Black & White buys first fantasy novel from Preto

Black & White buys first fantasy novel from Preto

Black & White Publishing will publish its first fantasy novel, Crown of Feathers, by Canadian author Nicki Pau Preto under its Ink Road imprint.

Campbell Brown, the publisher’s m.d., acquired UK rights to YA fantasy novel Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto from Riveted by Simon Teen, an imprint of Simon & Schuster US. Black & White’s YA imprint Ink Road will publish Crown of Feathers on 25th April, 2019, with the US publication slated for this month.

The novel is described by Black & White as "an epic fantasy about love’s incredible power to save – or to destroy”. 

"This stunning debut features a truly diverse range of characters, strong female leads and an utterly compelling storyline. The team at Ink Road is thrilled to add Crown of Feathers to its young, wide-ranging list and can’t wait to welcome fans of contemporary fantasy to Ink Road’s ever-growing readership.”

Nicki Pau Preto is a graphic designer and YA author living just outside Toronto, Canada.