Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories with an auction for TV rights also underway.

Evaristo’s agent Emma Paterson at Aitken Alexander has revealed that territories are also engaging with the author’s backlist as well. Paterson sold US rights to Peter Blackstock at Grove Atlantic in August 2019 and went on to jointly win the Booker in October, along with Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).

A few days after the historic win Waterstones revealed dema...

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