News

  • Interview with Shaun Baines

    16 Apr 2018

    Shaun Baines has given an interview to the Annandale Herald, ahead of the paperback launch of his debut crime novel Woodcutter.

  • Katharine Quarmby silver medal for children's book

    13 Apr 2018

    Congratulations to Katharine Quarmby whose Yokki and the Parno Gry has been awarded a silver IPPY medal in the “ Children’s Picture Books’ (all ages)” category.

  • Wilde's Women wins biography prize

    13 Apr 2018

    Congratulations to Eleanor Fitzsimons whose Wilde’s Women has been awarded a silver medal in the Biography category of the 2018 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Awards .

  • Seventh week in the UK Top Ten for Cathy Glass

    13 Apr 2018

    Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose A Long Way from Home is number 10 in the Sunday Times paperback bestsellers this week.

  • Lots of publicity for Shaun Baines

    09 Apr 2018

    Shaun Baines’ debut novel Woodcutter, a gritty crime thriller set in the North-East, is already generating lots of attention.

    Interview with author D.R. Shoultz

    What’s Going On?

    Narc Magazine

    Interview with author C.A. Asbrey

    “Gripping and nail-biting from beginning to end.” Emris Lindsay

  • Andrew Lownie remains top-selling non-fiction agent in world

    09 Apr 2018

    Andrew Lownie remains the top-selling non-fiction agent in the world and second top-selling agent overall according to publishersmarketplace. He is also no 1 in UK and biography worldwide

    1 in International rights: UK Non-fiction 1 in Non-fiction: Biography 2 in Agents

    Jill Marsal (Marsal Lyon Literary Agency) Top category: Fiction: Mystery/Crime (10) 36 deals

    Andrew Lownie (Andrew Lownie Literary Agency | UNITED KINGDOM) Top category: International rights: UK Non-fiction (21) 31 deals

    Allison Hellegers (Rights People | UNITED KINGDOM) Top category: International rights: Children’s (14) 23 deals

  • Historical novel sold to Simon & Schuster

    09 Apr 2018

    Leslie Howard’s powerful historical saga The Brideship Wife has been bought by Simon & Schuster Canada.The book tells the story of one woman’s quest for independence and adventure in the modern world of 1862, from the parlours of Victorian England to the lawless gold fields of British Columbia.

  • 'Up Lit' novel sold to Duckworth

    09 Apr 2018

    C. M. Taylor’s remarkable ‘Up Lit’ novel Staying On, a bittersweet comedy-drama set amongst the Brexit-threatened English expats of Spain, has been sold to Duckworth Overlook, who have acquired rights for the UK, Europe and Commonwealth excluding Canada.

  • An interview with David Haviland

    09 Apr 2018

    The agency’s fiction agent David Haviland has given an interesting interview to the Serial Writer blog, discussing writing, author submissions, and Rod Stewart.

    Serial Writer

  • Cathy Glass remains in top ten.

    04 Apr 2018

    Cathy Glass’s A Long Way From Home remains in the bestseller lists - this week at no 9.