Rights Available! A Grandfather's Wild WWII Tales Told in Michael Chabon's Latest Novel

Chabon's 'Moonglow,' along with Stacey Lee's 'Dear Miss Sweetie,' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of Harper Collins Publishers
'Moonglow' by Michael Chabon

Moonglow (HarperCollins) by Michael Chabon
Agency: UTA

The acclaimed novelist and occasional screenwriter (John Carter, Spider-Man 2) has won rave reviews for his latest, in which a dying man finally opens up to his grandson with a wild tale about his life, from World War II to the space program.

Dear Miss Sweetie (Putnam Children's) by Stacey Lee
Agency: Gersh/Nelson Literary

With inclusive female-led stories in demand, this 1890s Atlanta-set YA novel, out in 2018, follows a Chinese teen who moonlights as a supposedly white newspaper advice columnist to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 16 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.