Transatlantic is over the moon to announce that Shani Mootoo’s CEREUS BLOOMS AT NIGHT has sold to Anna Nightingale at Vintage UK as a Vintage Classics edition, by Samantha Haywood at Transatlantic Agency (world English ex. US and Canada)!

CEREUS BLOOMS AT NIGHT is a cross-generational history filled with passion and mystery, set in a fictional Caribbean town, and unveiling the mystery surrounding an aging, notoriously supposedly crazy woman suspected of murdering her father.

Shani Mootoo was born in Ireland, grew up in Trinidad, and lives in Canada. She holds an MA in English from the University of Guelph, writes fiction and poetry, and is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited locally and internationally. Mootoo’s critically acclaimed novels include Polar Vortex, Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab, Valmiki’s Daughter, He Drown She in the Sea, and Cereus Blooms at Night. She is a recipient of the K.M. Hunter Artist Award, a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, and the James Duggins Mid-Career Novelist Award from the Lambda Literary Awards. Her work has been long- and shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the International DUBLIN Literary Award, and the Booker Prize. She lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Shani Mootoo is represented by Samantha Haywood.

Congratulations Shani!