- SF/Fantasy/Horror Notes
Agent, Bill Fawcett.
- PW: Rosset Memoir Is on Way
That manuscript will be reworked and become a part of the new autobiography, which he actually began, at the request of agent Andrew Wylie, about five years ago.
- Schroeder, Shatzkin Make Points at Vista Program
"Agents are reluctant to let big-name authors sign long-term contracts," he noted the market is small right now, but it appears so volatile that agents are considering 90-day licenses, subject to renegotiation if markets shift toward electronic delivery.
- Rights Report: April 14
Ribar’s day job is assistant to agent Matt Bialer at Sanford J.
- More Crisis Crashes
The agent is Bob Tabian.
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Barbara Lowenstein.
- Short Takes
The agent for the North American rights deal was Ted Weinstein ....
- Mystery Notes
Keevers, a Chicago trial lawyer and one-time homicide detective ($25.95 214p ISBN 1-59414-074-X); while ex—FBI agent Max Austin investigates the murder of a rich contractor whose wife stands accused of the crime in Max Conquers the Cosmos, by Mark Bouton, a former FBI agent11/17/2003
- Winning Numbers
Good going for an author who spent 10 years sending her work off to agents (in a recent USA Today interview she noted, "I was rejected by every agent in New York at least four times").
- Public Affairs Won't Publish Clarke Book
He noted that the rights to the book would still be available in foreign markets, with Public Affairs' parent company Perseus serving as agent.
- Fuhrman Wthdraws Vince Foster Proposal
\t\tPublisher Alfred Regnery calls it "ironic" and agent Lucianne Goldberg has called it "high school stuff."
- People: 7/6/2009
Groff, who’s worked as an editor at Crown, will be bringing in nonfiction projects as an agent.
- Those Enron Books Keep Coming
Conrad got North American rights on the book, to be co-written with Jennifer Reingold, formerly of Business Week, from agent Susan Ginsburg at Writers House.
- London Book Fair 2012: Foundry Splits One Story into Two Books, Two Deals
In a bit of creative deal-making, agents Peter McGuigan and Stephen Barbara, at Foundry Literary + Media, closed two deals—for an adult novel and a YA novel—around a debut thriller that was initially submitted as a standalone novel.
- Terminal Florida Journalist Sells Memoir to HarperCollins for $2 Million
The Journal also reported that Spencer-Wendel was "recasting" the pieces as a book with the intention of pitching it to literary agents.