Sad News

We usually only post good news about our clients – sales, awards, bestsellers, etc. – but this is the saddest news we have ever received, and we felt obliged to share it. Ida Hatke, the youngest daughter of ZITA THE SPACEGIRL and MIGHTY JACK author Ben Hatke, was killed in a tragic accident last month….

The Crumbs in Denmark

Robert and Aline Crumb attended the Louisiana Literature festival in Denmark at the end of August, and they had a great time. Here is an official photo from the festival. (That really is the sea behind them, not a green screen.) Photo credit Klaus Holsting ( And here are a few (less professional) photos by…

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…


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.