Publishers Weekly: Book Deals: Week of August 6, 2018

Blackstone Nabs Debut for Six Figures
Rick Bleiwiess at Blackstone Publishing shelled out six figures, in a three-book deal, for James Wade’s debut novel, All Things Left WildMark Gottlieb at Trident Media Group handled the world rights agreement, describing the novel as exploring “elements of race, religion, and human nature through a panoply of difficult decisions and deadly encounters during the turn of the 20th century.” Wade won the 2016 Writers’ League of Texas manuscript contest and was a finalist of the 2016 Tethered by Letters short story contest. Read More