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Simina Popescu's Leap Graphic Novel to be Published by Roaring Brook
Romanian comic book creator, Simina Popescu has sold her debut graphic novel Leap, to be published by Mekisha Telfer at Roaring Brook in the spring of 2024 Leap is described as a queer coming-of-age YA graphic novel about two dancers navigating adolescence, their sexuality, first love, and heartache in a conservative post-communist city. Simina Popescu's Leap[...]
When she returns to South Korea, her understanding of her family, her culture, and herself begins to unravel—but also rebuild in new ways." A two-book deal, with five publishers in the bidding, the winner was Connie Hsu at Roaring Brook Press, at auction, in a two-book deal The deal was done by Susie Yi's agent by Kathleen[...]
Maggie Edkin Sells Two Graphic Novels to Roaring Brook for Six Figures
Book designer Maggie Edkins Willis has sold two middle-grade graphic novels at auction for a six-figure sum to Megan Abbate at Roaring Brook, Smaller Sister and Cheer Up Roaring Brook Press is part of Holtzbrinck Publishers, distributed by Macmillan, and already has a graphic novel imprint First: Second. Maggie Edkins Willis' Smaller Sister graphic novel Smaller Sister, scheduled for the spring[...]