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Myron Mixon Cooks Up BBQ Book Deal

BBQ expert and BBQ Pitmasters host Myron Mixon has inked a book deal with Ballantine Trade Paperbacks for Smokin’ with Myron Mixon.

The book will  “reveal his award winning recipes and secrets, along with sharing anecdotes and tales from the nationwide competitive BBQ circuit.” Ryan Doherty at Ballantine Trade Paperbacks acquired the book  in a preempt.  Michael Psaltis at The Cea negotiated the deal.

Here’s more about the BBQ Pitmasters host (pictured): “He serves as chief cook of Jack’s Old South Competition Bar-B-Que Team, which he started in 1996 as a way to promote his family’s Bar-B-Que sauce, which was made by his mother and father, Gaye and Jack Mixon. His team has won more than 180 grand championships resulting in over 1700 total trophies, 30 state championships.”

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My Parents Were Awesome Blogger Scores Book Deal

awesomeparents.jpgBlogger Eliot Glazer has landed a book deal with Ryan Doherty at Villard Trade Paperback. Entitled “My Parents Were Awesome,” the new anthology will feature funny stories and pictures of young parents.

Glazer curates the Tumblr blog, My Parents Were Awesome. The site collects vintage photos of parents, just like that picture of “Vern and Debbie.” The deal was negotiated by Hannah Brown Gordon at Foundry Literary + Media.

Glazer was interviewed by NPR about his project, and had these thoughts: “There’s so many pictures of, you know, the hippies, the hippy generation just spread out among friends, bellbottoms, flowers in their hair, everything that I know essentially from stories from my parents and books and movies. It existed and it’s so cool to see it. You know, the fashion was so different back then and it really comes through in these photos.” by