Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

Gabi Snyder’s debut is a modern Dr. Seuss

Gabi Snyder’s debut TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE, pitched as a modern GO, DOG. GO!, featuring dogs, counting, and transportation with a twist, illustrated by Robin Rosenthal, to Meredith Mundy at Appleseed, for publication in spring 2020, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Erica Rand Silverman at Stimola Literary Studio for the illustrator (world).

A THOUSAND QUESTIONS for Saadia Faruqi

Author of MEET YASMIN! Saadia Faruqi’s A THOUSAND QUESTIONS, set in Karachi, in which two girls’ budding friendship helps them navigate a summer of change and family upheaval, and a second book, to Rosemary Brosnan at Harper Children’s, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, for publication in fall 2020, by Kari Sutherland at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Joss Wood to contribute to SEVEN SINS series

Joss Wood’s contribution to the new Seven Sins continuity series, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, for publication in September 2020, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

THE MARRIAGE GAME is a new #ownvoices romcom

Author Sarah Castille writing as Sara Desai’s THE MARRIAGE GAME, an #ownvoices romantic comedy about the daughter of first generation Indian immigrants who goes on a series of blind dates arranged by her father and supervised by her sexy new neighbor, to Kristine Swartz at Berkley, at auction, in a three-book deal, for publication in summer 2020, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Rights: Taryn Fagerness Agency
Israeli rights for VOX
Christina Dalcher's VOX

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to Dani (Israel), by Beverley Levit at The Book Publishers Association of Israel, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New YA from author of HERETICS ANONYMOUS

HERETICS ANONYMOUS author Katie Henry’s IZZY TAKES A STAND, pitched as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel meets THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, in which a shy teen accidentally walks on stage at an open mic night and finds herself thrown into the world of stand-up comedy, to Ben Rosenthal at Katherine Tegen Books, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2021, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency
Film: Debbie Deuble Hill at APA
Dutch rights for VOX
Christina Dalcher's VOX

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to Meulenhoff (Netherlands), by Monique Oosterhof at Mo Literary Services, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

THE AWAKENING OF MALCOLM X, a collab with Tiffany Jackson

Malcolm X’s third daughter, educator, and activist Ilyasah Shabazz with Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award for New Talent-winning author Tiffany Jackson’s THE AWAKENING OF MALCOLM X, focusing on the transformation of Malcolm X that happened during his time in prison and during his adolescence prior to becoming the political icon we know him as today, to Grace Kendall at Farrar, Straus Children’s, for publication in spring 2020, by Jason Anthony at Massie & McQuilkin for Shabazz and Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for Jackson (world).

Ukrainian rights for VOX
Christina Dalcher's VOX

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to BookChef (Ukraine), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

**Starred review from Booklist for LET ME HEAR A RHYME

“Jackson repeatedly proves that she is a titan among her peers…Hip-hop is more than a musical genre; it’s a culture and a way of life. Jackson embraces that truth and explores it with uninhibited style in her new novel.”-Booklist, starred review