Fiction E (actualites)

Forrest Gander won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry collection BE WITH (New Directions, August 2018). In 2018, BE WITH was also nominated for the National Book Award and named “Best Poetry Book” by Publishers Weekly:

“Life, death, and every minor phenomenon in between feels more vivid in Gander’s heartbreaking work.”

French rights to BE WITH are available.


Gina Frangello’s A LIFE IN MEN (Algonquin, 2014) will be adapted as a Netflix miniseries by Charlize Theron. Kristen Stewart and Riley Keough were cast for the main characters.

“In this bravura performance, a quantum creative leap, contrivances and all, Frangello astutely dissects the quandaries of female sexuality, adoption, terminal illness, and compound heartbreak in a torrent of tough-minded observations, audacious candor, and storytelling moxie.”—Booklist

French rights to A LIFE IN MEN 
are available.


Several short stories from the CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD collection by Alexander Weinstein (Picador 2016) are being adapted for the big screen. “Saying Goodbye to Yang” was adapted for film by South-Korean director Kogonda, under the title After Yang, starring Colin Farrell.

“Darkly mesmerizing, fearless, and exquisitely written work. Stunning, harrowing, and brilliantly imagined.” ―Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven

French rights to CHILDREN OF THE NEW 
WORLD are available.