NEWS: THE CONDUCTORS by Debut Author Nicole Glover Acquired for John Joseph Adams Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

In my role as editor of John Joseph Adams Books for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, I’m please to announce a new acquisition for the imprint. Here’s the deal memo that just ran on Publishers Marketplace:

Nicole Glover’s THE CONDUCTORS, an #ownvoices historical fantasy set in postCivil War Philadelphia, about a magic-wielding African-American couple, former conductors on the Underground Railroad, who solve mysteries the white authorities won’t touch, with a sequel, to John Joseph Adams at John Joseph Adams Books, by Jennie Goloboy at Donald Maass Literary Agency. [Translation: Katie Shea Boutillier at Donald Maass Literary Agency.]