WCA Deal Report for August 18, 2023
- Canadian publishing house At Bay Press has purchased the world rights to a critical new title, HUNTING HISTORY: A WRITER’S ODYSSEY, by award-winning Canadian author, Erna Paris. The book presents the remarkable story of her lifelong quest to understand how people and societies cope with trauma. It blends her own vivid personal experiences with fascinating historical and political stories that reveal the best and worst of what makes us human. It begins by recounting a pivotal moment in the author’s life on November 11th, 1960 when she came across a Nazi death camp hidden in the forests of the Vosges Mountains in France. This happenstance encounter would psychologically and culturally shape the rest of her life. Agent Michael Levine from Westwood Creative Artists arranged the deal with At Bay Press, who plans a May 2024 release date for the book.