Agency News January 2020

Posted by Ethan Ellenberg on January 14, 2020

John Scalzi concludes the INTERDEPENDENCY series with THE LAST EMPEROX, out in April from Tor.

We’re thrilled to have sold a Young Adult biography of JANE JACOBS by debut author Rebecca Pitts to Seven Stories Press/Triangle Square. Look out for that great title in Spring 2021.

The team that brought you HONEYBEE (February 2020), Eric Rohmann and Candace Fleming, just sold a similarly stunning POLAR BEAR to Neal Porter Books.

Candace Fleming also sold THE TIDAL POOL to Holiday House, which will be a brilliant lyric picture book.

On the adult end, we’ve sold new Non-Fiction project from John Domagalski–ESCAPE FROM JAVA– to Casemate.

This fall brought a lot of great film and TV development news to the agency. We’ve optioned Kay Kenyon’s DARK TALENTS series.

Shaftesbury in Canada will be developing Marthe Jocelyn’s latest AGGIE MORTON for television.

Melissa Olson’s project DEAD SPOTS, was optioned with Sony and has since been acquired by Quibi.

We’ve been very active selling foreign rights this fall. We signed a major 21 book deal for the Andre Norton Estate with Eskmo in Russia. Additionally, Poland has bought rights to WITCH WORLD.

MAG publishing in Poland will be publishing three titles in THE BOBIVERSE series by Dennis E Taylor.

We’ve sold the first two books in GA Aiken’s SCARRED EARTH series to Piper in Germany.

This fall has also brought sales of THE LAST EMPEROX by John Scalzi to Germany and Hungary.

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