Walker acquires YA novel from Curham

Walker Books has acquired a new YA novel by Siobhan Curham, author and editorial consultant for Zoella’s Girl Online. Senior commissioning editor Mara Bergmanbought the world rights to The Moonlight Dreamers, about a girl with two fathers, from Erzsi Deak at Hen & Ink Literary Studio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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