Recent Deal: Be Straight with Me by Emily Dalton

BE STRAIGHT WITH ME by Emily Dalton, is a memoir-in-verse that recounts how the author and her male gay best friend unexpectedly fell in love in college. It was sold for publication in 2020 to Melissa Rhodes Zahorsky at Andrews McMeel, publisher of New York Times bestselling poetry and prose collection Milk and Honey. Based on Emily’s award-winning senior thesis project at Middlebury College, STRAIGHT will offer a New Adult audience a portrait of falling in love, despite sexuality and gender, through the lens of a young girl trying to find her place in a world dictated by masculinity. Emily Dalton is a freelance writer in Brooklyn.

We’re thrilled to announce this recent deal from Lucinda Literary author Emily Dalton.

Ron Friedman

Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning social psychologist who specializes in human motivation. He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and Psychology Today. His forthcoming title DECODING GREATNESS (Simon & Schuster) shatters outdated myths of success, revealing new scientific truths behind achieving top performance, as told through the stories of popular culture's most beloved and inspirational icons.