Rights Report: Week of May 31, 2021

Rights Report: Week of May 31, 2021

Megan Ilnitzki at HarperCollins has won, at auction, world rights to Adoptee to Adoptee, edited by Shannon Gibney (l.) (Dream Country) and Nicole Chung (All You Can Ever Know), a YA anthology featuring new stories by adoptee authors, with contributions from Mariama...

2021-22 Mentor in fiction at the Loft

Shannon is a Mentor in fiction at the Loft. This is a great program for writers seeking guidance in craft, and a supportive writing community. Deadline to apply is July 9. For more details and to apply, visit:...

Virtual Writing Mentor: Grand Marais Arts Colony

Virtual Writing Mentor: Grand Marais Arts Colony

Shannon is thrilled to be a virtual writing mentor through the Grand Marais Arts Colony this fall 2020 and winter 2021. Mentoring sessions are one-hour in length, tailored to address your aesthetic, professional, and craft questions. Upon registration, students will...

Complementing the Classics

If you are a high school English teacher or educator, you may want to check out Penguin Classroom’s new “Complementing the Classics” brochure, which pairs 12 “new classics” with 36 from the canon.It is a resource that can help you switch up some of your assignments...

Botched: World English Rights Acquired

Andrew Karre at Dutton has acquired world English rights to Botched by Shannon Gibney (Dream Country). A blend of speculative fiction and memoir, the book explores Shannon's childhood as a mixed black transracial adoptee while weaving together multiple imagined...