Posts by rebecca winfield

Headline scores with ‘wise’ book from Clive Tyldesley

Headline Publishing Group has acquired the first book by sports broadcaster Clive Tyldesley. The deal for Not for Me, Clive: Stories from the Voice of Football was struck by Headline’s consultant sports publisher Jonathan Taylor and David Luxton at David Luxton Associates. Tyldesley was ITV’s senior football commentator for more than 20 years, leading the team at five World Cups and five European Championships. He has commentated on 22 UEFA Champions League finals and taken the microphone at 11 FA Cup finals. He has won the prestigious Royal Television Society Sports Commentator of the Year award four times. Taylor said: “Clive has penned
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Spring Rights Fair

With publishers including the Hachette and Pan Macmillan group announcing plans to run their own digital Rights Fairs in March to compensate for the re-scheduling of both the London and Bologna Book Fair, DLA has unveiled our latest rights list and we’re enjoying connecting with foreign language publishers around the world.  We have a tremendous list of new titles this year including some heartstopping fiction from fellow agents Judith Murdoch, Eve White and Kate Nash, a list of truly lifechanging MBS and memoir from Graham Maw Christie and September Publishing, and of course our own list of sports writers from
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Business as usual

It is business as usual at DLA during the restrictions that have been imposed on all of us but we are keenly aware that for many people life has changed dramatically.  These are challenging times for writers and photographers.  Publishing houses continue to operate in spite of the closure of bookstores and, unsurprisingly, there has been a significant increase in ebook and audio sales for many titles.  Supermarkets with book sections are also seeing an uplift in sales.  Encouragingly, and in spite of the various obstacles confronting the industry, we have seen a raft of exciting new deals for our
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