Jun 042021
 

Clarion West graduate Eden Robins’ SHOWSTOPPER, pitched as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with magic, set in post WWII Chicago in a women’s only comedy club, where 23-year-old Franny Steinberg stumbles in one night and discovers that some jokes have the power to literally transform their audiences, and falls in with a group of female stand-up comedians all looking for their own transformation, to Christa Desir at Sourcebooks Landmark, in a two book deal, for publication Fall 2022, by Cameron McClure.

May 312021
 

a pair of black ear budsAudio rights to Elizabeth Sims’s RITA FARMER MYSTERIES, YOU’VE GOT A BOOK IN YOU, and TIGHT RACE, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, in a five-book deal, by Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

May 312021
 

French rights to British Fantasy Award finalist Cassandra Khaw’s NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH and THE ALL-CONSUMING WORLD, to Pygmalion, by Zuzanna Brzezinska at Anna Jarota Agency in association with Michael Curry.

French rights to Robert Jackson Bennett’s CITY OF STAIRS and LOCKLANDS, to Gilles Dumay at Albin Michel, by Zuzanna Brzezinska at Anna Jarota Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

German rights to Annika Martin’s JUST NOT THAT INTO BILLIONAIRES to Lyx, by Sarah Knofius at Thomas Schlueck Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

Russian rights to Robert McCammon’s THEY THIRST, STINGER, THE QUEEN OF BEDLAM and MR.SLAUGHTER to Azbooka-Atticus , in a four-book deal, by Igor Korzhenevski at Alexander Korzhenevski Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

May 202021
 

Publishers Weekly: Marino does an impressive job writing tender and heartbreaking moments without sacrificing the brutal tone that drives the story.

Absolutely devastating.

May 112021
 

Congratulations to all our DMLA authors who were chosen as 2021 Locus Awards Top Ten Finalists!

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

Machine, Elizabeth Bear (Saga; Gollancz)
Network Effect, Martha Wells (Tordotcom)

FANTASY NOVEL

Harrow the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tordotcom)
The Midnight Bargain, C.L. Polk (Erewhon)

FIRST NOVEL

Elatsoe, Darcie Little Badger (Levine Querido)
Beneath the Rising, Premee Mohamed (Solaris)
The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson (Del Rey; Hodder & Stoughton)

COLLECTION

The Best of Elizabeth Bear, Elizabeth Bear (Subterranean)

May 062021
 

Publishers Weekly: Malfi impresses in this taut, supernaturally tinged mystery, an intriguing variation on the well-worn serial killer plot….Malfi sticks the landing with a powerful denouement. There’s plenty here to enjoy.

Apr 302021
 

Chinese rights to Robert McCammon’s THE LISTENER, to Yilin Press, in a nice deal, by Gray Tan at The Grayhawk Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

Czech rights to Skye Warren’s THE PAWN, THE KNIGHT and THE CASTLE, to Dobrovsky, in a three-book deal, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava I Prevodi, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

Danish rights to New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher’s STORM FRONT, FOOL MOON, and GRAVE PERIL, the first three books in the Dresden Files series, to Superlux, by Elin Rydner at Lennart Sane Agency AB in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Hungarian rights to New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher’s WHITE NIGHT and SMALL FAVOR, books 9 and 10 in the Dresden Files series, to Delta Vision, by Milena Kaplarević at Prava i prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Apr 162021
 

Congratulations to all our DMLA authors who have been chosen as 2021 Hugo Award finalists!

Best Novel

Harrow the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tor.com)

Network Effect, Martha Wells (Tor.com)

Best Series

The Murderbot Diaries, Martha Wells (Tor.com)

Best Editor, Short Form

S.B. Divya

Best Semiprozine

S.B. Divya, as co-editor for Escape Pod

Elsa Sjunneson, as non-fiction editor for Uncanny Magazine

Best Fan Writer

Elsa Sjunneson

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book

Elatsoe, Darcie Little Badger (Levine Querido)

Astounding Award for Best New Writer

Micaiah Johnson (1st year of eligibility)

Mar 312021
 

Chinese rights to James Scott Bell’s SUPER STRUCTURE, to China Renmin University Press in a renewal, by Yijhen Lee at The Grayhawk Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Donald Maass.

Czech rights to Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka’s WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE, to Albatros Media by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava I Prevodi, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

Danish rights to Nnedi Okorafor’s AKATA WITCH, to Delphiki, by Philip Sane at The Lennart Sane Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Donald Maass.

Danish rights to Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka’s TIME OF OUR LIVES, to Palatium, by Philip Sane and Elin Rydner at Lennart Sane Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

Japanese rights to New York Times bestselling author Tamsyn Muir’s GIDEON THE NINTH, the first book in the Locked Tomb trilogy, to Hayakawa, by Kohei Hattori at the English Agency (Japan) Ltd. in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Polish rights to Robert McCamon’s BOY’S LIFE, SWAN SONG, USHER’S PASSING and THE LISTENER, to Vesper, in a four-book deal, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava i Prevodi on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

Turkish rights to New York Times bestselling author Tamsyn Muir’s HARROW THE NINTH, the second book in the Locked Tomb trilogy, and also PRINCESS FLORALINDA AND THE FORTY-FLIGHT TOWER, to Ithaki, by Merve Öngen at ONK Agency in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Turkish rights to Brent Weeks’s THE BURNING WHITE, to Ithaki, by Merve Ongen at ONK Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Donald Maass.