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Rights round-up


FictionFremantle Press has sold US and UK English-language rights to The Hope Fault (Tracy Farr) to Gallic Books imprint Aardvark Bureau. Giramondo has sold US rights to Border Districts and Stream System (both Gerald Murnane) to Farrar, Straus and Giroux for publication in April 2018.

NonfictionHarperCollins has sold Spanish rights to Fresh and Light (Donna Hay) to Ediciones B.

Children’sHarperCollins has sold German rights to Withering-By-Sea (Judith Rossell) to Thienemann-Esslinger Verlag; and Korean rights to Hello God (Moya Simons) to Kookminbooks Co. Ltd.


FictionBonnier Publishing has acquired world rights to the debut novel The Portrait of Molly Dean (Katherine Kovacic) via Calidris Literary Agency for publication in mid-2018.

NonfictionBonnier Publishing has acquired world rights to the previously self-published graphic memoir Eyes Too Dry (Alice Chipkin & Jessica Tavassoli) for publication in September 2017.


Category: Rights round-up