Javi Rey Gets Best New Author Award!

Congratulations to the very talented comic artist Javi Rey for his well-deserved “Best New Author” award at last weekend’s comics festival in Barcelona for his graphic novel adaptation for Planeta Comic of the novel INTEMPERIE by Jesus Carrasco.    

NIL Volume 3 Coming in French!

Volume 3 of Lynne Matson’s NIL trilogy ( La Colère de Nil) is coming out in French on the 16th! Here’s a sneak peek at the cover: Isn’t it fabulous?! (So is the story, by the way.)

Claire Zorn wins WA Premier’s Literary award!

Claire Zorn has won the WA Premier’s Literary award for THE PROTECTED (UQP 2015) and has been shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis award!   Rights are available for Claire’s latest work ONE WOULD THINK THE DEEP (UQP 2016), a ‘visceral exploration of adolescence and the complex ways in which maternal relationships impact masculine identity.’ Find…

Randa Abdel-Fattah nominated for 2017 Astrid Lindgren Award!

We are delighted to announce that Randa Abdel-Fattah has been nominated for the 2017 Astrid Lindgren award ! Randa, a former litigation lawyer, is an award winning author of nine books for children and young adults. Her best-selling DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS? has sold into 12 territories and is currently optioned for…

Gene Luen Yang awarded MacArthur Genius Grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Gene Luen Yang, author of SECRET CODERS, is the recipient of a 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant! The hugely prestigious fellowship is awarded to “individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future,” and you can read more about it in Publishers’…

Primates !

We are excited to announce the imminent release of the French edition of PRIMATES from Ecole des Loisirs – here’s a look at the new cover :

Nobody likes a Goblin!

Here’s a peek at the cover for the French edition of Ben Hatke’s NOBODY LIKES A GOBLIN which is just being released by Dargaud. We are also excited to announce that the film rights to Ben’s ZITA THE SPACEGIRL trilogy have been sold to Fox Animation!

FINDING THE CURE FOR CANCER by J.R. Helton

(Smile, John!) World English-language rights to J.R. Helton’s latest book, FINDING THE CURE FOR CANCER, have just been acquired by Liveright. Seven Stories Press published DRUGS and THE JUGHEADS in English. And, in France, Au Texas tu serais déjà mort and Voyage au bout de la blanche (DRUGS) were published by 13e Note éditions.

DARE TO DISAPPOINT Now in Dutch!

Özge Samanci’s graphic novel about growing up in Turkey, DARE TO DISAPPOINT, is now out in Dutch from Soulfood Comics!   Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Özge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Özge, like her sister, to become an engineer….