Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

New books from His Roy L. Hinuss

Mike Allegra writing as Roy L. Hinuss’s books 5 & 6 in the PRINCE NOT SO CHARMING chapter book series, illustrated by Matt Hunt, to Rhoda Belleza and John Morgan at Imprint, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author (world).

Debut book about solo climber’s mother

Mother of famous free solo climber Alex Honnold, Dierdre Wolownick’s memoir, where she reveals the challenges of becoming a late-stage athlete, climbing for the first time at the age of 57 on the most iconic mountains—including Yosemite’s Royal Arches, Half Dome, and El Capitan—and running grueling marathons, after spending the better part of her life enduring a failed marriage while raising her two eco-conscious children, confronting questions regarding the nature of fear vs. courage, the responsibility of parents to protect yet give their children the freedom they need to become their best selves, and reminding readers that it’s never too late to reach new heights, to Kate Rogers at Mountaineers Books, by Jennifer Chen Tran at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Teenager turns into spy in FAMILY TREASON

Ted Anderson’s FAMILY TREASON, featuring a seemingly normal teenage girl who discovers that her mother is a secret agent who has programmed her with command phrases that activate her super-spy skills, including infiltration, martial arts, and speaking eight languages, all of which she will need to stop her mother’s nefarious schemes, to Greg Hunter at Graphic Universe, by Jennifer Chen Tran at Bradford Literary Agency.

Dystopian duology from debut author Christina Dalcher

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, set in a dystopian near future where women live in forced silence, limited to 100 words a day and forbidden from holding jobs, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, for publication in September 2018, by Laura Bradford at The Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Seventh Knights Templar to be published

Claire Ashgrove’s seventh title in her historical romance Knights Templar series, to Rena Ayer at Audible, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

New series from Tara Brown

Tara Brown’s FLING CLUB and THE TEST DUMMY, the first two books in a new series about couples who meet and flirt through a company post-it wall, to Jason Kirk at Skyscape, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

Little girls are better at designing superheroes than you

Ted Anderson’s novel, featuring a STEM-obsessed fourth-grader who builds and take things apart with the power of her mind and who fights crime alongside The Starlights, a motley crew of teen superheroes, in modern-day San Francisco, pitched as inspired by the viral tumblr blog Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You, to Andrea Colvin at Lion Forge, in a three-book deal, for their young reader CubHouse imprint, for publication in early 2019, by Jennifer Chen Tran at Bradford Literary, while at Fuse Literary.

German rights for DISORDERLY CONDUCT & more

German rights to Tessa Bailey’s DISORDERLY CONDUCT, INDECENT EXPOSURE, and DISTURBING HIS PEACE, to Rowohlt, by Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New mg from Mike Allegra

Mike Allegra’s SCAMPERS AND THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD, about a little mouse who uses the scientific method to figure out if the new owl guarding the vegetable garden is real or not, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel, to Carol Malnor at Dawn, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for both the author and the illustrator (World).


Dea Poirier’s NEXT GIRL TO DIE, in which a detective confronts her past as she hunts a serial killer with the same MO as the one who murdered her sister a decade ago, to Megha Parekh at Thomas & Mercer, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).