Hannah Kent Rites third novel for Picador

Hannah Kent Rites third novel for Picador

Picador senior editor Sophie Jonathan has signed Hannah Kent’s as-yet-untitled third novel from Gordon Wise at Curtis Brown.

The deal is for UK and Commonwealth rights and audio, excluding Australasia.

Kent’s first novel, Burial Rites, was translated into nearly 30 languages and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Guardian First Book Award and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.