Random House launch new fiction imprint Hogarth Press

A new fiction imprint Hogarth Press (Random House) will be launched on both sides of the Atlantic in summer 2012 and will focus on "contemporary, character rich" publishing. It will publish between eight and 10 books a year in the United States. The UK wing of the imprint will publish a smaller number of titles each year, with the list comprising exclusively of titles published by its US sister.

Molly Stern, senior vice-president and publisher at Crown will lead the imprint in the US. Clara Farmer, Chatto & Windus publishing director will head it up in the UK.

There is a list of Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs) on the Random House website including their policy on submissions, there is also a list of their imprints.