WCA Deal Report for November 3, 2023

By November 3, 2023Deals
  • Sarah Howden at Orca Book Publishers has acquired CALL ME AL, a middle grade novel written by Wali Shah and Eric Walters, in which eighth-grade student Ali Khan finds that writing poetry—first about his crush, then about what it means to be an immigrant and the anti-Muslim racism around him—helps him discover who he truly is, for publication in March 2024. Hilary McMahon at Westwood Creative Artists represented Shah, and Amy Tompkins at Transatlantic Agency represented Walters in the deal for world rights.