YA Reimagining of 'Cinderella' Sells in Major Pre-Frankfurt Deal

Jennifer Donnelly's 'Stepsister,' which is told from the vantage point of one of the "wicked" stepsisters in 'Cinderella,' sold to Scholastic after a nine-bidder auction. It went for a sum rumored to be in the mid-to-high six-figure range, and a film deal is imminent. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Two Fantasy Debuts Nabbed in Major Deals

Two fantasy series—one YA, and one adult—that sold in high six figure deals just before the Frankfurt Book Fair are drawing notice from foreign houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Early Pre-Frankfurt Deals, Two Novels Fetch Big Sums

Although the Frankfurt Book Fair doesn’t get underway until next month, a handful of big deals have already closed. Among the titles gaining early buzz in the run-up to the fair are two novels acquired in six figure deals late last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Canadian Poet Goes to FSG in Major Deal

In a deal closed shortly before the fair got underway, Trident Media’s Ellen Levine sold a debut novel to Farrar, Straus & Giroux’s Jonathan Galassi for a figure rumored to be in the substantial six figure range. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 UTC ]
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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

Wildfire has acquired an authoratative and accessible narrative history, The Persians, by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in a "major" deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:24:56 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 16:30:25 UTC ]
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HarperCollins pre-empts 'mesmerising' thriller from Cooper in two-book deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a “mesmerising” French Alps-set thriller by freelance journalist Catherine Cooper in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:55:18 UTC ]
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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

Windmill’s new publishing director Charlotte Cray has pre-empted a “searing” début novel by Elizabeth Lee Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:39:53 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win, translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 06:13:51 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group pre-empts MG series in six-figure deal

Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 04:19:11 UTC ]
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An Unsolicited Manuscript Becomes a Hot Pre-Frankfurt Property

The debut novel ‘A Kindness,’ which literary agent Helen Heller received a little over a week ago after responding to an unsolicited pitch letter, is gaining pre-Frankfurt Book Fair buzz after being preempted in the U.S. by Pamela Dorman for high six figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Yoon's Adult Debut, 'Version Zero,' Creates Pre-Frankfurt Scramble

Bestselling YA author David Yoon's adult debut, a speculative thriller called 'Version Zero,' is generating major buzz in the run-up to next week's Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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