Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Fiona kennedy
Former Orion Children’s m.d. Fiona Kennedy is joining Head of Zeus to manage its new children’s imprint, Zephyr.
HarperCollins has launched BookGig, a "publisher agnostic" online events platform that aims to connect authors with new and existing readers following the growth in live author events.
Frankfurth Book Fair
Tom Tivnan rounds up the titles that the UK's top agencies are hoping to find deals for at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair.
Sue Black
Transworld has bought Living with Death by Professor Dame Sue Black, a book by one of the world’s leading forensic anthropologists.
Oneworld has hired Perseus Books UK senior account manager Thanhmai Bui-Van to head up a new in-house UK sales force.
Daniel Mallory
HarperCollins and William Morrow have snapped up The Woman in the Window, a debut psychological thriller in the vein of “Rear Window", which has already had film rights sold to Fox 2000.

Frankfurth Book Fair 2016
Independent publishers from across the world are to come together at Frankfurt Book Fair to celebrate the "diversity and vibrancy" of the international independent publishing scene.
Elise Valmorbida
Faber is to publish The Madonna of the Mountains, a "deeply affecting" novel by Elise Valmorbida in 2018.
Dead Ink Books
Dead Ink has received a "significant" grant of £65,359 from Arts Council England.
Transworld has pre-empted The Lost Pianos of Siberia by Sophy Roberts, a story of the "forgotten" instruments and of Siberia, its people and its musical legacy.

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