19th September 2017
Corvus to publish two new Elizabeth Buchan novels
24th August 2017
Corvus have signed the bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan, following a hotly contested auction for her next two novels.
Buchan is the author of 15 novels, including Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, Daughters (which was made into a CBS Primetime Drama), I Can’t Begin to Tell You, and The New Mrs Clifton.
Sara O’Keeffe, editorial director at Corvus said she had been a “long-time fan” of Buchan and her “wry, insightful and spirited take[s] on the lives of women” to which Will Atkinson, m.d. Atlantic Books, added the arrival of “the established and highly successful” Buchan to the Corvus list was “a milestone in what is turning out to be a wonderful journey for us”.
“I am over the moon to be able to publish Elizabeth Buchan,” said O’Keeffe. “I’ve been a long-time fan of her work for many years, gobbling up her wry, insightful and spirited take on the lives of women. It wasn’t that long ago I could be found snuggling under a duvet, reading The Second Wife! I’m thrilled to be able to publish this talented and lovely writer and look forward to working with the whole Corvus team to launch another bestseller.”
Buchan, also a co-founder of the Clapham Book Festival, said:
“I have been bowled over by the Corvus welcome and look forward to being published by Sara and by such a smart, professional and dedicated team.”
Corvus will publish the first of Buchan’s new novels in early 2019, in hardback, trade paperback and e-book, with a paperback to follow later in the year.
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