For those of you who weren’t able to log on to the Macmillan Children’s Publishing Frankfurt Webinar on the afternoon of the 13th of October, here is the link to watch it. (The graphic novels section is the first twenty or so minutes.)
The moving graphic novel by Nick Abadzis about the first dog in space (First Second) is being adapted for XR format by Asif Kapadia. Read the announcement here.
We are very pleased to announce that we are now representing the HarperAlley graphic novels list for France! Check out their new catalogue here.
In the run-up to Frankfurt, Kate McCormack, Rights and Contracts Manager at University of Queensland Press is interviewed for the Think Australian newsletter. You can read the interview and meet Kate here.
Our clients walked away with a bunch of Eisner Awards at the 2020 Virtual San Diego ComicCon last weekend! The big winner was Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me (First Second) with “Best Publication for Teens”, as well as “Best Writer” going to Mariko Tamaki and “Best Penciller/Inker” to Rosemary Valero-O’Connell! …
Kurdish-Iranian journalist and author Behrouz Boochani, whose bestselling NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS shone a light on the atrocious conditions of refugees held by the Australian government in the offshore detention centres on Manus, Naru, and Christmas islands, has finally been granted refugee status by New Zealand. Writing via text messages on a smuggled-in mobile…
HITCH by Kathryn Hind has won the 2020 Society of Authors Betty Trask Prize, which celebrates first novels written by authors under the age of 35 in a traditional or romantic, but not experimental, style. Past winners include Zadie Smith, Evie Wyld, Elliot Perlman, Chloe Hooper and Sophie Mackintosh. Previously, HITCH won the 2018…
Ziv Lewis Has acquired Hebrew rights for Kinneret-Zmora (Israel) to the fantastic FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER by Angeline Boulley (The Book Group – to be published in North America in Fall 2021 by Henry Holt BYR).
An exclusive excerpt of FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER (The Book Group) by Angeline Boulley is previewed on Entertainment Weekly.
Congratulations to Lisa Fuller, whose GHOST BIRD (University of Queensland Press) has won the Readings Young Adult Book Prize.