Messenger’s YA Novels Get Six Figures at S&S
Laura Rennert of Andrea Brown Literary Agency sold North American rights for Shannon Messenger’s debut young adult novel, Let the Sky Fall, and a sequel. The six-figure advance was offered by Liesa Abrams, executive editor at Simon & Schuster for the Simon Pulse imprint. Let the Sky Fall, slated for March 2013 publication, is about a…
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 30, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Congratulations to Maggie Stiefvater on her Printz Honor Award. Maggie was also honored with a Odyssey Award her Audio Book of Scorpio Races.
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 29, 2012 at 12:19am — No Comments
Rachel Harris's MY SUPER SWEET SIXTEENTH CENTURY, pitched as MTV's Super Sweet Sixteen meets Ever After, about a teen who's reluctant in having her sweet sixteen broadcasted live from coast to coast in some extravagant bash on MTV and with a little gypsy magic winds traveling back in time to Renaissance Italy, to Stacy Cantor Abrams at …Continue
Screenwriters Stentz and Miller Go YA
Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz, the screenwriting team behind the blockbusters Thor and X-Men: First Class, sold their first YA novel to Razorbill. Eric Simonoff at William Morris Endeavor closed the deal with Razorbill president and publisher Ben Schrank, selling North American rights to Colin Fischer and a second untitled work. Colin Fischer, which Razorbill called “a cross between The Curious…
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 3, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments
Member Darby Karchut just signed a publishing contract with Spencer Hill Press for her upper middle grade, urban fantasy for boys entitled Finn Finnegan. Release date is March 2013.
Please join us in Congratulating Darby, what a start to the New Year!
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 2, 2012 at 9:41pm — No Comments