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The Beasts Beneath the Winds
Abrams, Fall 2025
The Beasts Beneath the Winds

Emily Daluga at Abrams has bought Hanna Alkaf’s The Beasts Beneath the Winds, a middle grade anthology and compendium of mythical creatures from Southeast Asian lore. Contributors include Brandon Hoang, Dow Phumiruk, Erin Entrada Kelly, Gail D. Villanueva, Greg Van Eekhout, Hanna Alkaf, Jesse Q. Sutanto, June CL Tan, Mae Respicio, Moniza Hossain, Nadia Mikail, Shing Yin Khor, Van Hoang, Veeda Bybee, and V.T. Bidania, illustrated by Jes and Cin Wibowo. And a contest will allow winners to join the group of contributors. Publication is set for fall 2025; Victoria Marini at Irene Goodman Literary Agency represented Alkaf, and Britt Siess at Britt Siess Creative Management represented the illustrators.

Open spots are available for TWO (2) aspiring, unagented Southeast Asian authors who would like to be part of The Beasts Beneath the Winds anthology. Visit the link below:

Call for Submissions

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