Success Stories

We love to spread good news about good books, and previous Book Bound attendees have lots to share!

Sarah Baker nabbed a two book deal with Catnip Publishing for her time slip debut, THROUGH THE MIRROR DOOR, as announced by the Bookseller — and she writes about her Book Bound experience in one of her interviews.


Sue Wallman landed a two book deal with Scholastic,as announced in the Bookseller and says nice things about us on Twitter, with Lying About Last Summer selected as part of the Zoella Book Club and.

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Zoe Cookson has enjoyed newspaper coverage and rave reviews for her self-published picture book, Odd Job Frog.

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Tracey Mathias has a lovely long list of 5 star reviews for her self published Assalay series.

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Sheila Averbach writes “How I got my agent and what nearly stopped me” with a lovely nod to her experience at Book Bound.

Olivia Kiernan, a Book Bound 2016 author, landed a “six figure pre-empt” deal from Quercus for her debut adult novel, with major rights deals as well, announced on May 2017.