Saturday, November 03, 2018

NZ author gets US deal

High Spot Literary is delighted to announce that New Zealand author, Tammy Robinson’s latest book PHOTOS OF YOU has just been acquired by Grand Central Publishing in the USA, one of America’s ‘big 5’ publishing houses.

PHOTOS OF YOU was part of a two-book deal originally signed with Piatkus Little Brown UK in 2017.

Due for release in New Zealand and Australia through Hachette Publishers in December 2018, the book is already garnering enthusiastic responses from readers who have seen advance copies.

The UK edition will be available in June 2019.

German and Czech rights have also been sold and other rights deals are expected after the book was a feature title at the recent Frankfurt Book Fair.

Leah Hultenschmidt, Editorial Director of Grand Central Publishing US noted with enthusiasm, “We’re thrilled to publish such a beautiful story that manages to be heartbreaking and joyful at the same time.”

 Alison Shucksmith, Product and Publishing Manager of Hachette New Zealand added,

We are thrilled that PHOTOS OF YOU has been picked up by our US colleagues, helping get Tammy’s wonderfully captivating books into the hands of readers around the world.”

“Tammy Robinson remains one of our key authors and we are absolutely delighted to see that her talent has been recognized on an international level,” said Vicki Marsdon of High Spot Literary. “We are confident that PHOTOS OF YOU being published in the US, as well as the UK and Europe, will cement Tammy’s place as one of New Zealand’s most popular authors.”

Tammy Robinson lives with her husband and children in the Waikato. PHOTOS OF YOU is her eighth novel.

High Spot Literary is New Zealand’s only literary agency representing authors of adult fiction and non-fiction. A full service literary agency, High Spot Literary aims to find the widest possible audience for New Zealand authors both inside and outside New Zealand.

For more information, please contact:

Vicki Marsdon

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