- Spring 2018 Flying Starts: Elizabeth Lilly
Lilly says the agent told her it was the “best revision she’d ever seen.”Multiple publishers made offers.
- Calling Out Sherman Alexie
A famous author is often perceived (rightly or wrongly) as a gatekeeper to editors, agents, and publishers.
- Book Deals: Week of October 23, 2017
Agent Eric Smith at P.S.
- Good Advice
Sulay Hernandez at Touchstone Fireside bought world rights to Deborah Owens's A Purse of Your Own via agent Regina Brooks.
- Fall 2020 Flying Starts: Chloe Gong
But as someone who moved to the U.S. for college in 2017 and found her agent around 2018, she is aware of the Americentrism of the publishing market.
The author/illustrator’s Little Santa, and two other books were acquired by Lauri Hornik, president and publisher at the imprint, from agent Holly McGhee at Pippin Properties.
- Fall 2011 Flying Starts: Rae Carson
Carson’s first agent aimed for the adult market despite the author’s intending the book as YA.
- Deals: Week of December 19, 2011
The currently untitled book, which Durand took world rights to from agents Amy Rennert (who reps Snyderman) and Bonnie Solow (who reps Gurian), will offer a holistic approach to health.
- ICM Partners Turns Books into Film and TV
Books land in the Media Rights office from ICM’s Publications division in New York, where Esther Newberg, Sloan Harris, and Amanda Urban are among the agents selling authors’ work to publishers.
- ThrillerFest Sets Record
Successfully landing an agent is almost always a challenging task in the writing world but ThrillerFest alum, and a presenter this year, Jamie Freveletti is an example that it’s not impossible to land an agent during the frenetic AgentFest.
- BookExpo America 2010: The Changing DIY Ethos
Konrath’s Cinderella story was compared with Matthys, who self-published after her agent failed to sell her book in two years, and Murnane, who failed to get an agent, self-published, and is now signed with Amazon’s publishing unit AmazonEncore (which is also releasing Konrath’s lastest
- New Era for Penguin Canada
The immediate question for agents is how long Bryan will take to familiarize himself with Canadian publishing.
- Book Deals: Week of February 11, 2013
Carle did not use an agent in the deal.
Harmony's John Glusman has acquired former Secret Service agent Abraham Bolden's memoir, The Echo from Dealey Plaza; agent Victoria Sanderssold North American rights.
- Hot Deals
New Coast agent Jodie Rhodes has sold, for a low six figures for world rights, a book called When the Brain Can't Hear by a professor of audiology, Dr.