Jun 21, 2021
cover reveal for Your One Wild And Precious Life
Dr Maureen Gaffney’s
May 3, 2021
Katy Loftus, who published 2020’s runaway bestseller The Thursday Murder Club, pre-empted for an undisclosed six-figure sum, acquiring UK and Commonwealth rights. American rights were pre-empted shortly after by Andra Miller at Ballantine, publisher of The Beekeeper of Aleppo.
novel Dirty Laundry pre-empted by Katie Loftus at Viking in six-figure deal. US rights pre-empted by Andra Miller at Ballantine
Disha Bose’s debut
Mar 23, 2021
“We need to look at the things we have suppressed,” writes journalist and original style blogger Susie Lau, as she reflects on East Asian representation in the fashion industry
journalist and original style blogger writes on Fashion’s Oft-Obscured “Bamboo Ceiling” for Vogue UK
Mar 11, 2021
Nothing But Blue Sky by Kathleen MacMahon has been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, joining former winner Ali Smith, comedian Dawn French and a host of debut novelists on the longlist.
Nothing But Blue Sky longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction
Mar 5, 2021
An abridged reading of the novel has been commissioned by Radio 4. It will be produced as 10 x 14-minute episodes for the Book at Bedtime series. Episodes will be broadcast weekdays from 17th – 28th May 2021 at 12.04pm and then at 10.45pm. It will also be available on BBC Sounds.
Snowflake chosen by BBC Radio 4 for Book At Bedtime
Mar 2, 2021
Welbeck Children’s has acquired Bright New World, a non-fiction title from Cindy Forde, founder of the environmental education group Planetari, the organisation dedicated to worldwide environmental education.
founder of Planeteri, ‘blueprint for future' acquired by Welbeck Children's
Feb 18, 2021
First published by John Murray in the UK and Ireland in Spring 2020 and by Algonquin in the US in December Big Girl, Small Town was nominated for the Comedy Women in Print 2020 award and also for the Sunday Independent Newcomer Of The Year 2020 at the An Post Irish Book Awards and has been optioned by Lookout Point to be adapted for TV by a team including Kathy Burke.
Big Girl, Small Town out now in paperback
Feb 10, 2021
Liz Nugent has been honoured by UCD’s Literary and Historical Society with the 2021 James Joyce award in recognition of her literary accomplishments. Previous recipients include writers Seamus Heaney, Roddy Doyle, JK Rowling and Salman Rushdie.
receives UCD’s Literary and Historical Society James Joyce award.
Feb 3, 2021
Already an award-winning writer, Sheila's collection 'How to Gut a Fish' combines the surreal with the poetic in a series of dreamlike, unsettling stories.
debut short-story collection and first novel acquired by Paul Baggaley, Editor-in-Chief at Bloomsbury Publishing.
Jan 4, 2021
From the highly acclaimed author of Bad Day in Blackrock – inspiration for the 2012 award-winning film What Richard Did, directed by Lenny Abrahamson – comes a darkly funny, gripping and profoundly moving novel about a life spinning out of control, a life lived without the bedrock of familial love, and the corruption of material wealth that tears at the soul.
‘White City’ Cover reveal
Dec 19, 2020
Ten months after its paperback publication The Beekeeper of Aleppo has risen back up to number 2 in the UK top ten bestsellers list this week. Since its initial hardback publication in May 2019 the book has enjoyed enormous acclaim, popularity and awards.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo rises to number 2 on the UK Bestseller List
Dec 18, 2020
Lorelei Goulding is the Life Writing Prize 2020 winner for Birdie. Lorelei won £1500, an Arvon course, a writing mentor, 2 years membership to the Royal Society of Literature and development meetings with an agent and an editor.
signs with Marianne Gunn O'Connor Agency
Dec 9, 2020
Little Cruelties, published by Gallery / Scout Press in the US and by Simon & Schuster in Canada this month, gazes unflinchingly into the darkness: the darkness collecting in the corners of childhood homes, hiding beneath marriage beds, clasped in the palms of two brothers shaking hands.