World, Get Ready to Meet Travis

September 16th, 2010 • Kate

Champagne1I’m so So SO excited and pleased to share this news for kt literary client Trish Doller:

Trish Doller’s THE NEW NORMAL, about a young Marine home from Afghanistan, dealing with PTSD and trying to find his place in a life that no longer fits, to Michelle Nagler at Bloomsbury, at auction, in a nice deal, by Kate Schafer Testerman at kt literary (World English).

Some of you may recall Trish’s guest blog from my earlier vacation this year where she talked about having that first deal for your debut novel get cancelled, and the pressure that can place on an author for the next book. Well, I will admit now that I, too, felt a little of that pressure, which is why it was so gratifying, as an agent and as a huge fan of Trish’s, to not only have strong interest in THE NEW NORMAL from several editors, but ultimately, to close the deal after an auction.

This is when being an agent feels AMAZING.

I can’t wait until the whole world meets Travis, the incredible hero of THE NEW NORMAL. You’re going to fall in love.

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18 Responses to “World, Get Ready to Meet Travis”

  1. Stephanie Perkins Says:

    Oh oh OH! How wonderful!! I was hoping to hear this news soon!

    Congratulations, Trish & Kate!!!!

  2. Carrie Harris Says:

    This is the BEST news! I'm so happy for you both!

    *throws confetti*

  3. A.L. Sonnichsen Says:

    Congratulations Trish and Kate! Wonderful news.


  4. Julie Musil Says:

    This is such wonderful news! Congratulations to you and Trish!

  5. Suzanne Casamento Says:

    Woot! Excellent news! Congratulations to both of you.

  6. Karen Says:

    Congrats Trish and Kate! I can't wait to meet Travis. The snipet sounds very interesting!

  7. Patricia Says:

    Wow! I can't wait to read that book! Congrats!

  8. Krista V. Says:

    Great news! Congratulations, Trish and Kate.

  9. Sara Raasch Says:

    YAY, Trish!!!

  10. Sara Says:

    Yay! That is so awesome!

  11. Erika Marks Says:

    I remember reading Trish's guest post this summer and my heart ached for her–this is just the best ending. Congratulations to both of you!

  12. Trish Says:

    Thanks, everyone! And even though I'm kind of biased because he's my "baby", Travis is pretty special and I hope everyone will love him as much as I do!

  13. Erin Says:

    Wow! Congratulations to both of you! YAY!

  14. Charles Ravndal Says:

    That is awesome! Congratulations to both of you!

  15. Jess Says:

    Congrats to you both, that's wonderful news!

  16. Anne B. Says:

    So exciting. Congratulations to both of you. Looking forward to reading it.

  17. Julia Karr Says:

    Congrats, Trish & Kate! YAY!

  18. Kiki Hamilton Says:

    Sorry I'm late to this – but SO THRILLED for you Trish!! (and Kate!) Yay!!!