Christy Lefteri wins 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize

Christy Lefteri wins 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Christy Lefteri’s Sunday Times bestselling novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo, has won the third annual Aspen Words Literary Prize. In partnership with NPR, the Aspen Words Literary Prize awards $35,000 for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires new commercial women’s fiction series

Bonnier Books UK acquires new commercial women’s fiction series Zaffre, the flagship fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of a new commercial women’s fiction series by author Cathy Lake. Senior editor, Claire Johnson-Creek, acquired world English language rights including audio for two novels in the ‘Little Village Series’ from […]

Guidelines for sharing content from the company’s children’s imprints – Big Picture Press, Templar, Studio Press, Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books – during the current COVID-19 outbreak

Guidelines for sharing content from the company’s children’s imprints – Big Picture Press, Templar, Studio Press, Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books – during the current COVID-19 outbreak Update as of 7 January 2021: This policy has now been extended and is applicable for the period of 7 January to 31 March 2021. During this […]

Hot Key Books launches new podcast to take readers behind the scenes

Hot Key Books launches new podcast to take readers behind the scenes Hot Key Books is thrilled to announce the launch of its new podcast series, The Hot Key Podcast, on 27 March. New episodes will be published on the last Friday of every month. The podcast aims to take the Hot Key Books YA […]

Konnie Huq launches new Science, Scribbles and Stories series to entertain and educate young children

Konnie Huq launches new Science, Scribbles and Stories series to entertain  and educate young children A daily series of videos to help occupy children during school closures, Science, Scribbles and Stories, will be hosted by ex-Blue Peter presenter, Konnie Huq. Each episode will cover topics to entertain young ones whilst educating them in a stealth-like […]

Free teaching resources, activities and extracts for students 3+, 6+ and 8+

Free teaching resources, activities and extracts for students 3+, 6+ and 8+ To help support teachers, parents, carers and guardians amid the UK school closures, Bonnier Books UK is making all its latest teaching resources available to download for free. The activities, produced by children’s imprints Templar, Studio Press, Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books, […]

Bonnier Books UK shortlisted for five British Book Awards

Bonnier Books UK shortlisted for five British Book Awards Bonnier Books UK is shortlisted for five awards in the 2020 British Book Awards, with three titles recognised in the Book of the Year categories and flagship fiction imprint Zaffre shortlisted for Imprint of the Year. Bonnier Books UK is also shortlisted for the British Book […]

Bonnier Books UK announces three-year portfolio of new publishing with bestselling author Louise Pentland

Bonnier Books UK announces three-year portfolio of new publishing with bestselling author Louise Pentland Bonnier Books UK is thrilled to announce a raft of new books by Louise Pentland publishing across its adult non-fiction, adult fiction and children’s fiction imprints. World rights for the books were acquired from Abigail Bergstrom, head of publishing, at Gleam […]

Manilla Press acquires Vesper’s debut in four-way auction

Manilla Press acquires Vesper’s debut in four-way auction Sophie Orme, publishing director for Zaffre and Manilla Press, has acquired UK Commonwealth Rights for Inga Vesper’s debut novel, The Long, Long Afternoon, from Giles Milburn at Madeline Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency following a fiercely fought four-way auction. The Long, Long Afternoon is a gripping […]