Mitch Albom Lands 3-Book Deal with HarperCollins

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By Maryann Yin Comment

Prolific writer Mitch Albom has landed a three-book deal with HarperCollins’ Harper imprint, leaving his old publisher.

Albom’s next book will be a novel entitled The First Phone Call From Heaven. The storyline will focus on characters who receive phone calls from those who have passed away. Editor Karen Rinaldi negotiated the deal with literary agent David Black.

According to Albom’s Facebook page, the publisher plans to release the book on November 12, 2013.

Here’s more from Yahoo! News:

Albom’s previous publisher was the Disney-owned Hyperion, where he had spent much of his career … Hyperion issued a statement Wednesday saying, ‘We hope Mitch Albom’s career continues to grow.’ Financial terms for Albom’s deal with Harper were not disclosed.

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