Obituary for beloved Zaffre author Sheila Newberry

Obituary for beloved Zaffre author Sheila Newberry Sheila Newberry, author of twenty-four novels, including Bicycles and Blackberries, The Winter Baby, The Nursemaid’s Secret and A Winter Hope, has died at the age of 88. Sheila died peacefully on Friday 10th January after a short stay in hospital. Sheila was born in 1931 in Ipswich, Suffolk, […]

Bonnier Books UK strengthens non-fiction team with appointment of Susannah Otter

Bonnier Books UK strengthens non-fiction team with appointment of Susannah Otter Bonnier Books UK has appointed Susannah Otter to the newly created role of editorial director of commercial non-fiction. After starting out at Chatto & Windus and then Square Peg, Otter was most recently commissioning editor at Quadrille Publishing, where she published a diverse, commercial […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires The Phone Box at the End of the World

Bonnier Books UK acquires world English language rights to The Phone Box at the End of the World Editorial director Sophie Orme acquired world English language rights from Maria Cristina Guerra at Grandi & Associati. Foreign language rights have already been sold into seventeen territories. The Phone Box at the End of the World by Laura Imai […]

Templar Illustration and Design Award expands for 2020

Templar Illustration and Design Award expands for 2020 The 2020 award will for the first time include categories for children’s non-fiction illustration and children’s fiction cover design, alongside its picture book illustration category. The award will also be open to international submissions. As part of the expansion, Templar is increasing the number of judges for the […]

‘Don’t get into the perfectionist thing’: Perminder Mann

‘Don’t get into the perfectionist thing’: Perminder Mann Bonnier Books UK CEO Perminder Mann talks about her ongoing journey as a CEO for Work in Publishing Week. Bonnier Books UK CEO Perminder Mann is a renowned publishing innovator. She co-founded Blink Publishing – the first publisher to collaborate with a vlogger, multi-bestselling Alfie Deyes. Perminder […]

Morrison joins Echo as associate publisher

Morrison joins Echo as associate publisher Echo Publishing has appointed Tegan Morrison as associate publisher. Morrison has 20 years’ experience in the industry across adult fiction, non-fiction, children’s and YA publishing, including roles at HarperCollins Australia, Penguin Books Australia and Hachette Australia. She has worked with authors including Shaun Tan, Melina Marchetta, Paul Ham, Cathy […]