Screenwriter Dwain Worrell's debut Androne, about a soldier in a near-future war no one quite understands who uncovers the terrifying truth of who they are fighting, pitched as The Forever War meets Pacific Rim and Mad Max: Fury Road, to Adrienne Procaccini at 47North, in a two-book deal, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates (world).
Film/TV: Jon Cassir and Andrew Miller at CAA
Film/TV adaptations: Amy Schiffman at Echo Lake Entertainment
Sydney Mesher and Catherine Laudone's Dancing Through Life, a biography that tells the story of Sydney Mesher, who was born with one hand and went on to become a professional dancer and the first Radio City Rockette with a visible disability, illustrated by Natelle Quek, to Emily Settle at Feiwel and Friends, for publication in Fall 2023, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates for the author, and by Alice Williams at Alice Williams Literary for the illustrator (world).
Maria Z. Medina's Mistress of Bones, set in a world where the continents are anchored to the bones of seven gods, in which a necromancer looking for her sister's bones to revive her is hunted by the Lord of Death, only to unleash a series of events that angers the gods—and now the gods want their bones back, to Mara Delgado-Sanchez at Wednesday Books, in a very nice deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2024, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates (world English).