We are excited to share international deals for six of our clients, all represented by Samantha Haywood!

German rights to Chantel Guertin‘s GIGI LISTENING (title TWO FOR THE ROAD in Canada) sold at auction, part of a two-book deal to Heyne, Penguin Random House GmbH, by Hannah Fosh at Liepman Agency.

Chantel Guertin is the bestselling author of eight novels—four for adults and four for teens. She lives in Toronto with her family.

Czech rights to Eliza Reid‘s SECRETS OF THE SPRAKKAR: ICELAND’S EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN AND HOW THEY ARE CHANGING THE WORLD, to Nakladatelství JOTA, by Kristin Olson at Kristin Olson Literary Agency.

Eliza Reid is a journalist, editor, and cofounder of the annual Iceland Writers Retreat. Eliza grew up on a hobby farm near Ottawa, Canada, and moved to Iceland in 2003. After her husband took office as president of Iceland on August 1, 2016, Eliza became the country’s First Lady. Her first book, Secrets of the Sprakkar , was an instant bestseller in Iceland and Canada, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Pick. 

Romanian rights to Marissa Stapley‘s LUCKY, to Editura Trei, by Andreea Focsaneanu at Simona Kessler International Copyright Agency.

Marissa Stapley has worked as a newspaper journalist and magazine editor, and is now the internationally bestselling author of the novels Lucky, a Reese’s Book Club December 2021 Pick, The Last Resort, Things to do When It’s Raining, and Mating for Life.

French world rights to Danielle Daniel‘s DAUGHTERS OF THE DEER, the story of a daughter of the Weskarini Deer Clan, forced to marry a French settler as part of France’s colonization of North America, and their daughter, born two-spirited into a settler culture, sold to Editions Paulsen by Megan Husain of Anna Jarota Agency.

Danielle Daniel is a writer and artist, an award-winning author and illustrator—she writes books for children and adults. Her paintings have been collected across Canada, the US, the UK, France, and Australia.

Serbian rights to Iain Reid‘s, I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS, to Publik Praktikum, by Mira Droumeva at A.N.A. Sofia Ltd.

Iain Reid is the author of two critically acclaimed, award-winning books of nonfiction. His debut novel, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, was an international bestseller, and was translated into more than a dozen languages. Oscar-winner Charlie Kaufman is writing and directing the film adaptation for Netflix.

German rights to Perry Chafe‘s CLOSER BY SEA sold to Mareverlag GmbH, by Hannah Fosh at Liepman Agency.

Perry Chafe is a Canadian television writer, showrunner, producer, and songwriter.