World English rights ex. Canada to one of Canada’s most widely acclaimed literary fiction authors, Shani Mootoo’s POLAR VORTEX, a seductive and tension-filled new novel about a lesbian couple receiving an unexpected visit from an old male friend that throws questions of true intentions into the mix of their previously monogamous commitment, told with a Mrs. Dalloway stream-of-consciousness narration, for readers of Herman Koch and Rachel Cusk, sold to Johnny Temple at Akashic Books in a deal by Samantha Haywood. Canada English rights previously sold to Jay and Hazel Millar at Book*hug Press for publication in early 2020.