Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Everything's Fine by debut US author Cecilia Rabess, amid a scramble for rights around the world.

Sophie Jonathan, editorial director, bought UK and Commonwealth print, digital and audio rights from Fiona Baird at WME. A publication date is yet to be set.

North American rights have been sold at auction to Carina Guiterman and Lashanda Anakwah at S&S, while translation rights have been pre-empted by Companhia das Letras in Brazil, and won at auction by Germany's Eichborn and Spain's Urano.

Everything’s Fine centres on Jess, a young Blac...

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