- Random House, Penguin Agree to Merge
"I have no doubt that some authors, agents and customers will express concern to many of us that this merger will reduce choice and competition.
- Fat Vampires, Sexy Werewolves and the Future of Teen Reading
Rebecca Sherman, an agent at Writers House, conceded that, yes, indeed more vampire lit is coming—but it's vampire lit with "a spin."
- PW: Hot Deals
Now, even before the second in the series, Casual Rex, is out (it's due next March), Karp has signed him on for two more books, via agent Barbara J.
- Bologna: The Children's Fair Adults Love
The Literary Agents Center, which includes a message desk, meeting corners, lockers and a snack-and-coffee bar, is available to professional agents for a 600,000-lire registration fee (about $360).
- Byrne by Bike
Agent Lucy Luck made the deal, and Holt will publish in spring 2008 as a trade paperback original.
- A Campus Killer Stalks the Pages of This Debut Thriller
It’s not usual for an author to disappear after a prominent agent has responded to a query letter.
- McGuigan Again
At Touchstone, Amanda Patten bought world rights to Irina Reyn’sWhat Happened to Anna K. via agent Elizabeth Kaplan.
- Fall 2019 Flying Starts: Julia Drake
Creating a tiered list, she sent queries to a small number of agents.
Allison McCabe at Crown bought North American rights to a new novel by Marek Halter titled Mary of Nazareth via agent Susanna Lea.
The project is called Sweet Relief; literary agent Joe Veltre will soon be submitting to publishers.
- Two Wins for Avery
Martin's acquired world rights in a deal with Speaker's International Inc. through agent Lynne Rabinoff; the paperback of Hate is due out from SMP in January....
- Jandy Nelson on Winning the 2015 Printz Medal: 'Thrilled to the Bone'
“I loved being an agent, it was terrific,” Nelson said.
HarperCollins's Dawn Davis has now acquired world rights, from agent Jillian Manus, to Words of Wisdom, a "best-of" anthology of Rev Run's words of inspiration and motivation, which come to him in his bathtub and conclude every episode of Run's House.
- Book Deals: Week of May 20, 2013
Linker preempted world rights to two books, which will begin a new series, from agent Jennifer Mattson at Andrea Brown Literary.
- HarperCollins Signs New Katherine Applegate Series
The agent, who has represented Applegate for a year and a half, was as intrigued as the author was when she read the definition of “endling,” which appears on Wikipedia: “One of the proposed names for an individual animal that is the last of its species or subspecies.”Intrigued by the