Oneworld signs Dennis-Benn’s migration tale

Oneworld signs Dennis-Benn’s migration tale

Oneworld publisher Juliet Mabey has signed UK and Commonwealth rights to Jamaican novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn’s second novel Patsy, the story of a woman who leaves her young daughter behind in Jamaica when she moves to the US, but faces “cruel and overwhelming” obstacles when she arrives as an undocumented immigrant.

Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein conducted the deal, on behalf of Julie Barer at The Book Group.