Emily Bazelon Lands Book Deal for Bullying Investigation


By Jason Boog Comment

Slate senior editor Emily Bazelon has landed a book deal with Random House for Sticks and Stones–an investigative study of bullying.

Andy Ward acquired the book  and Elyse Cheney at Elyse Cheney Agency negotiated the deal. At Slate, Bazelon (pictured) recently wrote a series about this emotional topic: “Bull-E 2010: The new world of online cruelty.” You can also follow her on Twitter.

Here’s more about the book: “[A]n investigation into the new world of bullying – its roots, its current, destructive cyber incarnation, its psychological, social, and legal implications, and what parents and schools can ultimately do to prevent it.”