Fuse is happy to announce that on Wednesday, our client MariNaomi was nominated for a Eisner Award for her graphic novel Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories. The Eisner Awards are the Oscars of the Comic Book and Graphic Novel publishing community. They are announced every year at San Diego Comic Con. Congratulations, MariNaomi! And good luck!

We also had a few new deals in April.

Children’s: Picture book
Jeannette Claus Saves Christmas and the young adult series VAMPIRE HIGH author Douglas Rees’s EDNA, THE VERY FIRST CHICKEN, in which Edna, the very first chicken faces off against a hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex, to Sally Doherty at Holt Children’s, by Sara Sciuto at Fuse Literary.
Posted: April 24, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. Eastern

Digital: Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Jill Sorenson’s ON THE OUTSIDE and CAUGHT OFF GUARD, sequels to CAUGHT IN THE ACT and EDGE OF NIGHT, where the secondary characters her fans have loved, and whose stories they’ve requested over and over, will finally have their steamy perilous adventures on the Mexican border, to Junessa Viloria at Loveswept, in a nice deal, for publication in 2016, by Laurie McLean at Fuse Literary (World). Dramatic: Brandy Rivers at ICM
laurie@fuseliterary.com
Posted: April 14, 2015 at 8:40 p.m. Eastern

So it’s been a pretty good month for Fuse. May looks to be busy too with BEA coming up!