Lauren Knowles at Page Street has acquired World English rights to My Throat an Open Grave, a Labyrinth-inspired horror in which a struggling high school student must brave the dangers of the wood that borders her small town to save her baby brother from the being that took him, and face the truth of how her life went so very wrong.
Check out my first anthology featuring Allison Saft, Olivia Chadha, Aden Polydoros, Shakira Toussaint, Chloe Gong, Courtney Gould, Alex Brown, and Hannah Whitten.
Craig Leyenaar at Titan Books has acquired The Devil Makes Three and Not Good for Maidens for publication in the UK. TDMT will be coming out September 14th, 2021.
Lauren Knowles at Page Street has acquired world English rights to Tori Bovalino's YA novel, Not Good for Maidens, pitched as a gothic horror retelling of Christina Rossetti's "Goblin Market."
Check out the cover and first chapter of The Devil Makes Three, coming August 10, 2021 from Page Street Kids.
Lauren Knowles at Page Street has acquired world English rights for Tori Bovalino's YA novel Ink. When Tess and Eliot stumble upon an ancient book hidden beneath their school library, they accidentally release a demon from his book-bound prison, and he'll stop at nothing to stay free. Publication is planned for spring 2021; Uwe Stender and Amelia Appel at TriadaUS Literary Agency did the deal.
Zwei, Tori's first original play, was a finalist in the Glitterbox Theater's playwriting contest. The show was performed on July 27th and 28th at the Glitterbox Theater in Pittsburgh.
With authors Nina Moreno and Tori Bovalino
Looking for tips and advice on how to get published? Join our panel discussion where we'll to talk with Nina Moreno, Latina author of Don't Date Rosa Santos and upcoming Our Way Back to Always, Pittsburgh native Tori Bovalino, author of upcoming The Devil Makes Three, and two experienced literary agents about what the process looks like and how they achieved publishing success.
This program will be held online using Zoom. Zoom event information will be emailed to registrants the day of the event.
Registrants are welcome to submit potential questions for the panel in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, no personal work will be submitted to the agents and authors; they will not be reviewing any participant work within the scope of this program.
Curious about incorporating folklore into your work or creating in-universe mythology? Check out Tori's post on the Be Your Own Mentor Blog.
Tori appeared on the panel YA Spotlight: How to Land a Literary Agent with Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, moderated by Claribel Ortega. Find more about the panel here: https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en/Sessions/73735/YA-Spotlight-How-to-Land-a-Literary-Agent
With J.R. Baird, Tori presented Pitching Your Personality: Social Media and You at Seton Hill's In Your Write Mind Conference.