Angoulême Prize Nominations

The official selection of nominees for the 2022 Angoulême Festival de la Bande Dessinée has just been announced, and two of our clients’ books are on the short lists! STUCK RUBBER BABY by Howard Cruse (Casterman/First Second) is in the Sélection Patrimoine. And SNAPDRAGON by Kat Leyh (Kinaye/First Second) is in the Sélection Jeunesse 12-16…

Our Clients Are Winners!!!

We are so pleased to announce that University of Queensland Press has been named Small Publisher of the Year 2021 at the 2021 Australian Book Industry Awards! And Penguin Random House Australia is Publisher of the Year 2021! Bravos all ’round!

French Rights Sale for THE STORY OF MY TITS!

Les Presses de la Cité have acquired French rights to Jennifer Hayden’s Eisner-nominated and highly praised graphic memoir THE STORY OF MY TITS! According to Editorial Director Frédérique Polet, publication is planned for the autumn of 2022, to coincide with France’s “Octobre Rose” breast cancer awareness month. This is the third sale for this fantastic…

Eisner Nominees and a Winner

It’s San Diego Comic-Con time again in California, and a lot of our clients’ books earned nominations across the categories. The nominees were: Best Publication for Kids (9-12): GO WITH THE FLOW and SNAPDRAGON from First Second; TWINS from Scholastic Graphix Best Publication for Teens (13-17): CHECK, PLEASE #2, DISPLACEMENT, A MAP TO THE SUN…

Back at Number 2!

After sixteen weeks on the New York Times YA hardback bestsellers list, FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER is back up to number two! It just shows you can’t keep a good book down!

MES RUPTURES AVEC LAURA DEAN Longlisted for the Prix Farniente!

More good news in the graphic novel department! Mes Ruptures avec Laura Dean (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me – First Second) by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (published in France by Rue de Sèvres) is on the list of ten graphic novels selected for the Belgian Farniente prize, which will be announced in…


We are very pleased to announce that Angeline Boulley’s bestselling FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER will be published in Dutch next year by The House of Books! Yet another translation sale for this excellent thriller.


THE HUNTING ACCIDENT by David L. Carlson and Landis Blair just keeps making the news! In addition to the French (Sonatine) and Spanish (Planeta), Italian (Rizzoli/Lizard) and Catalan (Editorial Finestres) rights have now been sold. AND just last week, the French edition, which is picking up prizes left, right, and centre, won the Elle Readers’…


World Spanish-language rights to the multiple award-winning graphic novel THE HUNTING ACCIDENT by David L. Carlson and Landis Blair (First Second) have now been acquired at auction by Planeta Cómic. Italian rights are under negotiation now.


Here’s an advance look at Loreto Aroca’s cover of the graphic novel adaptation of Antonio Iturbe’s LA BIBLIOTECARIA DE AUSCHWITZ (by Salva Rubio and Loreto Aroca) coming next year from Planeta Cómic. Click here for a sample. Rights sold: French: Rue de Sèvres; English: Godwin/Holt; German: Bahoe Books. All other translation rights are still free,…