Nonfiction collection of essays: race, pop culture, society

Contributor to The New Yorker’s Page-Turner, Vogue, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Buzzfeed, essayist Morgan Jerkins’s THIS WILL BE MY UNDOING, a linked collection of essays in which she functions as both writer and subject to explore the dilemma of what it is to be a black woman, drawing connections between herself, the black community, pop culture, and society, to Hannah Wood at Harper Perennial, at auction, by Monica Odom at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

Danish rights sold for ALEX, APPROXIMATELY

Danish rights to Jenn Bennett’s ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, to Lovebooks, by Mo Literary Services, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Two book deal to Harlequin Desire

Joss Wood’s untitled book in a new series about the Ballantynes, a wealthy family with a vast international gem & luxury jewelry empire, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a two-book deal, for publication in beginning 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Debut YA two book deal

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s FINGERS CROSSED, in which twin sisters navigate first love, their Jewish identity, and opposite results from a genetic test that determines their fate – whether they inherited their mother’s Huntington’s disease, plus a second novel which examines the aftermath of a kidney transplant between best friends, to Jennifer Ung at Simon Pulse, in a two-book deal, for publication in beginning 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New title from Amber Bardan

Amber Bardan’s SNAKE, in which a woman attempting to escape an island where she’s being held by an arms-dealing madman, discovers nothing is as it seems, including her own memories, to Angela James at Carina Press, for publication in early 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Coloring Book

Author Natalie Zaman and illustrator Wendy Martin’s COLOR YOUR WISHES, a coloring book combining words with the meditative act of coloring to actively engage readers in personal manifestation, to Elysia Gallo at Llewellyn, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

Fifth book in PIPER MORGAN series

Stephanie Faris’s fifth book in the PIPER MORGAN chapter book series, to Alyson Heller at Aladdin, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

New Alexa Riley title

Alexa Riley’s EVERYTHING FOR HER, in which an older man, so taken with a younger woman that he will do everything in his power to possess her, becomes so preoccupied by her that he becomes determined to care for her, protect her and give her the life he believes she deserves…if she lets him, to Angela James at Carina Press, in a two-book deal, for publication in January 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World and audio).

AFTER HOURS rights to Egmont Germany

German rights to Cara McKenna’s AFTER HOURS, to Egmont Germany, by Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New Adult Series

Victoria De La O’s TELL ME HOW THIS ENDS, in which two inseparable brothers unwittingly fall in love with the same unforgettable girl, to Eileen Rothschild at SMP Swerve, in a three-book deal, for publication in 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Third book in Bad For You series

Amber Bardan’s DON’T LIE TO ME, the third book in the Bad For You series in which a woman’s fling with the business partner of her best friend should be harmless, but she’s drawn into a secret criminal underworld which threatens her life, again to Angela James at Carina Press, for publication in Fall 2016, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).