Saturday, February 23, 2019

Publishers Lunch

Elsevier saw 2% underlying revenue growth in 2018, according to the latest annual financial results filed by parent company RELX, to a total of £2,538m.
Head of Zeus
Sarah Ritherdon, Head of Zeus (HoZ) editorial director at digital imprint Aria, is leaving the publisher to join HoZ’s former c.e.o Amanda Ridout’s new company.
Luke Shaller
Luke Shaller will join Simon & Schuster UK as c.f.o. for its UK and international dealings in a newly created role, following almost a decade with HarperCollins.
Society of Authors
The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members.
Prema Raj
Prema Raj, a rights assistant at A M Heath, has won this year’s £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation David Miller Bursary.
Penguin Random House has unveiled its inaugural list for its South East Asia arm of 93 titles.

Holly Miller
Hodder & Stoughton has scooped a “moving and unforgettable high-concept love story” by Holly Miller in a pre-emptive two-book deal.
The Veggie Cookbook
Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley will publish a brand-new cookbook from Higgidy founder Camilla Stephens, Higgidy – The Veggie Cookbook.
The Comma Press Podcast
Indie publisher Comma Press has launched the first series of The Comma Press Podcast to coincide with the anniversary of the Section 28 march in Manchester.
James Gould-Bourn
Trapeze has signed the "gorgeous" debut novel by James Gould-Bourn in a two-book deal.
Breaking Dad
Reach plc (formerly Trinity Mirror) publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired the true story of a man who discovers that his father is a drug-dealer: Breaking Dad by James Lubbock.
Stripes has acquired two YA novels by Tracy Darnton, the author of The Truth About Lies.

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