This Fall's Most Anticipated Debuts

There are people who like to talk about how hard it is to get a book deal with a traditional publisher in the current economy. From the perspective of Kirkus’ editors, however, there’s a bounty of talented new writers in fiction and nonfiction who deserve a wider readership. Here’s our selection of this fall’s up-and-coming writers, fiction listed first, followed by nonfiction. Not all of these books are available for purchase yet, but all will be published this fall.