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Congratulations to Karen Fortunati!

KarenFortunatiCongratulations to Karen Fortunati on the sale of her debut book!

I am thrilled to announce the sale of Karen’s THE WEIGHT OF ZERO to Kate Sullivan at Delacorte. Karen, Kate and I met in New York last week and I am very, very impressed by this team – good things to come!

Please stop by Karen’s website to say cheers: or on twitter @karenfortunati

From Publishers Weekly:
Kate Sullivan at Delacorte has acquired, via exclusive submission, The Weight of Zero, a debut YA by Karen Fortunati. The story follows Cath, a teenager with bipolar disorder who is contemplating suicide, and her march towards – and struggle to recognize – better mental health, supported by a network of family, doctors, and friends. Publication is planned for fall 2016; Sara Megibow at KT Literary sold world English rights.