PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY October 5, 2017: Stacey Barney at Putnam has acquired, in a five-house auction, author Greg Howard’s THE WHISPERS. This literary middle grade mystery follows a boy who seeks out all-knowing, mythical wood creatures to help him find his missing mother before he becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. Publication is slated for Spring 2019, Brianne Johnson at Writers House negotiated the six-figure, two-book deal for World English rights.

PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY June 27, 2016:  David Gale at Simon & Schuster has acquired in a preempt debut YA author, Greg Howard's Social Intercourse – a romance in which an out and proud choir nerd growing up in the "ass-crack of the Bible belt" must conspire with his star quarterback nemesis to derail the budding romance between their parents. Publication is slated for spring 2018; Brianne Johnson at Writers House negotiated the deal for world rights.


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