|Perttu Pölönen and his bestselling non-fiction book FUTURE SKILLS are conquering the US and the English-speaking world! Today we sold World English rights of FUTURE SKILLS to Start Publishing/Viva Edtitions in the US for publication in Fall 2021. Start Publishing belongs to Start Media company, and their books are distributed by Simon & Schuster in the US. We are thrilled! Moreover, the audio rights of Future Skills were sold to to Recorded Books also in the US for simultaneous publication in fall 2021. The deals were brokered in collaboration with Rhea Lyons/HG Literary. Warmest Congratulations to futurist Perttu Pölönen and his US publishers!
“Future Skills is an important book for our times. Its mission to support the cultivation of “soft” skills like compassion, creativity, and teamwork–so often overlooked in today’s workplace–is vital as we move into this unpredictable decade. I’m also excited to work with Perttu Pölönen, whose impressive work as an inventor, composer, and futurist make him perfectly positioned to assess future trends with a hopeful outlook.”
– Hannah Bennett, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Start Publishing, US