Bonnier Publishing launches new audio division led by Jon Watt

Bonnier Publishing is launching a new standalone audio division to coordinate its audio strategy across its fiction, non-fiction and children’s publishing. The new division will be led by Jon Watt, who joins Bonnier Publishing from sister company Bonnier Books Ventures. A former journalist, Watt was associate publisher at Quercus before joining Bonnier to launch tech […]

Blink signs manifesto from sportsman and national treasure Freddie Flintoff

Blink Publishing has signed Freddie Flintoff to publish Do You Know What? for this autumn. Matt Phillips, Publishing Director at Blink Publishing, signed world all language rights with David Luxton at David Luxton Associates on behalf of M&C Saatchi Merlin. One of Britain’s most-loved national treasures, Freddie Flintoff, is known for his canny and hilarious opinions on […]

Howden and Pabi feature in FutureBook 40 list

On Friday 6th April The Bookseller published the very first FutureBook 40 list, celebrating industry disruptors. Launched in association with Kortext, the list provides “a representative selection of the innovative work going on around books,” and includes a mix of entrepreneurs and hungry new talents. Felice Hoden, Digital Marketing Manager, Bonnier Zaffre and Clarissa Pabi, Senior Marketing […]

Bonnier Zaffre acquires “gripping and atmospheric” mystery by W.C. Ryan

Bonnier Zaffre, part of Bonnier Publishing UK, has acquired world rights including audio, film and TV for A House of Ghosts, by W.C. Ryan. Sophie Orme, Editorial Director, Bonnier Zaffre, acquired rights from Andrew Gordon at David Higham Associates.   Described as “an unrelentingly gripping and atmospheric mystery packed with twists and turns” W.C. Ryan’s novel is […]

Studio Press to publish CBBC’s So Awkward TV tie in title

Studio Press, part of Bonnier Publishing UK, is to publish a one-off So Awkward TV tie in title in a deal made direct with leading comedy and entertainment TV production company Channel X, whose Salford based arm Channel X North make the hugely successful series. So Awkward, the Broadcast award winning and BAFTA nominated CBBC series, follows three […]

Bonnier Zaffre acquires “vivid coming of age” debut novel, The Wayward Girls

Bonnier Zaffre, a division of Bonnier Publishing, has acquired Amanda Mason’s debut novel, The Wayward Girls. Sophie Orme, Editorial Director, Bonnier Zaffre, acquired world rights – including audio, film and TV – from Julia Silk at MBA.   Described as a “vivid coming of age tale with a ghostly twist,” Mason’s novel in set in the […]

Nordic contemporary chiller, The Twisted Tree, to Hot Key Books

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Zaffre, today announces the acquisition of world rights, including translation, film and merchandising, for young adult ghost story The Twisted Tree, a debut novel set in the remote snows of contemporary Norway. Felicity Johnston, Commissioning Editor, Bonnier Zaffre, negotiated the deal with Amber Caraveo from Skylark Literary Agency.   […]

Lagom acquires book on the power of bathing from wellness journalist Suzanne Duckett

Lagom, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing, has acquired world English rights for Bathe by Suzanne Duckett. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher of Bonnier Publishing UK, acquired the book from Rowan Lawton at Furniss Lawton. Purity, Ritual, Rejuvenation, Clarity and Calm – Bathe will be a beautifully designed book celebrating the art of bathing. Written by Suzanne Duckett, contributer […]

Lagom signs Ronnie O’Sullivan’s first health and fitness book

Filled with over 80 nourishing recipes created with leading Harley Street nutritionist and bestselling author Rhiannon Lambert, Top of Your Game: Eating for the Mind and Body publishes on the 27th December, 2018. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher, Bonnier Publishing signed World language rights from Jonny Geller and Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis Brown.   Ronnie O’Sullivan OBE […]