- BEA 2016: Kristina Riggle: A Novel of Note
“I love writing about families so much that I thought, one way I could meet my agent’s challenge would be to take on a family and make it across generations,” she says.
- Hot Topic: The Allure of The Cheeky Blog
Agent Brian DeFiore warned, though, that not all cheeky Web sites are created equal.
- Basic's 'Cloak and Dagger' Book
Basic became the U.S. publisher of the book thanks to McKeown and acquiring editor Don Fehr's relationship with Penguin U.K. editor Stuart Profitt, who was originally approached by Andrew's agent, Bill Hamilton, about the book.
- Teen Writing Site Figment Publishes First Print Title
While Lewis acknowledge that agents and publishers visit the site to find new talent, he considers that secondary to Figment’s primary mission.
- Hollywood and Cyan-tology
As Quick’s agent, Douglas Stewart of Sterling Lord, was closing the pub deal for the first novel by the former 32-year-old ex—high school English teacher, CAA’s Rich Green was having lunch with former Miramax production exec Michelle Raimo.
- London Book Fair 2014: Excellence Award Winners Revealed
From new companies like Fixi in Malaysia to publishing stalwarts like renowned Danish agent, Anneli H¯ier, the winners tonight provide a fascinating showcase for international publishing."
- BEA 2013: Pierce Brown: Six Is the Charm
\tSince the age of 18, Brown has written six fantasy and historical fiction manuscripts, but none was published, or even agented.
- Kirshbaum to Leave Amazon Publishing
Amazon said Kirshbaum's last day will be January 17 and that he plans to return to agenting.
AVE MARIA PRESSTom Grady, a former literary agent who also worked for Harper San Francisco for 11 years, has been named publisher.
- 2002 London Fair Booked Solid
Last year's rights hall was a sellout, and this year's looks to do the same—with over 300 tables for agents, scouts and rights directors, nearly a quarter of them from the U.S.
- Short Takes
It's a compilation of family memories and stories, plus 100 recipes tested and offered by his longtime friend Suzanne Williamson, and the deal was put together for North American rights by agent Marly Rusoff ....
- Deals: Week of August 20, 2012
Agent Rachael Dillon Fried at Sanford J.
- Confusion, Backtracking at Dorchester After 'All Digital' Headlines
A number of agents, speaking on the condition of anonymity, expressed concerns about the situation at Dorchester.
- Short Takes
Jennifer Lyons at Writers House was the agent....
- Innova to Do Low-Priced Hardcovers
As word has spread about Innova, Rubich said, agents have approached him as well.