winners will be announced on 11th May. Best Crime… Read more »

Jonathan Coe wins BAUER award 2019 in Italy

Jonathan Coe attended a speaking event with Flavio Gregori and a dinner with members of the Italian public as part of Crosses of Civilisation, an International Festival of Literature in Venice hosted by Ca ‘Foscari University of Venice where he was presented with the BAUER award. “From the first year of life, Incroci di civiltà celebrated… Read more »

MURMUR and IN EXTREMIS shortlisted for the James Tait Black Fiction Prize

We are delighted that MURMUR (CB Editions) by Will Eaves and  IN EXTREMIS: THE LIFE OF WAR CORRESPONDENT MARIE COLVIN (Chatto and Windus) by Lindsey Hilsum has been shortlisted for the James Tait Black Fiction Prize. This is a historic shortlist as the prize celebrates its centenary this year, making it the longest-running literary prize… Read more »

New deal for Greg Wise

Katy Follain has acquired World rights in Last Christmas: Memories of Christmases past – and hopes for future ones by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson. It is a compilation of short personal essays written by a wide range of people – from actors, politicians and singers to homeless people, charity workers and refugees – about… Read more »

Welcoming our new intern

Camille was born in Scotland but is a dual national (French mother and Scottish father) which, it turns out, is a rather handy thing to be in the current climate. She has an MA in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Publishing from Edinburgh Napier University and comes to us… Read more »

Will Eaves’ MURMUR wins Republic of Consciousness prize

Will Eaves with MURMUR (CB Editions) is one of two prize winners for the Republic of Consciousness prize 2019 along with Alex Pheby, LUCIA (Galley Beggar Press). They won £3,500 each, with £2,500 going to the press and £1,000 to the author. The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses rewards the best fiction published by publishers… Read more »

MURMUR and I AM DYNAMITE! longlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize

Murmur (CB Editions) by Will Eaves, and Sue Prideaux’s I AM DYNAMITE – A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche (Faber) have been longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize. Open to English-language writers from around the world, the Rathbones Folio Prize, which rewards the best work of literature published in the UK, is the only literary prize… Read more »

MURMUR shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has been shortlisted for the 10th anniversary of the Wellcome Book Prize celebrating the best new books that illuminate the many ways that health, medicine and illness touch our lives. Inspired by the life of Alan Turing, Murmur by Will Eaves fictionalises the devastating period before the mathematician’s suicide in an… Read more »