Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

Indonesians rights to ALEX, APPROXIMATELY

Indonesian rights to Jenn Bennett’s ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, to Penerbit Haru, by Maxima Creative Agency, and Hungarian rights to Alexandra, by Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New picture book

Andria Rosenbaum’s BOATS WILL FLOAT, about the busy life of different types of boats, illustrated by Jordi Solano, to Sterling Children’s, with Meredith Mundy editing, for publication in Fall 2018, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author and Hannah Whitty at Plum Pudding Illustration for the illustrator (World).

Final Ballantyne Billionaires to be published May 2018

Joss Wood’s final book of the Ballantyne Billionaires series and a new trilogy, about mixing business with pleasure, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a nice deal, in a four-book deal, for publication in May 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

Four book deal for a reluctant Prince Charming

Mike Allegra writing as Roy L. Hinuss’s ONCE UPON A PRANK and HER ROYAL SLYNESS, in the new chapter book series PRINCE NOT-SO CHARMING, introducing a reluctant Prince Charming—who’d much rather grow up to be a court jester, not a prince—to every kid who worries it’s hard to live up to the fairy tale, illustrated by Matt Hunt, to Rhoda Belleza and John Morgan at Imprint, in a four-book deal, for publication starting in Spring 2018, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and Arabella Stein at The Bright Group for the illustrator (World).

Turkish rights for ALLEGEDLY

Turkish rights to Tiffany Jackson’s ALLEGEDLY, to Sis, by ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Natalie Fischer Lakosil of Bradford Literary Agency.

Kaitlin Ward’s newest YA

Kaitlin Ward’s THE CAVES, about a girl who wants to study the earth accidentally falls to the center of it, and meets a group of survivors who might be in more danger escaping their cave than they are trapped inside, to Amanda Maciel at Scholastic, for publication in 2018, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

New books in Games People Play series

2017 RITA nominee HelenKay Dimon’s THE PRETENDER & THE TRACKER, the next two books in the Games People Play series, to May Chen at Avon, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency
New m/m sports romance duology

Layla Reyne’s RELAY and MEDLEY, a m/m sports romance duology, following two couples of Olympic swimmers as they train and fall in love, to Sarah Lyons at Riptide Publishing, in a two-book deal, for publication in early 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

New MG collaboration

Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Gail Nall, Jen Malone, and Dee Romito’s BEST. NIGHT. EVER, told from the perspective of seven different but intersecting characters, which takes place over the course of one night centered around a middle school dance, to Amy Cloud at Aladdin, for publication in August 2017, by Holly Root at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency on behalf of Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary for Alpine & Faris; Sarah Davies at Greenhouse Literary Agency for Arno; and Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency for Romito (World).

French rights MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED

French rights to Jennifer Echols’ MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED, to Bragelonne, by La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.