Deal News: Julianna Scott’s THE HOLDERS to Angry Robot/Strange Chemistry

Julianna Scott’s new YA series beginning with THE HOLDERS where THE SUMMONING meets EVERNIGHT, which tells the story of two teen holders of supernatural powers, pawns in a rivalry between the good and evil of their kind, and the fight for knowledge, love, and their own lives set against the backdrop of their Irish boarding school community, to Amanda Rutter at Strange Chemistry, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2013 and beyond (World English).

Julianna’s editor Amanda says: “The Holders showcases an utterly engaging new voice in YA fiction – with supernatural powers and a gripping love story set against the stunning backdrop of Ireland. I was enthralled and know you will be too.”

Translation rights: Taryn Fagerness

Julianna Scott’s website and Twitter.

Read more here!

Published by Carly Watters

Carly Watters is a SVP, senior literary agent and director of literary branding with the P.S. Literary Agency. She is a hands-on agent that develops proposals and manuscripts with attention to detail and the relevant markets. PSLA’s mission is to manage authors’ literary brands for their entire career. Never without a book on hand she reads across categories which is reflected in the genres she represents and is actively seeking new authors in including women’s fiction, commercial and upmarket fiction, select literary fiction, platform-driven non fiction and select memoir. She occasionally represents children's book projects. Carly is drawn to emotional, well-paced narratives, with a great voice and characters that readers can get invested in.

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