BOOKS | DIGITAL | MEDIA
Updated with book deals, publications, awards, and other exciting things happening at Great Dog Literary
Author/illustrator Enid Baxter Ryce and filmmaker/illustrator Luis Camara's BORDERLANDS TAROT, an artistic bilingual tarot deck and guide, rooted in the unique and magical natural world of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, to Maria Riilo at Running Press, at auction.
Justin Haynes's IBIS, the story of a Trinidadian fishing village, its people, and the young Venezuelan refugee they take in, told by a chorus of narrators and weaving through generations of history, superstition, and magic to tell the story of the girl's search for her mother
Author/photo-illustrator of SHADES OF PEOPLE Shelley Rotner's NATURE SPY GUIDE, pairing text with photos in a multi-sensory exploration of children's discoveries in the natural world.
Erica Simone Turnipseed's AMERICAN SIBYL, weaving together the present, past, and future of a Black family's 250-year legacy as two oracles share memories across six generations, employing elements of speculative fiction and Afro-futurism to connect the characters of the past to a gender-fluid, non-binary future.
True You: A Gender Journey by Gwen Agna and Shelley Rotner is picked as a New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2022 pick.
Regina Linke's Oxherd Boy is heading to the Frankfurt Book fair!
Poet and Duke University faculty member Crystal Simone Smith's MOONLIT MAP: NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO FREEDOM, a collection of Japanese forms of poetry written in response to slave artifacts including ads for runaway slaves, documenting the horrors experienced by enslaved people while also exploring journeys to freedom
Big enough is the story about the day the Oxherd boy learns to trust his intuition and accomplish the fearful task of brining home the gigantic family ox for the first time.
Authors of the forthcoming TRUE YOU Shelley Rotner and Gwen Agna's untitled book, featuring the words and portraits of refugee children from around the world as they talk about their families and tell their stories, expressing love, joy, empathy, and resilience as they adjust to their new homes
Founder of the children's yoga and wellness brand Yogi Beans Lauren Chaitoff's 108 FUN YOGA POSES FOR KIDS, designed to teach children how to practice popular yoga poses, utilizing photographs with correct alignment and child-friendly cues that help get children moving efficiently through the poses
NAACP honoree, director, and photographer Kim Watson's TRESPASS: STORIES OF HOMELESSNESS, LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING, a photo essay that dares us to confront our own biases as the author explores the lives of unhoused people in Los Angeles
Physician and director of hospital medicine at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Dhaval Desai's UNDERCURRENTS: MEDICINE, FATHERHOOD, LEADERSHIP, RACE, AND BURNOUT IN THE TIME OF COVID-19, melding accounts of COVID-19's impact on frontline healthcare workers and the author's personal journey as a doctor, leader, and father
Emory University Health humanities professor and former Fulbright Scholar Chris Eagle's DWELL HERE AND PROSPER, an account of the messed-up, near-slapstick reality of our broken healthcare system and the resultant warehousing of vulnerable people
UK Television Producer J.A. Marley's LONDON INTERRUPTED, in which a master thief finds himself propelled into the heist of the century, masterminded by a psychotic, crooked cop; the first in the series pitched as Jack Reacher meets a grittier Danny Ocean
Author-illustrator Regina Linke's THE OXHERD BOY, based on the webcomic of the same name, featuring a series of parables about a boy, an ox, and a rabbit who engage in the daily work of compassion, love, and community
Journalist-cartoonist who pioneered the real-life cartooning format in his weekly Village Voice column Stan Mack's STAN MACK'S REAL LIFE FUNNIES 1974-1994, a compendium of his strips covering two rambunctious decades in the life of New York City