Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Latest from The Bookseller

Hannah Sullivan
Hannah Sullivan has won the £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for her "astonishing" debut collection Three Poems (Faber).
Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics is to become a publicly listed company following an agreement to merge with Churchill Capital Corp.
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
Former Irish President Mary Robinson has pulled out of the Emirates Festival of Literature in Dubai in the wake of growing calls for the United Arab Emirates to free human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor.
Tom Fickling
Tom Fickling has taken on the role of m.d. at Oxford-based publisher David Fickling Books.
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press has launched Cambridge Elements, a large-scale programme for research that sits outside the traditional formats of either book or journal article.
Zoë Plant
Bent Agency is expanding by hiring Zoë Plant, formerly a senior scout at Daniela Schlingmann Literary Scouting, as a literary agent.

Robertson Murray Literary Agency
Charlotte Robertson's new literary agency with Arlington Management has launched as the Robertson Murray Literary Agency.
Olivia Morris
Olivia Morris, currently editorial director for Orion Spring and Seven Dials imprints, is joining Ebury to be publishing director for Rider.
Andy Williams
Andy Williams, formerly head of operations at Thames & Hudson, has joined Bristol University Press as its operations director, a new role at the press.
Far Corner
Steve Potter, co-founder of online bookseller Wordery, is joining Far Corner as managing director of its global wholesale and e-commerce book businesses.
The London Library
The London Library has launched the Emerging Writers Programme to support unpublished writers, with literary agency A M Heath one of the scheme's supporters. 
Female Leadership in Publishing
A new digital platform and newsletter called The FLIP (Female Leadership in Publishing), launched by three Transworld colleagues to showcase "brilliant, inspiring, courageous and creative" women who work in the publishing industry, has been "inundated" with support, collecting hundreds of followers within its first hours of launching.

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