- Prof's Debut Novel to FSG
A first novel by a UC-Berkeley English professor and critic, Michael Andre Bernstein , that agent Georges Borchardt thinks will cause a major stir on publication was sold to Jonathan Galassi at Farrar, Straus & Giroux for world English
- A Female 'Corrections'?
That's how agent Elaine Koster is characterizing an impressive first novel revolving around a Catholic family in New Jersey, which she just sold, after a two-day auction, to Shaye Areheart for her own imprint at Crown/Harmony Books.
- Crown Buys Red Sox Star's Story
This was a world rights deal, signed with agent Ian Kleinert at Literary Group International, in affiliation with Impact Marketing solutions.
- First Novel for Story Collection
The title is Goodnight, Irene, and Wood preempted for world English rights within three days of receiving it from agent Sally Wofford-Girand at the Elaine Markson agency.
- Wiley Wins Le Cirque Tale
She paid six figures to win the book from agent Cullen Stanley at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in fall of next year.
- Clarkson Potter
After retiring from his company, now an imprint of Random House's Crown Publishing Group, Potter was president of Brandywine Press and served as a literary agent and consultant.
- Big Deal for Erdrich Kids' Books
Editorial director Alix Reid signed for world rights with agent Lisa Halliday at the Wylie Agency, and will edit the titles herself.
- Big Deal for Dunn
The North American rights deal, including electronic and audio, was made with agent NickEllison.
- Jane Browne, 71
Chicago-based agent Jane Jordan Browne, whose clients included pioneer Western photographer Edward Curtis and the bestselling Helen Hooven Santmyer, died February 27.
- Interest High in Dial Debut Novel
The book, about the struggles of a group of orphaned children in a remote corner of Ontario, was found in the slushpile at the London agency of Lutyens & Rubinstein, and was shopped here by cooperating agent Kim Witherspoon.
- S&S Brings Nixon's Complete Works to E
The deal for the 10 titles being released was brokered between S&S's Jonathan Karp and agent Robert C.
- Herz Up at Doubleday
In announcing the promotion, Chirico wrote, "her knowledge and savvy have earned her the trust of authors, the respect of agents, and the admiration of her colleagues."
- Job Moves: May 24, 2013
\tCharlie Olsen, an associate in the foreign rights department of InkWell Management, has been promoted to agent.
- WaPo Teaming With Diversion Books for E-Book Series
The Washington Post has partnered with Diversion Books, the e-book publisher founded by agent Scott Waxman, to do a series of e-originals.
- Weitzman Tabbed U.S. Rep to JIBF
She will also be instrumental in coordinating U.S. participation in the editorial and agent fellowship program.