Picturebook Award for Willis

Posted on 24/05/2018, in Awards

We are delighted that Jeanne Willis has won the 2018 English Association Award for Stardust in the fiction category for 4-7 year olds. Stardust published in 2017 and is illustrated by Briony May Smith and published by Nosy Crow. The English 4-11 Picture Book Awards, established in 1995, are presented…

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Divinity Professorship for Ryrie

Posted on 17/05/2018, in News

Professor Alec Ryrie has been appointed Gresham College Professor of Divinity. The Gresham Professors of Divinity have given public lectures on a range of religious matters for over 400 years at London’s oldest higher education institution. Ryrie’s first lecture series will explore how atheism has developed over the course of…

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US deal for Murmur

Posted on 14/05/2018, in New Deals

Erika Goldman at Bellevue Literary Press has bought North American rights for Murmur, Will Eaves’ novel imagining the final months of Alan Turing’s life. Published in the UK by CB Editions, The first chapter of Murmur was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award and the Guardian called it…

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Flood of Awards for Reni Eddo-Lodge

Posted on 12/05/2018, in Awards, News

Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race has won the 2018 British Book Award for a work of Narrative Non-Fiction. The judges described the book as ‘brilliant’ and ‘breathtaking’. Reni received the prestigious award, known as a ‘Nibbie’, at a star-studded awards ceremony in London on…

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New Deal for Simon Lelic

Posted on 03/05/2018, in New Deals

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired an adrenaline-fuelled adventure series by Simon Lelic, which will publish under the Hodder Children’s Books imprint in 2019. Simon’s first children’s book, The Haven, tells the story of Ollie Turner, an unsuspecting kid who is snatched from his bed in the middle of the night…

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Hay Festival 2018

Posted on 30/04/2018, in News

A number of our authors will be speaking at this year’s Hay Festival, which runs from 24th May to 3rd June. Featuring over 600 of the world’s greatest writers, global policy makers, pioneers and innovators in 800 events across 11 days, the festival showcases the latest ideas in the arts,…

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Queen Elizabeth II Award for Acosta

Posted on 27/04/2018, in Awards

Carlos Acosta CBE is to be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), in recognition of his standing as one of the most influential figures in dance today. Throughout his extraordinary career as a renowned dancer, and now choreographer and artistic director, Carlos…

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Welcoming our new intern

Posted on 17/04/2018, in Agency News

We are delighted to announce that Kate Adams has joined us as a full time intern until the end of June. Kate completed her BA in English Literature at the University of York, with a year spent studying abroad at the University of California, Davis. She has previously completed a…

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Multiple deals for Josephine Quinn

Posted on 17/04/2018, in New Deals

Josephine Quinn’s proposal for a book called How The World Made The West: A Cosmopolitan History From The Bronze Age To The Age Of Discovery has sold at auction to Michael Fishwick at Bloomsbury (UK) and to Sara Bershtel at Metropolitan Books (North America), and also so far to Le…

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The Hare With Amber Eyes film deal

Posted on 17/04/2018, in TV, Film & Radio

The Film & TV rights to The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal have been optioned to producer Rachael Horovitz, whose credits include Moneyball, Maggie’s Plan and the upcoming TV adaptation of Edward St Aubyn’s Patrick Melrose novels. Edmund de Waal is an artist whose porcelain is exhibited…

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TV deal for Policing Controversy

Posted on 17/04/2018, in TV, Film & Radio

The TV rights to Ian Blair’s Policing Controversy have been optioned to Playground Entertainment, award-winning producers of Howard’s End, Little Women and Wolf Hall. Ian Blair was head of London’s Metropolitan Police Force from 2005-2008, during which time the tube and bus bombs of 7 July 2005 hit London in…

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Santé, Bruno!

Posted on 05/04/2018, in News

Fans of Bruno, Chief of Police will be delighted to learn that ‘Cuvée Bruno’ wine returns. The new release, ‘Tome II’ (‘Volume 2’), is a Bergerac red and is available from the stores of Julien de Savignac in Paris, Bordeaux, Sarlat, Le Bugue and Perigueux. Please contact Julien de Savignac…

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Multiple Nominations for All About Mia

Posted on 15/03/2018, in Awards

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson was shortlisted in the 14-16 category in the Leeds Book Awards and the Lancashire Book of the Year 2018. All About Mia was also named runner-up in the Secondary Category of the 2018 Oxfordshire Book Awards. ‘British author Williamson gets Mia exactly right. Despite…

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The Silk Roads an international phenomenon

Posted on 01/03/2018, in News

International phenomenon and New York Times and Washington Post bestseller The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan has been praised by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe as “un livre magnifique”; ‘magnificent’—Sunday Times; ‘history at its most invigorating’—Wall Street Journal; ‘the most important history book in decades’—Berliner Zeitung. Sales are approaching 1 million…

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Another Great Year for Mary

Posted on 23/01/2018, in News

Mary Berry’s hotly anticipated new TV series, Britain’s Best Cook, began on BBC1 on Thursday 3rd May. Mary is joined by produce expert Chris Bavin, chef Dan Doherty and presenter Claudia Winkleman as they judge meals prepared by some of Britain’s best home cooks. Mary Berry’s latest cookbook, Mary’s Classics,…

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Paid Internship Scheme

Posted on 22/01/2018, in Agency News, News

Felicity Bryan Associates are pleased to announce that we are now offering a regular 3-month, paid internship programme at our offices in Oxford. The first internship will run from 8th January – 30th March 2018, with successive internships running from April – June, July – September, and October – December….

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