Bickmore bags Barry Boat

Bickmore bags Barry Boat

Canongate publishing director Francis Bickmore has signed a novel “drenched in sex, death and narcotics” from Goldsmiths and IMPAC winner Kevin Barry.

UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to Night Boat to Tangier were signed from C+W’s Lucy Luck. Doubleday US has North American rights.

Scheduled to be Canongate’s lead fiction title for 2019, the novel follows two Irish gangsters who are waiting for the boat to Tangier at the Spanish port of Algeciras.