Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

Nonfiction: Craft

Twinkie Chan’s ABODE A LA MODE: 20 Yummy Crochet Projects to Make Your House Cozy, focusing solely on fun, unique, food-themed projects for your home, to Linda Neubauer at Creative Publishing International, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Debut MG

Kristin Bailey’s THE SILVER GATE, the epic journey of a young boy and his developmentally disabled sister as they search for the realm of the Fairy Queen in order to find safe haven in a medieval world that holds nothing but danger, to Anica Rissi at Katherine Tegen Books, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in beginning fall 2016, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency

New Novella

Ophelia London, Lisa Burstein, Rebekah Purdy, Suze Winegardner, and Erin Butler’s THE BACKSTAGE PASS continuity series, each one featuring a different member of a One Direction-esque boy band and the girls who fall in love with them: The Heartthrob (London), The Bad Boy (Bustein), The Big Brother (Purdy), The Shy One (Winegardner), and The Baby (Butler), to Stacy Cantor Abrams at Entangled Crush, for publication in Spring/Summer 2015, by Jennifer Mishler at The Literary Counsel for Purdy; Laura Bradford at the Bradford Literary Agency for Winegardner (World).

Romantic Suspense

Author of Mercy and Only HelenKay Dimon’s MINE, about a former military-trained sniper charged with protecting a CIA agent on the run, to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal, for publication in 2015, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency

Debut YA

Tiffany Jackson’s ALLEGEDLY, about a fifteen-year-old African American girl accused of murdering a 3-month-old white baby when she was nine, who finds herself pregnant after release to a group home – and the only way to keep the baby is to tell the truth about what really happened six years ago, pitched as ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK meets WE WERE LIARS, to Anica Rissi at Katherine Tegen Books, in a very nice deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Picture Book

Lisa Rose’s SHMULIK PAINTS THE TOWN, about a painter hired to create a mural to celebrate Israel Independence Day who receives help from an unexpected source when he’s unable to finish the project, to Joni Sussman at Kar-Ben, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

New Picture Book

Andria Rosenbaum’s MONSTER MIA, in which a girl packs up her little “monster” sister and sends her to Monstralia, only to discover it’s a real place and she may not be able to get her back from the monsters who’ve made her their queen, to Tracy Mack at Scholastic, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

4th DEFIANCE title

Stephanie Tyler’s 4th installment in the DEFIANCE series, to Angela James at Carina Press, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

Debut Cozy Mystery

Auralee Wallace’s SKINNY DIPPING WITH MURDER, about a girl who reluctantly returns to her small lakeside community and its crazy residents to help her mother, and finds herself the prime suspect in a murder, to Holly Ingraham at St. Martin’s, in a three-book deal, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

Debut Chapter Book

Stephanie Faris’s PIPER MORGAN JOINS THE CIRCUS, the first in a new chapter book series following the sassy Piper Morgan and the messes she makes as she tries helping her recently unemployed-now-temp mom with her new jobs, searching for a place to finally call “home” again, to Alyson Heller at Aladdin, in a four-book deal, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).