I just heard from Soho that they’ve sold the Turkish rights for Alcestis to Epsilon Publishing! This is my first foreign rights sale and I’m thrilled. My editor Katie Herman tells me that Epsilon publishes Ha Jin, Barbara Kingsolver, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Charles Frazier, among others.
I have to get back to dissertation-writing now — though it’s difficult to do when fun news of this sort keeps arriving in my inbox — but before I go, have one more interesting link to liven up your Friday afternoon: Gwynne Garfinkle (also repped by my agent Diana Fox!) talks in a guest post on Victoria Janssen’s blog about the research she did for a book set in the 1970s.