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SOLD! Congratulations to Kobby Ben Ben!

Please help us celebrate with Kobby Ben Ben on the sale of his debut novel to Europa Editions!

From Publishers Marketplace:
Fiction: Debut
Kobby Ben Ben’s NO ONE DIES YET, set in Accra in 2019, the “Year of Return” that memorialized the many who died during the slave trade in Ghana[. The African Diaspora pilgrimages to Ghana to commemorate this moment in history], following three African-American friends as they join in the festivities to explore Ghana’s colonial past […] and its underground queer scene; soon, these friends are thrust into the hands of two guides who they have no choice but to trust and what unfolds is an unsettling tale of murder in a country whose dead slaves are shackled with stories that must be heard, to Christopher Potter at Europa Editions, with Eva Ferri editing, in a nice deal, for publication in spring/summer 2022, by Aida Lilly at kt literary (world English).

Kobby was the second client I signed, and he is such a fun person to work with! He is a voracious and discerning reader, and his writing is poetic and stunning. I’m so excited to share this amazing and special book with the world, and I cannot wait to read what he writes next!

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