Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, announced today the acquisition of a new book by iconic comedian, actor, director, and producer, Chris Rock. Currently titled MY FIRST BLACK BOYFRIEND, the book is scheduled for release in Fall 2020 and is comprised of funny essays about relationships and race.

Rock is a ​New York Times ​Bestselling Author.

Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher, Deb Futter, acquired the book; Esther Newberg of ICM negotiated the deal. Of the acquisition, Deb Futter adds,“There are very few topics that are as evergreen as relationships. And the inimitable, singular Chris Rock is the perfect moderator of that discussion.”

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Christine Mykityshyn, Director of Publicity
Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan
Tel: 646.307.5405 | E: Christine.Mykityshyn@Celadonbooks.com