Rhoda Belleza Inks Deal With Razorbill

By Maryann Yin 

Writer Rhoda Belleza (GalleyCat)Writer Rhoda Belleza has signed a two-book deal with the Penguin Young Readers imprint, Razorbill. She plans to create a young adult novel entitled Empress of a Thousand Skies.

Associate editor Tiffany Liao negotiated the deal with InkWell Management literary agent Stephen Barbara. Barbara represented the literary development company Paper Lantern Lit.

According to the announcement, the story for Belleza’s first book follows “two sisters — sole survivors of a murdered royal lineage – must reunite from opposite ends of the galaxy to salvage what’s left of their family dynasty and save the universe from a greater threat.” The publisher has set the release date for Spring 2017.