Paige Hender’s YA Graphic Novel, The House Outside Hart Creek for 2026
Paige Hender create a new YA graphic novel The house outside Hart Creek. The story follows Edie Birch, a teenage girl who reconnects with her estranged family to uncover secrets and trauma that stretch back generations. When she teams up with a local folklore nerd, their detective leads to the discovery that she comes from a long line of witches.
Paige Hender tweeted “It’s Publishers Weekly day and that means I’m cleared to officially announce my graphic novel YA THE HOUSE OUTSIDE OF HART CREEK will be published with HOLT YOUNG READERS!!! Hope you’re all set for homemade goblins and chicken and yes i have a playlist of moody sad girls songs with summer energy to go along with the book who do you think i am she found this before i could her offer her flowers, but a HUGE thank you to @LindaRandom for being the coolest agent/cheerleader ever! and of course thank you to @Brian_Geffen for taking a chance on my first YA GN and having seen all the heart i’m going to put into this book! yes, that means i’m officially a double fist graphic novel – wish me luck”
Because also, Paige Hender recently announced another graphic novel, the confessional, a graphic novel set in 1920s New Orleans about a young vampire who faces a moral dilemma when the priest she is in love with realizes the compatibility of their morbid secrets., from Silver Sprocket Press for 2024.
Brian Geffen to Henry Holt picked up The house outside Hart Creek and slated for release Spring 2026. Paige Hender’s Agent Linda Camacho at Gallt and Zacker Literary sealed the deal for North American rights.
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