Two Great Writers-Two New Books!

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Chris Barton

Chris Barton

Austin SCBWI members Varian Johnson and Chris Barton both had excting news to report recently.

As posted in Publishers Marketplace, "Andrea Welch at S&S's Beach Lane Books has bought world rights to What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?, a picture-book biography of Texas Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, by Chris Barton, to be illustrated by Ekua Holmes, for publication in fall 2018."

PM also reported Varian's sale of The Packer Inheritance, "in which two twelve-year-olds search their small Southern town for the hidden will of an eccentric millionaire who disappeared years before, again to Cheryl Klein at Scholastic."

Congratulations to these two talented writers and their great news!