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World Arabic Translation Rights for The Woman in the Attic acquired by The Mahrousa Centre for Publishing

17 Dec

Flanker Press is very happy to announce that world Arabic translation rights for The Woman in the Attic by Emily Hepditch have been acquired by The Mahrousa Center For Publishing, based in Cairo, Egypt.

Emily Hepditch’s thrilling debut novel has consistently appeared in the top 5 bestsellers list in Newfoundland and Labrador since its release in April 2020. That’s 18 months in a row!

Other recognition includes:

- Winner of the Rakuten Kobo 2021 Emerging Writer Prize - Mystery

- Gold Medal winner for the Independent Publisher Award in Canada East

- Regional Fiction - Winner of the NL Reads 2021 competition (and winner of the Margaret Duley Award for Fiction)

- Finalist for the Crime Writers of Canada Awards - First Crime Novel - Long-listed for the BMO Winterset Award

We’d like to thank Livres Books Canada for their assistance.

And finally, congratulations to Emily Hepditch on another milestone in her writing career!

The Arabic edition of The Woman in the Attic will be released in 2022.

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Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

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