- Voodoo Ridge
Agent: Jill Marr, Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.
- Jill Corcoran Expands Into Adult Market
Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult market, has announced the addition of four new agents.Timothy Travaglini, the former director of children's acquisitions at Open Road, has joined the company as a litera
- For Good State
Polish politics, double agents, internal rivalries and a beguiling female CIA agent all come into play in what is certainly a departure from the run-of-the-mill spy thriller.
- Dating Outside Your DNA
Special agent Roan Hendrix is training other agents while recovering from an injury.
Agent: Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
- Giles Gordon
Giles Gordon, the flamboyant British agent and author—who began as a publisher—died November 14, two weeks after a fall at his home that left him in a coma.
- Argo Navis Adds Eight Lit Agencies
The Perseus Books Group's Argo Navis service, for authors who want to self-publish but have an agent, has added eight new literary agents as clients.
- Obituary: Wendy Weil
\tLongtime agent Wendy E.
- Short Takes
Julia Serebrinsky at Harper's Ecco imprint preempted a new Canadian novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely , about a Jewish girl in prerevolutionary Russia, for a significant six figures from Canadian agent Dean Cooke.
- His Secret Past
Agent: Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
- Wind River Undercover
Agent: Claire Gerus Literary.
- Act of Terror
Agent: Robin Rue, Writers House.
- Shades of Desire
Agent: Holly Root, Waxman Literary Agency.
- Gluck Joins Walsh at Morris
The move was another sign of new dynamism at WMA, which was rattled last fall by two major defections: author Tom Clancy and senior agent and board member Robert Gottlieb, who took a number of clients and other agents with him to his Trident Media Group.
- How to Defend Yourself Against the IRS
An appendix provides an actual IRS agents' handbook.