News

See below for the latest CaskieMushens' news - new signings, new deals, prizes, and bestsellers. 

 
 
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Auction for Eddie Mair

Little, Brown is publishing Scottish broadcaster Eddie Mair's first book, plus one other, following a five-way auction. 

Mair, who presents BBC Radio 4's daily news show "PM", was recently voted the most popular voice of BBC Radio. He also chairs "Any Questions?" and before helped launch BBC Radio Five Live, fronting "Midday with Mair".

Richard Beswick acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Robert Caskie at CaskieMushens, in association with Anita Land Ltd.


Third NYT bestseller for Matharu

SUMMONER: THE BATTLEMAGE by Taran Matharu is currently celebrating its fourth week on the NYT series list. The previous two books have also been NYT bestsellers. Congratulations Taran!

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Elise Dillsworth Agency

Literary agent Elise Dillsworth is entering into an association with Caskie Mushens Ltd.

Dillsworth will be working independently with back-room and rights support from the Caskie Mushens team, a literary agency founded by Robert Caskie and Juliet Mushens in January. Dillsworth was previously a commissioning editor at Virago Press and set up her literary agency in 2012, the Elise Dillsworth Agency.

She represents an international list of authors including Anthony Joseph, Saima Mir, Yewande Omotoso and Irenosen Okojie, llmar Taska and Stephanie Victoire. Omotoso's second novel, The Woman Next Door (Chatto & Windus), was longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize and is shortlisted for the Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize. Okojie's debut novel, Butterfly Fish, won a Betty Trask Award and her short story collection, Speak Gigantular (both published by (Jacaranda Books), was shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize, nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award and is now in the shortlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize.