The Mystics of Mile End Deal Announcement

Sigal SamuelDebut literary novelist and Jewish Daily Forward editor Sigal Samuel’s THE MYSTICS OF MILE END has been sold to Lisa Sharkey, SVP and Director of Creative Development HarperCollins and Carrie Feron SVP, Executive Editor, William Morrow for trade paperback at William Morrow for Fall 2015 by Samantha Haywood.

SegalSMysticsMileEnd72Reminiscent of THE HISTORY OF LOVE by Nicole Krauss and THE BEE SEASON by Myla Goldberg, THE MYSTICS OF MILE END weaves together four distinct voices to tell the story of a dysfunctional family with a dangerous mystical obsession in climbing the Kabbalah’s Tree of Life.

Canadian rights previously sold to Deborah Willis of Freehand Books for Spring 2015 (world ex: Canada). Foreign rights: Carolyn Bodkin carolyn.bodkin@harpercollins.com; film rights:samantha@transatlanticagency.com