April 2019

Spring Awards, grants, & finalists: William E. Glassley is the 2019 John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural History Writing in Book Form for A WILDER TIME: Notes From a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice. Blanche McCrary Boyd is a 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist for TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN RACIST. Alexandra Chasin is a 2019 Guggenheim award nonfiction grant recipient.

Peace & Justice for 2019, the Year of the Pig! Gorgeous paperback edition of Blanche McCrary Boyd’s TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN RACIST due out this spring. “…a wildly ambitious page-turner that defies easy categorization.”
– Kirkus Reviews

This Fall Harper Collins publishes Bill Mann’s THE CONTENDER: The Story of Marlon Brando. Those lips & eyes. Where is the motorcycle? Stay tuned.

Tom Santopietro’s long standing love of musicals make him the perfect writer for choreographer Bob Avian’s memoir, DANCING MAN to be published by University Mississippi Press. Full of theater history and gossip, Avian was the choreographer behind hits like CHORUS LINE and MISS SAIGON. See The New York Times’ How ‘A Chorus Line’ Veterans Pass It on to a New Generation

While you are waiting to get a Broadway ticket for TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD, make sure you read WHY TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD MATTERS (St. Martins) by Santopietro. Perfect for times like these. First time a Baldi Agency book gets reviewed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review!!! Follow this link to read the review.

William E. Glassley’s A WILDER TIME (Bellevue Literary Press) got the best reviews ever & the best pull quote known to mankind: “The mind of a scientist, the heart of a philosopher, and the soul of a poet,” from The Washington Independent Review of Books. And check out Kirkus Reviews’ look at the book.

Over Summer 2018, Kate Bornstein appeared in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on Broadway. Follow this link to read the Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s story.

Marty Moran revisited his one man show, THE TRICKY PART at the Barrow Theatre in December 2018. Click here to read the outrageous New York Times review.