LINER NOTES POSTED!
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NEW DEAL TO ANNOUNCE: Creators and hosts of the Dungeons and Dragons podcast Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito's WELCOME TO DRAGON TALK, a collection of essays reflecting on the various guests of the podcast of the same name highlighting the diversity of the Dungeons & Dragons community and the positive impact individuals and groups within the community make every day, from therapists who use it in their practices to Hollywood creatives who credit the game with honing their creative skills, and educators who implement the game into their curriculums to inspire a lifelong love of reading and writing in their students, to Meredith Stabel at University of Iowa Press, in an exclusive submission, by Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency (world).
NEW DEAL TO ANNOUNCE: Children's: Young Adult Fiction
CNN special projects producer Mayra Cuevas and founding co-chair of El Refugio Marie Marquardt's DOES MY BODY OFFEND YOU?, a coming-of-age story told in two points of view, about a Puerto Rican teen who seeks justice after running afoul of her school's sexist dress code, and the white girl who wants to help her lead "the bra-bellion" but must first learn how to become an effective ally; exploring themes of implicit bias, social activism, and female friendship, to Michelle Frey at Knopf Children's, in a significant deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2022 and fall 2023, by Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency and Erin Harris at Folio Literary Management (world).
NEW DEAL TO ANNOUNCE: Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Raquel Reyes's debut MAMBO AND MURDER, a new culinary cozy mystery series set in and around Miami, Florida in which a Cuban American food anthropologist uses her knowledge of Caribbean ingredients to solve a series of murders while juggling a toddler and a new career as a cooking show star, to Faith Black Ross at Crooked Lane, in a nice deal, by Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency (world).
NEW ILLUSTRATORS TO ANNOUNCE: Children's book illustrators Angela An and Corlette Douglas as well as cozy mystery writer, Raquel V. Reyes join Sary's Posse and ABLA.