Write View now represents all translation rights for Lionheart Press, the publishing venture of the Open Heart Project, created by Buddhist teacher and author Susan Piver. Crystal Gandrud is the acquiring editor.
In addition to publishing Susan Piver's The Four Noble Truths of Love, Lionheart Press has also published Jenna Hollenstein's Eat to Love and will be offering upcoming titles that merge spirituality with everyday life.
Amber O'Neal Johnston's A PLACE TO BELONG: Creating a Conscious, Inclusive, and Colorful Family Culture, a practical guide for families of all colors and backgrounds striving to celebrate cultural heritage, diversity, and antiracist ideals in the home and beyond, sold to Joanna Ng at TarcherPerigee in a pre-empt. The book is set to publish in June 2022. Write View controls UK and translation rights.
Amber O'Neal Johnston is the founder of heritagemom.com, where her Heritage Packs have become a go-to for families looking to enrich and diversify their home library and curricula. She's a contributor with Wild + Free and a sought-after conference speaker and podcast guest. Follow her on Instagram here.
Acupuncturist and educator Lindsay Fauntleroy's IN OUR ELEMENT introduces the Five Elements - Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal - as a way of understanding our cycles and rhythms as part of a great and mysterious universal design. This modern and inclusive wellness system unlocks this mystery, integrating these powerful forces of nature and ancestral healing practices as gateways to mental, emotional and spiritual health.
North American rights sold to Angela Wix at Llewellyn; all other rights are handled by Write View.
Bust through creative blocks and ignite innovative problem-solving with this toolkit for creative experimentation featuring 50 prompt cards.
What if finding inspiration was merely a matter of gazing through a different lens or trying out a new tool? Kickstart Creativity is a deck of 50 cards—each with a creative exercise—designed to prompt unexpected ways of thinking. Kickstart Creativity will be published by Clarkson Potter on February 2nd, 2021, and is available for pre-order here. Turkish rights sold to Sola.
French rights to Sebene Selassie's YOU BELONG have sold to Editions Leduc.
Turkish rights to Bonnie Smith Whitehouse's KICKSTART CREATIVITY have sold to Sola.
Taiwanese rights to CHOOSE FI (Barrett, Mamula, Mendonsa) sold to Streamer.
Thai rights to JL Collins' THE SIMPLE PATH TO WEALTH sold to Arrow Multimedia.
And a Vietnamese offer is pending for HIMALAYA, edited by Ruskin Bond and Namita Gokhale.
In You Belong, much-admired meditation expert Sebene Selassie reveals that accepting our belonging is the key to facing the many challenges currently impacting our world. Using ancient philosophy, multidisciplinary research, exquisite storytelling, and razor-sharp wit, Selassie leads us in an exploration of all the ways we separate (and thus suffer) and offers a map back to belonging.
Sebene Selassie is a teacher, author and speaker who explores the themes of belonging and identity through meditation, creativity and spirituality. She is a much admired teacher on the Ten Percent Happier meditation app. You Belong is forthcoming from HarperOne in August. Pre-order it here.
Guided journal Afoot and Lighthearted has won a Silver Nautilus Book Award in the category of Gift. Bonnie Smith Whitehouse's work is published by Clarkson Potter, and her creative ideation deck, Kickstart Creativity is forthcoming. Polish rights to Afoot and Lighthearted have sold to SQN.
Jennifer Sodini wil be following up her successful oracle deck AMENTI ORACLE with a guided journal inviting readers to embody the timeless wisdom of the ancient world through a series of 52 mind-opening prompts. EVERYDAY AMENTI: A Guided Journal for Cultivating a Feather-Light Heart, illustrated by Natalee Miller, will be published by Running Press in December 2020.
With 52 prompts -- one for each week of the year -- EVERYDAY AMENTI uses the 42 ideals of Ma'at, 7 hermetic principles, and 3 alchemical principles to craft actionable steps for creating a more intuitive, connected existence. Modern seekers will find stunning images, encouraging and informative sidebars, and soul-nourishing guidance for building a life of purpose and magic.
Bonnie Smith Whitehouse, author of AFOOT AND LIGHTHEARTED, will be following up this journal with a card deck and companion guide composed of 50 prompts designed to spark inspiration. Clarkson Potter will be publishing it in Spring 2021.
KICKSTART CREATIVITY is a deck of 50 cards--each with a creative exercise--designed to prompt unexpected connections and liberated ways of thinking. It can be used by individuals or by groups of teachers, students, co-workers, and other creative collaborators to shake up stymied ways of thinking. With insight from creative rule-breakers and cultural philosophies from bygone eras, KICKSTART CREATIVITY will shift your attention away from the pressure of productivity and toward the path to creative freedom.