- Google Claims Procedures Simplified
"Some authors and agents found the claiming process cumbersome," said Guild executive director Paul Aiken.
- SF/Fantasy/Horror Notes
Agent, Tekno Books.
- Hot Deals: To the Rescue
\t\tA little-known branch of the Air Force and the Air National Guard, which came to an alert agent's attention when it was featured in Sebastian Junger's bestselling The Perfect Storm, is to be the star in a big sale just made to Crown
- Queen to McCormick and Williams
She arrives from Inkwell Management, where she was an agent and an associate in the foreign rights department.
- Short Takes
A book by psychoanalyst Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer called Extraordinary Knowing: Making Sense of the Inexplicable in Everyday Life was preempted by Toni Burbank at Bantam with a "significant" sum for world rights; the author chose her after seeing 11 publishers, introduced around by agent James Levine.
- Young Up at Hyperion
Lindsay to FinePrint Colleen Lindsay has joined FinePrint Literary Management as an agent.
- Fiction Notes
They get "the Potter," former head of the KGB's sleeper agent school, to betray his best protégé, "the Sleeper," sending the Potter on a cross-continent trek to rescue his student with the help of the Sleeper's ex-lover, a mortuary hair stylist.
- Short Takes
Boston's Palmer & Dodge agency is becoming part of the local law firm of Hill & Barlow, with principals Ike Williams and Jill Kneerim and agent Rob McQuilkin continuing to represent their clients....
- Harrison Joins Victor Agency
"I definitely don't want to be an agent."
- Wright to Head Viking Children's
Writers House agent Kenneth Wright is moving back to the publishing side of the business.
- News Briefs: Week of October 28, 2013
“We’re sorry to see him go, and wish him the best of luck as he returns to life as a literary agent,” the spokesperson said.
- Broadway Hot on Green
Maybe, to encourage Broadway editor Ann Campbell to sign her for two more books in the same vein from agent Deborah Schneider at Gelfman & Schneider.
- Job Moves: February 2, 2011
Literary agent Leigh Feldman is joining Writers House.
- Evanovich Re-Ups With Random House
Gina Centrello, president and publisher of RHPG, as well as Libby McGuidre, at BBD, bought world rights from Peter Evanovich, the author's son and agent.
- News Briefs: Week of December 10, 2012
\tHachette Implements New E Agreements \tHachette Book Group’s new e-book agreements are now being adopted by its e-book agents.