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Lexa Hillyer Lands Two Book Deal for Debut Novel

Former HarperCollins Children’s Books and Razorbill editor Lexa Hillyer has inked a two-book deal. HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish the poet’s debut novel in 2015.

The book was described as “a lyrical, heart-wrenching novel about four girls who miraculously relive the summer they were fifteen, discovering friendships, second chances, and one devastating secret.”

Foundry Literary + Media agent Stephen Barbara negotiated the deal with Kate JacksonRosemary Brosnan will edit both books.

Hillyer is also a poet, publishing Acquainted with the Cold in 2012.   

Hillyer co-founded Paper Lantern Lit, the “boutique literary incubator” that developed Venom, Meant to Be, Popular Clone and other books.  

 

 

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