BLACKOUT new anthology with Tiffany Jackson

Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon’s BLACKOUT, a collection of six interlinked stories of Black love, set on a single day during a summer heatwave and power outage in New York City, to Rosemary Brosnan at Quill Tree, in a major deal for seven-figures, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in summer 2021, by Molly Ker Hawn at The Bent Agency on behalf of Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for Jackson; Mollie Glick at CAA for Stone; Brooks Sherman at Janklow & Nesbit for Thomas, Beth Phelan at Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency for Woodfolk, and Jodi Reamer at Writers House for Yoon (NA).

Rights to Companhia das Letras (Brazil), in a good deal, at auction, by Tassy Barham Associates; to cbj (Germany), in a good deal, at auction, by Thomas Schlueck Agency; to Nathan (France), by Marotte et Compagnie; to Carlsen (Denmark), at auction, to Otava (Finland), in a pre-empt, to Van Goor (Netherlands), at auction, and to Gyldendal (Norway), by Sebes & Bisseling; to Montena (Spain), at auction, by International Editors’; to Rizzoli (Italy), at auction, by Daniela Micura Literary Services; to Egmont Bulgaria (Bulgaria), in a pre-empt, and to Art Grup Editorial (Romania), at auction, by Andrew Nurnberg Associates, on behalf of Molly Ker Hawn and Amelia Hodgson at the Bent Agency.

UNDERSTAND CORONAVIRUS

Connie Goldsmith’s UNDERSTANDING CORONAVIRUSES: SARS, MERS, AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, covering topics such as how the pandemic started and spread, symptoms and treatment of COVID-19, terms such as “flattening the curve,” and the new normal, with quotes from experts and interviews with healthcare providers and young people, to Shaina Olmanson at Twenty-First Century Books, for publication in fall 2021, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Ciera Rogers and J. Elle have THE OUTSIDER ADVANTAGE

Founder and CEO of Babes and Felines Ciera Rogers with J.Elle’s THE OUTSIDER ADVANTAGE, pitched as #GIRLBOSS meets THE POWER OF BROKE, an empowerment manual for Outsiders without privilege, fancy degrees, or expendable resources, equipping them to persevere in an Insider world, to see their unique strengths, and to translate them into glass-shattering business and financial success, to Leah Trouwborst at Portfolio, in a significant deal, at auction, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).

Czech rights for ALEX APPROXIMATELY

Czech rights for ALEX APPROXIMATELY

Jenn Bennett’s ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, to Albatros Media (Czech Republic), by Martina Knapkova at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Juliana Brandt’s new book is PHANTOM ISLAND

Juliana Brandt’s THE PHANTOM ISLAND, about a boy who moves into a lighthouse on a mysterious island not found on any maps and must figure out why those who visit are never heard from again, before he and his family fall victim to the island’s curse, to Annie Berger at Jabberwocky, for publication in spring 2022, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

German rights for EX TALK

German rights for EX TALK

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s THE EX TALK, to DTV (Germany), by Uwe Neumahr at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Estonian rights for TODAY TONIGHT TOMORROW

Estonian rights for TODAY TONIGHT TOMORROW

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s TODAY TONIGHT TOMORROW, to Tanapaev (Estonia), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

French rights for UPTOWN GIRLS series

French rights for UPTOWN GIRLS series

Joanna Shupe’s THE ROGUE OF FIFTH AVENUE, THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY, and THE DEVIL OF DOWNOWN, to J’ai Lu (France), in a three-book deal, by Pauline Cuchet at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

FIONA THE FRUIT BAT coming spring 2022

Dan Riskin’s FIONA THE FRUIT BAT, about a fruit bat learning to use her senses to take her first flight, illustrated by Rachel Qiuqi Li, to Sara Gillingham at Greystone Kids, for publication in spring 2022, by Jeff Kleinman at Folio Literary Management for the author, and by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the illustrator (world).

Estonian rights for STARRY EYES

Estonian rights for STARRY EYES

Jenn Bennett’s STARRY EYES, to Helios (Estonia), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Connie Goldsmith is RUNNING ON EMPTY

Connie Goldsmith’s RUNNING ON EMPTY, about teenage insomnia and sleep disorders, including interviews with experts, teens and professionals and ways to self-assess healthy (or non-healthy) sleep habits, to Shaina Olmanson at Twenty-First Century Books, for publication in spring 2021, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).