Jun 302020
 

Czech rights to Robert Jackson Bennett’s SHOREFALL, to Host, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava I Prevodi, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

Czech rights to USA Today bestselling author Tamsyn Muir’s HARROW THE NINTH, the second book in the Locked Tomb trilogy, to Host, by Milena Kaplarević at Prava i prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

German rights to Neil Sharpson’s WHEN THE SPARROW FALLS, to Piper (Germany), by Sarah Knofius at Thomas Schlueck Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Jennie Goloboy.

Italian rights to Margaret Doody’s ARISTOTLE AND THE MOUNTAIN OF GOLD, to Sellerio, by Stefania Fietta at Donzelli Fietta, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

Polish rights to USA Today bestselling author Tamsyn Muir’s GIDEON THE NINTH, the first book in the Locked Tomb trilogy, to Papierowy Ksiezyc, by Milena Kaplarević at Prava i prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Polish rights to Martha Wells’ Nebula and Hugo Award-winning ALL SYSTEMS RED, the first book in the New York Times bestselling Murderbot Diaries series, to Papierowy Ksiezyc, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava i Prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Russian rights to Martha Wells’ NETWORK EFFECT, the first full-length novel in the New York Times bestselling Murderbot Diaries series, to Eksmo, by Alexander Korzhenevski at Alexander Korzhenevski Agency in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

May 122020
 

Publishers Weekly: Replete with snappy dialogue and convincing technobabble, Santos’s debut cyber-thriller offers a vision of a 22nd-century Earth where the only force more powerful than technology is magic. Prickly combat mage Cloke leads a chimera unit—a military group possessing a deadly combination of technological, combat, and magic skills. Cloke’s newest recruit is Zee, an infamous coder with shadowy origins and plenty of baggage. Alongside a colorful cast of cyborgs and sword masters, Cloke and Zee, who was grown in a lab and has no gender, must track down and destroy a trio of illegal clones of a powerful mage. The worldbuilding is well done, as Santos digs deep into the full implications of the supernatural interacting with advanced technology. Readers may find the treatment of Zee’s gender and pronouns (xie/hir) to be clumsy, but will be gratified by Zee’s depth, complexity, and fully realized arc. Santos’s enthusiasm for his subject is clear and his rigorous plotting delivers some genuine surprises. This is fun, fresh cyberpunk.

Apr 302020
 

a pair of black ear budsAudio rights to Shirley Jackson- and Hugo Award nominee Tamsyn Muir’s PRINCESS FLORALINDA AND THE FORTY-FLIGHT TOWER, a dark fantasy novella about what happens when a princess is forced to fend for herself, to Brian Sweany at Recorded Books, by Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Audio rights to USA Today bestselling author Carissa Ann Lynch’s FLOCKSDALE FLIES series, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, in a three-book deal, by Katie Shea Boutillier.

Audio rights to Georgina Kamsika’s GODDESS OF THE NORTH, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Jennie Goloboy.

Audio rights to Sharon Lee’s BARNBURNER and GUNSHY, mystery novels set in Maine, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, in a two-book deal, by Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Audio rights to Vernon Mahabal’s TALK TO THE HAND: A Field Guide to Practical Palmistry, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Cameron McClure.

Audio rights to Caitlin Starling’s YELLOW JESSAMINE, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Caitlin McDonald.

Apr 152020
 

Congratulations to the DMLA authors nominated for the 2020 Hugo Awards!

BEST NOVEL
Gideon the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tor.com Publishing)

BEST RELATED WORK
“2019 John W. Campbell Award Acceptance Speech”, Jeannette Ng (Dublin 2019 ­ An Irish Worldcon)

BEST GRAPHIC STORY OR COMIC
LaGuardia, Nnedi Okorafor, illustrated by Tana Ford, colours by James Devlin (Berger Books/Dark Horse)

BEST SEMIPROZINE
Elsa Sjunneson, as managing editor for Fireside Magazine
S.B. Divya, as co-editor for Escape Pod

LODESTAR for Best Young Adult Book
Dragon Pearl, Yoon Ha Lee (Disney/Hyperion)

Feb 252020
 

Congratulations to our DMLA authors who were chosen as finalists for the 2019 Nebula Awards!

Novel

  • Gideon the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tor.com Publishing)

Game Writing

  • The Magician’s Workshop, Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)
  • Fate Accessibility Toolkit, Elsa Sjunneson-Henry (Evil Hat Productions)

Andre Norton Award

  • Dragon Pearl, Yoon Ha Lee (Disney Hyperion)
Feb 102020
 

Congratulations to our DMLA authors for their appearances on the 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List!

NOVELS – SCIENCE FICTION

Ancestral Night, Elizabeth Bear (Saga; Gollancz)
Escaping Exodus, Nicky Drayden (Harper Voyager US)

NOVELS – FANTASY

The Red-Stained Wings, Elizabeth Bear (Tor)

YOUNG ADULT NOVELS

Dragon Pearl, Yoon Ha Lee (Disney Hyperion)

FIRST NOVELS

Gideon the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tor.com Publishing)
The Luminous Dead, Caitlin Starling (Harper Voyager)

COLLECTIONS

Hexarchate Stories, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US & UK)

NON-FICTION

Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected, Nnedi Okorafor (Simon & Schuster/TED)

ILLUSTRATED AND ART BOOKS

LaGuardia, Nnedi Okorafor (Berger) Donato Giancola

NOVELLAS

“A Time to Reap“, Elizabeth Bear (Uncanny 12/19)
Vigilance, Robert Jackson Bennett (Tor.com Publishing)
Alice Payne Rides, Kate Heartfield (Tor.com Publishing)
“Glass Cannon”, Yoon Ha Lee (Hexarchate Stories)

NOVELETTES

“Erase, Erase, Erase”, Elizabeth Bear (F&SF 9-10/19)
“Binti: Sacred Fire”, Nnedi Okorafor (Binti: The Complete Trilogy)

SHORT STORIES

“Lest We Forget“, Elizabeth Bear (Uncanny 5-6/19)
“A Bird, a Song, a Revolution“, Brooke Bolander (Lightspeed 9/19)
“Repatriation“, Nalo Hopkinson (Current Futures)
“Mighty Are the Meek and the Myriad”, Cassandra Khaw (F&SF 7-8/19)

Oct 222019
 

Sue Burke’s sweeping, award-finalist, SF Semiosis epic continues in Interference as the colonists and a team from Earth confront a new and more implacable intelligence.

Over two hundred years after the first colonists landed on Pax, a new set of explorers arrives from Earth on what they claim is a temporary scientific mission.

But the Earthlings misunderstand the nature of the Pax settlement and its real leader. Even as Stevland attempts to protect his human tools, a more insidious enemy than the Earthlings makes itself known.

Stevland is not the apex species on Pax.

Sep 302019
 

a pair of black ear budsAudio rights to debut author Wayne Santos’s THE CHIMERA CODE, to Brian Sweany at Recorded Books, at auction, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Jennie Goloboy.

Audio rights to USA Today bestselling author Molly O’Keefe’s self-published backlist titles, to Lorna Henry at Dreamscape Media, in an eight-book deal, including rights to Julie Kriss’s THE BASTARD and S. Doyle’s THE BODYGUARD, by Katie Shea Boutillier.

Sep 052019
 

My name is Norah Canivan, and for 50 years I’ve kept a secret.

It is a secret about the girl I discovered hiding on our sorry patch of land – the girl in the tattered green dress who was running from something – and someone.

The Girl in Green brought something different into my young life. And something darker. And when she died, nothing was ever the same after.

For 50 years, only I’ve known what really happened to The Girl in Green.

And now, these many years later, my secret may kill me.

Jul 302019
 

Congratulations to all our DMLA authors who made the 2019 British Fantasy Award Shortlist!

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett (Jo Fletcher)
Priest of Bones, Peter McLean (Jo Fletcher)

BEST NOVELLA

The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
Binti: The Night Masquerade, Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com Publishing)