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15 September 2021
Sales Fiction Hachette has sold UK and Commonwealth (ex Canada) rights to The Tea Ladies of St Jude’s Hospital (Joanna Nell), and UK and Commonwealth (ex Canada) rights to Kayte...

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8 September 2021
Sales Fiction  Affirm Press has sold Arabic rights to The Dictionary of Lost Words (Pip Williams) to SRMG. Black Inc. has sold North American rights to A World With No...

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1 September 2021
Sales Children’s/YA Hardie Grant Children’s has sold Japanese, Turkish and Brazilian rights to Walk of the Whales (Nick Bland, November 2021); Spanish language rights in North America to Polly &...

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25 August 2021
Sales  Children’s/YA Hardie Grant Children's has sold German rights to I Can Wear Anything! and I Can Play with Anything! (Susann Hoffmann); Swedish rights to Naughty Dragons Make Trouble! and...

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18 August 2021
Sales Fiction Affirm Press has sold Slovak rights to The Dictionary of Lost Words (Pip Williams) to Motyl. Black Inc. has sold North American rights and UK/Commonwealth (ex ANZ) rights...

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11 August 2021
Sales Fiction Big Sky Publishing has sold Hungarian rights to The Music Maker of Auschwitz IV (Jaci Byrne) to 21. Század Kiadó and Hitler's Brothel (Steve Matthews) to IPC; Italian...

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4 August 2021
Sales Fiction       Brandl & Schlesinger has sold US and Canadian rights to Mother Tongue (Joyce Kornblatt) to Publerati Maine. Children’s/YA Hardie Grant Children's has sold UK and Korean rights to...

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28 July 2021
Sales Nonfiction NewSouth has sold world English-language rights to Beyond the Hero’s Journey: A screenwriting guide for when you’ve got a different story to tell (Anthony Mullins) to Creative Essentials;...

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21 July 2021
Sales Fiction Fremantle Press has sold large format rights to The River Mouth (Karen Herbert) and The Last Bookshop (Emma Young) to Ulverscroft UK. HarperCollins has sold North American rights...

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7 July 2021
Sales Children’s/YA Berbay has sold Simplified Chinese rights to Norton and the Bear (Gabriel Evans) to Oriental Babies and Kids Limited. Hardie Grant has sold North American rights to Explore...

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30 June 2021
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold Lithuanian translation rights to All Our Shimmering Skies (Trent Dalton, Fourth Estate) to Lithuanian Writers’ Union Publishers. Children’s/YA HarperCollins has sold Turkish translations rights and...

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23 June 2021
Sales Nonfiction The Jane Novak Agency has sold Russian-language rights to Lucky’s (Andrew Pippos, Picador) to Eksmo Publishing; and Greek translation rights and UK rights to Mermaid Singing and Peel...

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17 June 2021
Sales Children’s Hardie Grant has sold Spanish rights to Billie B Brown: The Baby Bird, Billie B Brown: The Hat Parade and Billie B Mysteries: Treasure Hunt (Sally Rippin); Dutch...

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9 June 2021
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold Hungarian translation rights to Southern Ruby (Belina Alexandra) to IPC Könyvek. Nonfiction HarperCollins has sold German translation rights to 30 Days 30 Ways to Overcome...

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26 May 2021
Sales Fiction Benjamin Paz and Caitlan Cooper-Trent on behalf of Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia have sold world rights (ex ANZ) to debut novel Small Acts of Defiance (Michelle...

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19 May 2021
Sales Fiction Fremantle Press has sold Turkish-language rights to Over My Dead Body (Dave Warner) to Yeri Insan Publishing in Turkey. HarperCollins Australia has sold German, Dutch and Italian translation...

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12 May 2021
Sales Nonfiction Simon & Schuster Australia has sold Hungarian rights to The Nazis Knew My Name (Magda Hellinger and Maya Lee, September) to Nouvion Trade Sociedad Anonima, under the IPC...

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5 May 2021
Sales Fiction Big Sky Publishing has sold Hungarian rights to Hitler's Brothel (Steve Matthews) to IPC. Brazilian rights to the inaugural Novel Prize winner Cold Enough for Snow (Jessica Au,...

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28 April 2021
Sales Fiction Affirm Press has sold Brazilian rights to The Dictionary of Lost Words (Pip Williams) to Autêntica. Left Bank Literary has sold US rights to New Animal (Ella Baxter,...

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21 April 2021
Sales Children's Berbay Publishing has sold complex Chinese rights to Sneaky Shadows (S C Manchild, illus by Sam Caldwell) to Sharp Point (Taiwan) and Korean rights to Can You Find...

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8 April 2021
Sales Fiction Affirm has sold The Dictionary of Lost Words (Pip Williams) to the following territories: Japanese translation rights to Shogakukan and Czech translation rights to Argo. The title has...

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24 March 2021
Sales Fiction Giramondo has sold rights to Jessica Au's forthcoming novel Cold Enough for Snow to the following: German rights to Suhrkamp, French rights to Grasset and Fasquelle, world Spanish rights...

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17 March 2021
Sales Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold UK and Commonwealth rights (ex ANZ) rights to The Shortest History of the Soviet Union (Sheila Fitzpatrick) to Old Street Publishing. Transit Lounge has...

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11 March 2021
Sales Fiction Jacinta di Mase at Jacinta di Mase Management has sold UK & Europe English-language rights to The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart (Viking) to Joffe Books. Rights were...

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3 March 2021
Sales Fiction French rights to Other People’s Houses (Kelli Hawkins, HarperCollins) have been sold to Hauteville by Gregory Messina, Linwood Messina, via Melanie Ostell Literary. Children’s Scholastic Australia has sold...

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24 February 2021
Sales Children’s Hardie Grant has sold Taiwanese rights to Wolfred (Nick Bland); Russian rights to Explore Your World: Deep dive into deep dea (Tim Flannery & Sam Caldwell); Ukrainian rights...

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17 February 2021
Sales Children’s Hardie Grant has sold Portuguese rights to Me, Microbes & I (Philip Bunting); Russian rights to All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors (Davina Bell & Jenny...

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10 February 2021
Sales Nonfiction Jeanne Ryckmans at Cameron Creswell Agency (Cameron’s Management) has sold Chinese translation rights to American Journeys (Don Watson, Penguin) to The Commercial Press; and Korean translation rights to...

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3 February 2021
Sales Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold Greek translation rights to The Shortest History of China (Linda Jaivin), to Metaichmio Publications. Children’s Hardie Grant has sold German rights to Me, Microbes...

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28 January 2021
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold the following rights to Sorrow and Bliss (Meg Mason, Fourth Estate): UK English-language rights to Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Czech translation rights to Argo; Danish translation...