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Celadon Books Acquires Novel by John Vercher, DEVIL IS FINE

Celadon Books is proud to announce the acquisition of the novel DEVIL IS FINE by John Vercher, author of AFTER THE LIGHTS GO OUT. In the book, a biracial Black college professor, grieving the death of his only child, inherits land in a northeast beach community discovered to have been a plantation. He is haunted by the souls buried there, forcing him to confront his notions of faith, family, and identity. VP, Editorial Director Ryan Doherty acquired the novel, in an exclusive submission and two-book deal, from David Hale Smith at Inkwell Management (world).

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