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‘Freedom Swimmer’ optioned for film

Wai Chim’s YA novel Freedom Swimmer (A&U) has been optioned for film by writer and director Ben Ockrent at Micro Productions UK. Agent Brian Cook, of literary agency The Authors’ Agent, negotiated the deal with Ockrent, whose writing credits include several British TV series. Chim told Books+Publishing that Ockrent had...

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