US RIGHTS: Sherry Jones's THE JEWEL OF MEDINA, to Margot Atwell at Beaufort Books, for a very small advance ("we'll earn our advance back in about two minutes," Kern says) for publication in mid-October 2008, plus a sequel, by Natasaha Kern at Natasha Kern Literary Agency.
UK RIGHTS: Sherry Jones's THE JEWEL OF MEDINA, to Martin Rynja at Gibson Square, for publication in October 2008, by Natasha Kern of the Natasha Kern Literary Agency (UK).
FOREIGN RIGHTS: Sherry Jones's THE JEWEL OF MEDINA, to Newton & Compton Editoria in Italy, by Vicki Satlow, on behalf of Natasha Kern. Rights sold previously to Editora in Brazil, by Lucia Riff Agency; Atheneum in Hungary and Kultura in Macedonia by Prava i Prevodi; and AST in Russia, by Nova.
Sunday, September 07, 2008
The Jewel of Medina Redux
From this evening's Publishers' Marketplace: