Genoveva Dimova 2022 © Julie Broadfoot

Genoveva Dimova’s FOUL DAYS, and the second book in the WITCH’S COMPENDIUM OF MONSTERS duology, about a young witch in the walled city of Chernograd so desperate to escape her ex, the Tsar of Monsters, that she sells her powers for illegal passage across the wall to Belograd, where monsters can’t follow, and immediately regrets it; inspired by Slavic folklore and pitched as The Witcher if written by Naomi Novik, to Sanaa Ali-Virani at Tor, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2024, by Brenna English-Loeb at Transatlantic Literary Agency (world English).