17 October 2016

Paralian to be published by German publisher Yiva

Liam Klenk’s book Paralian is set to be translated into German and published by Yiva Publishing, an international, women-run publisher that seeks out stories about strong female characters who love women.

Paralian will be the first book to be published under Yiva’s new imprint ‘Queer Pack’ set to be launched later this year, with Liam’s book being published towards the end of 2017. ‘Queer Pack’ aims to give a voice to all kinds of LGBT authors who might not be able to place their books with other publishers.

Speaking about the announcement Liam was thrilled and explained, “What struck me instantly about Yiva is that they are in this business with their heart and soil and so am I. I am 100% committed and a big believer in the magic of books and their ability to change lives.”

Paralian is a memoir narrated through the author’s relationship to water. We follow Liam Klenk’s tumultuous journey to find his authentic self and happiness against more than a lifetime’s worth of adversities. At five months old, Liam was adopted from an orphanage and ushered into a unique journey, which introduced him to the characters that would become both the currents that moved him and the rocks that supported him.

You can find out more about Liam’s memoir here: http://www.troubador.co.uk/book_info.asp?bookid=3743



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