Further Congrats!

January 25th, 2012

It’s a week of huzzahs around here! YALSA announced some further lists today, including their 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults list (plus Top Ten), Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers, and Popular Paperbacks for Young Readers. Congrats to kt literary clients Maureen Johnson, Stephanie Perkins, Ransom Riggs, Carrie Harris, and Lili Wilkinson (again) for […]

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January 24th, 2012

A belated, but VERY happy congratulations to Lili Wilkinson, whose novel Pink won a Stonewall Honor at yesterday’s Youth Media Awards given out by the American Library Association! I was in the audience when it was announced, and I will not lie, I did my happy dance. The Stonewall Award is “given annually to English-language […]

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Closing a Deal in Bologna

March 31st, 2010

I’m still in the midst of doing my Bologna follow-up, which basically consists of reading through my scribbled notes of my meetings with foreign editors, scouts, and movie people, making note of what we spoke about, titles they asked to see or expressed interest in, other books they might have passed on, and making sure […]

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A “Wrench”ing review for ALBATROSS

January 18th, 2010

It’s been a morning of exciting news, what with the announcements of the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz, plus all the other awards from ALA Midwinter, but I’m excited on a personal level to share the following review from Kirkus for Albatross by Josie Bloss: Music geeks walk the fine line between love […]

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Authors in the News

April 9th, 2009

Before we get into today’s look at the the archives, some exciting news for a few of our clients! First, I’m thrilled to announce that Ellen Booraem‘s The Unnameables has been named to Voya’s list of the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror of 2008. The full list is here, but their blurb, an excerpt […]

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