Andrea Joyce, until recently rights director at Canongate, is to handle rights for Edinburgh-based literary agency Jenny Brown Associates.
Hachette Children’s Group has revealed it is publishing "Paddington" scriptwriter Simon Farnaby's first children's book, The Wizard in my Shed, kicking off a series.
Publishers and authors have continued to share reading lists and offers of help following the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Accountancy and insolvency specialist Turpin Baker Armstrong will be appointed as the administrator of Bertrams Trading at the end of next week should a buyer for the firm not materialise.
This year's Crime Writers' Association (CWA) Daggers awards multiple longlists have been announced, and feature Abir Mukherjee and Andrew Taylor appearing in two categories.
Pushkin Press is to publish When We Cease to Understand the World by Chilean author Benjamín Labatut, translated by Adrian Nathan West.