Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Latest News from The Bookseller

Waterstones is set to open a bookshop in the North Yorkshire market town of Yarm this weekend.
Jackie McCann
Jackie McCann, previously editorial director for Campbell Books at Macmillan Children’s Books, is moving to Penguin Random House Children’s to take on the role of publisher at Ladybird.
Nine Arches Press
Independent poetry publisher Nine Arches Press has been awarded a grant of £49,550 from Arts Council England to further develop its business, audiences and publications.
Canelo imprint Abandoned Bookshop is on a quest to locate the surviving relatives of crime author Clifton Robbins as it prepares to republish two of his books which have been out of print for over 80 years.
Igloo Books
IglooBooks, part of Bonnier Publishing, will publish a series of books to accompany the upcoming "Trolls" film from DreamWorks Animation next month.
Francesca Hornak
Little, Brown has acquired two books by journalist Francesca Hornak for a "significant" five-figure sum.

HQ has signed a three-book deal with author Sarah Morgan to continue her From Manhattan with Love series.
School Library Association
Librarians from Devon, Dorset, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Edinburgh are in the running for this year’s School Librarian of the Year Award, given by the School Library Association.
Lesley Nneka Arimah
Tinder Press has acquired a story collection and debut novel from Lesley Nneka Arimah, winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa.

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