amelia westlake sells into the US

Erin Gough’s new queer feminist YA novel, Amelia Westlake (Hardie Grant Egmont), has sold into the US to Little, Brown imprint Poppy.

United Talent Agency film agent Mary Pender has also signed on to represent film rights for the title ahead of its publication in the US.

‘It’s no wonder we’ve had such an immediate and excitable response to Erin’s second novel, with multiple rights deals underway after Bologna,’ said Hardie Grant Egmont publisher Marisa Pintado. ‘Amelia Westlake is highly political, bitingly funny, and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, deeply relevant and empowering; as one of the only authors writing queer, own-voice YA in Australia, Erin is a force to be reckoned with.’

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