Boochani Appointed Visiting Professor

Behrouz Boochani, whose NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS has won numerous awards and been published in both Europe and North America, as well as in Australia, has been given a three-year appointment as a  visiting professor at the Birkbeck School of Law of the Univerity of London. (As he is still detained in Papua New…

Behrouz Is Off Manus!

News about NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS author Behrouz Boochani. As of 2 September 2019, Behrouz is off Manus Island and being held on Port Moresby. His agent, Jane Novak, says: “We expect that the detention centre/prison camp will be closed within a week or two with all remaining men being transferred to Port Moresby….

How Many More Refugees Must Die?

    After the recent Australian election, Behrouz Boochani, Kurdish-Iranian author of NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS and a refugee imprisoned on Manus Island for the past six years, writes that he has never seen the prisoners so depressed. In just the past few weeks, there have been at least 26 suicide attempts or acts…

Cheers!

We are pleased to announce that we are now representing French Illustrator Marc Dekeister for his upcoming project, GREAT WINE CHATEAUX OF FRANCE! Over the past thirty years, Marc has produced illustrations for the major names in French winemaking, including Petrus, Yquem, Margaux, etc., which this beautiful coffee table book will showcase among the 40 chateaux from Bordeaux,…

Six Months for THE HAZEL WOOD!

THE HAZEL WOOD has just hit its 26th straight week on the New York Times YA Hardback Bestsellers list! Melissa Albert was just in Dublin and London for a whirlwind tour and a panel at the YALC conference last week. What a pleasure to finally meet her in person! 

PW Interviews Aline Kominsky-Crumb

“The Wild Woman of Comics” is how Publishers Weekly characterizes Aline Kominsky-Crumb in their article about her new book, LOVE THAT BUNCH, just published in North America by Drawn & Quarterly.  

LOVE THAT BUNCH Coming Out May 1st!

On May 1st, Drawn & Quarterly will publish Love That Bunch, Aline Kominsky-Crumb’s unabashedly unfiltered autobiographical comics recounting the thoughts and desires of a woman coming of age in the 1960’s.           Aline will be in New York, Toronto, Montreal, and the Bay Area to promote her book. Here are the…

Morris Gleitzman Is the New Children’s Laureate in Australia!

From Publishing Perspectives: The next two-year post as Children’s Literature Laureate in Australia is taken up by Morris Gleitzman. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Where Young Imaginations Draw Strength’ The Australian Children’s Literature Alliance on Monday (February 12) announced author Morris Gleitzman as its new Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018 and 2019. The biennially awarded laureateship highlights the work…