- Dante as Spiritual Guide
Marino paid six figures to agent William Clark, himself a Dante devotee, for U.S. and Canadian rights; Agnes Krup is handling foreign, except U.K.
- Hyperion Hot on Ashanti
The deal was negotiated by editor-in-chief Will Schwalbe and Jennifer Lang with agent/manager Stephan Dweck.
- Gaiman in 3-Book Morrow/Avon Deal
She signed for two new novels and a book of short stories with agent Merilee Heifetz at Writers House.
- Goldberg Moving to Harper San Francisco
Editor Gideon Weil bought the book, which describes Goldberg's complex relationships with her father and her Zen teacher, from agent Geri Thoma at the Elaine Markson agency, and plans to publish next fall.
- Walsh Talks to God for PB Press
Neale Donald Walsh, whose Conversations with God series has been a huge hit for Riverhead, is moving to Pocket Books Press for his next two books, in a deal worked out by president Judith Kerr and agent Robert Gottlieb at Trident Medi
- Quick Off the Mark on SARS
Bryant bought world rights from agent Gail Ross.
- PW Google Panel to Air on C-SPAN
The panel was held at the Random House offices in midtown Manhattan, and moderated by PW features editor Andrew Albanese, with Oxford University’s Evan Schnittman, Google’s Chris Palma, and literary agent and digital publisher Richard Curtis participating.
- Comings and Goings: August 29, 2011
Jill Kramer, the former editorial director at Hay House, is now a literary agent with Waterside Productions (WatersideAgentJK@aol.com); and is also a freelance writer/editor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Job Moves: January 21, 2011
Paul replaces Julie Just, who left the Times in October to become an agent at Janklow & Nesbit.
- Job Moves: June 20, 2014
Lisa Jackson, former associate publisher of Tyndale Publishing House, and Brian Thomasson, former senior editor at NavPress, have been named agents with Colorado Springs-based Alive Communications.
- Publisher Has Own Novel
Stern bought North American rights from agent Nina Collins at Collins/McCormick and will publish in winter 2005.
- Jill Saddles Up
A Passion for Horses was just bought for a "very healthy" six figures by Rodale's Stephanie Tade from agent Matthew Guma at Arthur Pine Associates.
- Hot Deals: Live From Dell
Dan Strone at William Morris was his agent for the deal.
- Short Takes
Witte preempted for world rights from agent James Levine and plans to publish next spring.
- Allende's New Homeland
Karten bought world English and North American Spanish-language rights in the book, plus audio, from Barcelona agent Carmen Balcells and will publish next summer.