Author Spotlight: Ryan La Sala

Author Spotlight: Ryan La Sala

You just experienced your first auction, what was that like? Professionally speaking, it was f**king bananas. Like any writer, I’ve dreamt about being in a highly competitive auction and I’ve even acted it out in my apartment a bunch of times with costumes and...

Synithia Williams Signs New 3-Book Deal with Harlequin

Congrats to Synithia Williams for HEART AND SOUL, a three-book series that follows three brothers whose love of ghost stories leads them to investigate the unexplained and sets them on a path they never expected, one that includes Hollywood glitz, small-town glamour,...

Sam Tallent Inks Audiobook Deal for Running the Light

Scott Smith at Tantor Media acquired World English audio rights to comedian Sam Tallent’s debut novel, RUNNING THE LIGHT, at auction. Pitched as stand-up comedy’s answer to GET IN THE VAN by way of Hunter S. Thompson and Denis Johnson, the novel follows one-time...

Mike Dawson Inks 2-Book Deal for The Fifth Quarter

In a seven-house auction, First Second acquired THE FIFTH QUARTER by Mike Dawson in a two-book deal. Pitched as Roller Girl meets Real Friends with a dash of Rip and Red, THE FIFTH QUARTER is a MG graphic novel series about identity, friendship, and self-esteem in the...