Melissa Cox joins Zaffre as publishing director

Melissa Cox, currently editorial director for Hodder & Stoughton’s Coronet imprint, is joining Bonnier Books UK as a publishing director for its flagship adult fiction imprint, Zaffre. She will acquire and commission titles for Zaffre’s flourishing list across the full gamut of commercial fiction publishing as part of the next phase in Bonnier Books UK’s […]

My life as… an international sales executive

In the latest instalment in our series providing an insight into life and careers in the publishing industry, we’re speaking with international sales executive Amanda Percival. I’m in charge of… selling Bonnier Books UK’s full range of adult and children’s books in English to bookshops and distributors across the Middle East and Asia. My biggest regions are […]

Sex Education star Tanya Reynolds narrates Moor’s searing novel of female friendship and complicity

Manilla Press, the literary imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has announced that actress Tanya Reynolds will narrate the audiobook version of Jessica Moor’s new novel, Young Women. Tanya Reynolds is best-known for her leading role as ‘Lily’ in Netflix’s Sex Education and playing ‘Mrs Elton’ to Josh O’Connor’s ‘Mr Elton’ in the 2020 film adaptation […]

Bonnier Books UK launches twelve point for podcasts and audio exclusives

Bonnier Books UK is launching twelve point, a new audio originals and podcast imprint focussing on producing innovative audio and podcast originals. Led by Audio Director, Jon Watt, twelve point audio will expand Bonnier Books UK’s audio output with a curated list of originated content, brand partnerships and backlist acquisitions in key genres.   Watt […]

Blink to publish Reggie Nelson’s “inspirational” memoir Opening Doors

Blink Publishing, the leading non-fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired the debut memoir, Opening Doors, from youth mentor and social mobility advocate Reggie Nelson. Madiya Altaf, editor at Blink Publishing acquired World Rights from Crystal Mahey-Morgan at OWN IT! Literary, Film and TV Agency. Investment analyst and BBC podcaster (#YourWorkYourMoney) Reggie went viral […]

Grace Harrison and Kwaku Osei-Afrifa join Footnote Press

Grace Harrison is joining Footnote Press as publicity and marketing manager, while Kwaku Osei-Afrifa joins as commissioning editor.   Harrison joins from Picador Books where she worked as communications and events manager, devising high impact publicity and marketing campaigns for books such as Sea of Tranquillity by Emily St. John Mandel, Empire of Pain by Patrick […]

Otter and Bauer step up at Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK today announces two key promotions, as the company strengthens its adult editorial team ahead of the next phase of its growth. Susannah Otter has been promoted to publishing director of non-fiction imprint Blink and Sarah Bauer has been promoted to editorial director of fiction imprint Zaffre. Otter joined Bonnier Books UK in […]

Award-winning Richard Armitage to narrate T.M Logan’s The Curfew

Zaffre, the flagship fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has announced that actor Richard Armitage will narrate the audiobook version of T.M. Logan’s latest up-all-night thriller, The Curfew. Richard Armitage is a multi-award-winning stage and screen actor best known for his on-screen roles as Thorin in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy and more recently as […]

Books that break the bias this International Women’s Day

Gender inequality remains an inarguable fact across our society, a systemic failure long overdue for dismantling. And with huge numbers of women still facing discrimination on a daily basis, whether at home or in the workplace, it’s little wonder that the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘break the bias’. IWD 2022 is […]