• News

    12/20/2021

    JABberwocky Wrapped: 2021 in Review
    Hello readers, writers, and book-lovers! We at JABberwocky wanted to try something new as 2021 comes to a close. This is an overview of the amazing work our clients have put out into the world this year and the exciting things our JAB agents have been working on all year! In 2021, we’ve had over
  • News

    11/29/2021

    Ellery Queen TV Series in Development
    We’re thrilled to share that Incendo and BlackBox Multimedia have optioned the TV adaption rights to the Ellery Queen novels and short stories starring the eponymous detective, with the intent to co-develop and co-produce a high-end scripted series, which will feature Ellery Queen reimagined as a female lead. We at JABberwocky are very excited to
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    11/23/2021

    UNEARTHED: A Jessica Cruz Story chosen as a “Best Graphic Novel of 2021” by School Library Journal!
    As we put a wrap on November, School Library Journal has released their “Best Graphic Novels of 2021” list. We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Lilliam Rivera’s UNEARTHED: A JESSICA CRUZ STORY has been selected! In UNEARTHED, the heroic team of acclaimed author Lilliam Rivera and artist Steph C. reimagine one of DC’s
  • News

    11/22/2021

    DISRUPTION by Aki Peritz named a “Best American History of 2021” by Kirkus Reviews!
    Just in time for turkey week, we have an exciting bit of news to sink your teeth into! Kirkus Reviews released its “Best American History of 2021″ list, and Aki Peritz’s DISRUPTION has been selected! This deep dive into the largest counterterrorism investigation in history delves into the aftermath of 9/11 as a new mega-plot in
  • News Awards

    11/16/2021

    Our 2021 Goodreads Choice Award Nominees
    RESULTS UPDATE: The votes are in, and we’re thrilled to announce that Grady Hendrix’s THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP has won for Best Horror! Grady locked his victory with over 45,000 votes from Goodreads users, even beating out the horror heavy hitter, Stephen King. This is the second year in a row one of Grady’s
  • News

    10/26/2021

    Happy book birthday, WINDERS!
    Today is a very good day! WINDERS, the debut novel from award-winning actor/writer/producer Ryan O’Nan officially hits shelves today! A joint effort between Recorded Books and JAB Books, this action-packed science fiction debut is available in audio, hardcover, and ebook formats at your favorite retailers. Set in contemporary New York City, Charlie comes into powers
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    10/26/2021

    New Hires at JABberwocky
    JABberwocky is charging into its 28th year, on in years but still young enough to have a growth spurt. We’re adding two new people to our team, which includes a brand-new position, and now have eleven people on staff. Christina Zobel is our new Subsidiary Rights associate. She joins us from Harlequin Books, where she was
  • Awards

    10/18/2021

    Mexican Gothic wins 2021 Aurora Award for Best Novel
    It’s official — Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s MEXICAN GOTHIC has won yet another award! The 2021 Aurora Awards have presented Silvia with the Best Novel accolade. The awards were announced during a livestream ceremony on October 16th organized by Ottawa’s Can*Con convention. In addition to winning for Best Novel, Silvia gave the keynote speech at the start of the ceremony,
  • News

    8/26/2021

    THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP: Charlize Theron, Andy & Barbara Muschietti Sign on
    Update: Grady Hendrix’s THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP has fought its way straight to the top of the charts! It hit bestseller lists at #11 on the New York Times, #8 on IndieBound, #36 on USA Today, and #22 on the UK sales numbers for Hardcover Fiction. Keep your wits about you as Grady Hendrix‘s latest
  • News Awards

    7/22/2021

    Our 2021 World Fantasy Award Finalists
    This week of wonderful awards continues with JABberwocky’s finalists for the 2021 World Fantasy Awards! This year’s theme for the convention is “Fantasy, Imagination, and the Dreams of Youth.” Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s highly-acclaimed MEXICAN GOTHIC is vying for a spot in the Best Novel category. This nomination follows on the heels of grabbing a spot on
  • News Awards

    5/3/2021

    Our 2021 Locus Awards Finalists!
    Updated 6/28/21: Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the winner of the 2021 Locus Award for Best Horror Novel! This week is starting on a high note for JABberwocky — the 2021 Locus Awards shortlists were announced and seven of our clients were nominated! It may surprise no one that both Grady Hendrix and Silvia Moreno-Garcia are on
  • News

    4/9/2021

    Elsie Fisher & Amiah Miller Will Star in MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM film
    The Hollywood Reporter has announced that the leading cast for the film adaption of Grady Hendrix‘s thrilling horror novel, MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM! Elsie Miller, who turned heads in Eighth Grade, will be starring as Abby while Amiah Miller, from War for the Planet of the Apes and The Water Man, will be playing Gretchen
  • Awards

    3/16/2021

    MEXICAN GOTHIC – Nebula Award Finalist!
    Coming off the heels of being on the final ballots for the 2020 Bram Stoker Award and 2021 Evergreen Award, as well as winning the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Traditionally-Published Novel, Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s MEXICAN GOTHIC has snagged a spot as a finalist for the 2020 Nebula Awards for Best Novel! MEXICAN GOTHIC follows Noemí
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    2/23/2021

    Mexican Gothic Bram Stoker Finalist/LA Times Bestseller!
    JABberwocky is so thrilled to announce that Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s latest novel, MEXICAN GOTHIC, is a finalist for the 2020 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel! MEXICAN GOTHIC follows Noemí Taboada who heads to High Place, a distant mansion in the Mexican countryside, after a desperate letter from her cousin. Though Noemí seems like
  • News

    2/1/2021

    JAB Clients on Locus’ Recommended Reading List!
    February brings some annual traditions, including the Locus Magazine Recommended Reading List. This year, we have multiple authors featured on the 2020 list! For full-length novels, we have many wonderful clients featured! Suzanne Palmer’s DRIVING THE DEEP, the long-awaited sequel in the Finder Chronicles, was included as a must-read for the Science Fiction genre. Walter Jon Williams’
  • News

    12/23/2020

    MEXICAN GOTHIC on Publisher’s Lunch Top 10 Books of 2020!
    2020 has been terrible for many reasons, but we’re thankful to be ending the year on a high note. Publisher’s Lunch just dropped their Final, Very Best of the Best Books of 2020 this morning, and Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s MEXICAN GOTHIC made it on the list! MEXICAN GOTHIC is tied at 10th place among the excellent
  • News Awards

    11/24/2020

    Charlaine Harris named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America!
    We could not be more proud to announce that #1 bestselling author long-time JABberwocky client, the one and only Charlaine Harris, was named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America! Charlaine, alongside Jeffrey Deaver, will receive the MWA Grand Master award during the 75th annual Edgar Awards Ceremony on April 29, 2021.
  • News

    11/19/2020

    ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Is Being Adapted As A Series!
    Update: Upon publication, THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP fought its way straight to the top of the charts! It hit bestseller lists at #11 on the New York Times, #8 on IndieBound, #36 on USA Today, and #22 on the UK sales numbers for Hardcover Fiction. We could not be more excited to announce that
  • Awards

    11/6/2020

    Our 2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominees!
    RESULTS UPDATE: The 2020 Goodreads Choice Award winners have been announced, and we are thrilled to say that Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s MEXICAN GOTHIC won for Best Horror! She received a whopping 85,000+ votes, marking it as a landslide victory. Silvia also ranked with the third-highest number of votes across all categories, and even beat out Barack
  • Bestsellers Awards

    10/19/2020

    Awards and Accolades: TIME, Ignyte Awards, and More!
    This past week has brought excellent news to many of our clients! First and foremost, TIME Magazine listed its Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time with two of our clients included! Brandon Sanderson’s bestselling Mistborn made the list for the precision used to carve out a complex magic system. TIME writes that “The detail
  • News

    9/9/2020

    The Starred Reviews Are Bright for Ellery Queen
    Not one, not two, but four (!) Ellery Queen mysteries reissued as part of the American Mystery Classics series by Penzler Publishers have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. Ellery Queen was on the inaugural list for this spiffy new line and has risen to the occasion, with every single Queen book so far earning
  • News

    8/31/2020

    Our New Website Is Here!
    Hello world! JABberwocky’s home on the web has received a make over. We hope that everything you would want to know about our agency, our agents, our authors, and our business partners is easy to find. We couldn’t have made this happen without the incredible web expertise of Clare Marion Design. If you have any
  • News

    8/26/2020

    New Website Coming Soon!
    Hello World! We wanted to let you know that, after many glorious years of service, JABberwocky will be retiring the rather classic-looking version of its website that you currently see before you. On August 31st (aka next Monday) we will be replacing it with a new and improved version that we think will both look
  • News

    8/11/2020

    Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos to Produce MEXICAN GOTHIC for Hulu!
    JABberwocky is delighted to announce that, after a competitive situation, MEXICAN GOTHIC is being produced as a limited series! Hulu has put it in development with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions and ABC Signature. Milojo acquired the rights to MEXICAN GOTHIC shortly after Kelly Ripa personally recommended the book to her Instagram followers, even buying two versions
  • News

    8/3/2020

    Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century: JABberwocky Titles!
    What’s better than having a JABberwocky title hit BookNest’s list of the Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century? Having eight titles make the list! You can check out our list of notable authors of the century below: Peter V. Brett’s THE WARDED MAN Marie Brennan’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS Mitchell Hogan’s A CRUCIBLE
  • News

    7/28/2020

    Coming Soon! New JABberwocky Books Publishing July 31st
    We’re pleased to welcome the publication of several new JABberwocky books this Friday, July 31st. TALES FROM THE FOLLY JABberwocky is incredibly excited to be working with Ben Aaronovitch, the Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of Rivers of London, to publish the very first short story collection set in the same world! Collected together for
  • News

    7/9/2020

    MEXICAN GOTHIC is a NYT bestseller!
    JABberwocky is so thrilled to announce that Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s latest novel, MEXICAN GOTHIC, is #9 on the New York Times Bestseller List for fiction! But wait, there’s more — It’s also #5 on the Washington Post bestseller list, is a featured title for Book of the Month Club, and is one of this summer’s most anticipated
  • News

    6/25/2020

    An update from Joshua Bilmes regarding Myke Cole
    I and Myke Cole have parted ways. I founded JABberwocky with the goal of doing right by the clients — all of the agency’s clients — and of doing right by the staff that have come to be part of the JABberwocky team. No one can be more important than that goal. I will ensure that
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    6/25/2020

    Announcement
    We believe it is our responsibility to make sure all voices are heard, not just those of our colleagues or figures with power in our industry. While we determine next steps, please know that you can speak to our agents via email or through Direct Message on Twitter. We will listen and respect your privacy/confidentially.
  • News

    6/23/2020

    Gil Griffin interview on Sirius XM Radio!
    Sports fans, rejoice! We’re so excited to announce that our author Gil Griffin will be doing an interview on Sirius XM! This Thursday, June 26th, at 6pm ET, Gil will be a featured guest on the show Aussie Football Rules America, hosted by Eddie McGuire on Sirius XM, the leading audio platform in the US.
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