A huge congratulations to Drawn & Quarterly and the incredible Kate Beaton, whose bestselling graphic memoir, DUCKS: Two Years in the Oil Sands, was named one of Barack Obama’s best books of 2022 – the first graphic novel to make the former president’s best-of-the-year reading lists!

 And we are thrilled to announce the latest rights sales for DUCKS:

Swedish rights sold to Carl Lindsten at it-lit in association with Stella Nelissen at Marianne Schönbach Literary Agency, Polish rights sold at auction to Kultua Gniewu in association with Martyna Kowalewska at Book/lab Literary Agency, Portuguese (Brazil) rights sold to WMF Martins Fontes and Portuguese (Portugal) rights sold to Relogio d’Agua in association with Júlia Garrigós at The Foreign Office, and Korean rights sold to Gimm Young in association with Danny Hong at Danny Hong Agency.

Previous rights sold: French, Casterman; German, Zwerchfell; Italian, BAO; Spanish, Norma Editorial.

We are also proud to share the following rights news for Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki’s ROAMING, forthcoming from Drawn & Quarterly in September 2023:

Spanish (Spain) rights sold to Natalia Mosquera at Ediciones La Cúpula, French rights sold at auction to Charlotte Moundlic at Rue de Sèvres, German rights sold to Dirk Rehm at Reprodukt, and Italian rights sold at auction to Michele Foschini at BAO Publishing.

D&Q is represented by Evan Brown (evan@transatlanticagency.com) and Samantha Haywood (samantha@transatlanticagency.com).

View the latest Drawn & Quarterly rights catalogue here.