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A&U acquires second Kitty Flanagan book 

13 November 2018

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has acquired ANZ and Oceania rights (including audio) to 488 Rules for Life by comedian Kitty Flanagan. A spoof of Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life...

A&U sells ‘The Museum of Modern Love’ to UK

8 November 2018

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has sold UK rights to Heather Rose’s The Museum of Modern Love to Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a division of Orion Publishing. A&U rights associate Maggie Thompson...

Making the deal: The state of rights sales in the UK 

24 October 2018

While the UK remains a tough market for Australian publishers to break into, UK indies are showing an interest in Australian voices, reports Catherine Moller. Several Australian independent publishers have had...

NZ picture book on Trump sold to UK 

10 October 2018

New Zealand publisher Millwood Press has sold UK, Irish and Australian rights to picture book Dear Donald Trump (Sophie Siers, illus by Anne Villeneuve) to Bonnier Books UK imprint Templar...

Debut novel ‘Half Moon Lake’ sold to US

8 October 2018

US and Canadian rights to Kirsten Alexander’s debut novel Half Moon Lake (Bantam, January 2019) have been acquired by Grand Central, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. Natasha Solomun of...

PRH sells Stevenson crime-thriller debut in US and UK

1 October 2018

Penguin Random House (PRH) has sold North American and UK (ex ANZ) rights to debut crime-thriller Greenlight (Michael Joseph) by Sydney-based author Benjamin Stevenson. PRH senior rights manager Nerrilee Weir...

Webb-Pullman awarded Frankfurt Fellowship

19 September 2018

Scribe associate publisher Marika Webb-Pullman has been awarded a fellowship by Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF). Webb-Pullman is one of 16 book industry professionals to receive the Frankfurt Fellowship, and was...

Pantera Press signs first international rights deal

8 December 2015

Pantera Press has signed its first international rights deal with the sale of North American rights to the first seven books in Sulari Gentill’s ‘Rowland Sinclair Mysteries’ series and J M...

Rights round-up 

2 December 2015

Nonfiction—Exisle has sold Polish rights to Younger Skin in 28 Days (Karen Fischer); Japanese rights to The Happiness Trap; and Italian rights to Mindfulness for Life (Craig Hassed & Stephen...

Affirm signs 10-book deal with Oz press photographer 

14 July 2015

Affirm Press has signed a 10-book deal with Australia press photographer Bruce Postle to publish a photography series reflecting on the past 50 years of Australian life.Affirm Press publishing director...

MidnightSun signs first international rights deals

6 July 2015

Adelaide-based small press MidnightSun Publishing has signed its first three international rights deals.The publisher has sold US rights to Amanda Hickie’s thriller An Ordinary Epidemic to Little, Brown in a...