I’ve Signed a 2-Book Deal with HarperTeen!

I’m so thrilled to share this news–read all about it below in the article from this week’s Publisher’s Weekly Children’s Bookshelf:

Rosemary Brosnan at HarperTeen has acquired at auction Gillian French‘s debut novel, Grit, about 17-year-old blueberry harvester Darcy Prentiss, a bad girl with a big heart, a big crush, and a devastating secret that eventually comes to light. Publication is planned for summer 2017; Alice Tasman at Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency did the two-book deal for North American rights.

A huge thanks to Alice and Rosemary for making this dream come true! I’ll keep posting updates as we draw closer to pub day.

8 Comments

  1. Oh, man! a dream come true…all that hard work and perseverance and frustration and dedication to your art = success. Congratulations Maine’s newest novelist.

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  2. I always new you would be a great story writer!! Great job on making your dreams come true, I’m very proud of what you have accomplished!! Congratulations!

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