- Book Deals: Week of June 21, 2021
The author, who’s contributed to outlets including Guernica and McSweeney’s, was represented by Massie & McQuilkin agents Rob McQuilkin and Max Moorhead.
- High Plains Hero: PW Talks with Taylor Moore
In former CIA agent Moore’s Down Range (Morrow, Aug.), DEA agent Garrett Kohl brings an Afghan boy home to the Texas Panhandle.How was the story informed by your own experience as a CIA agent?
- Fall 2021 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels
Many of this fall’s top comics look with hope (or horror) toward the future—while others reckon with the past, including Rep.
- Frankfurt Plans Live, In-Person Trade Fair in October
North American and U.K. bookings remain slow, he confirmed.The Literary Agents Center will also return and has already 100 tables booked.
- Wole Soyinka Returns
“Wole is rambunctious; he has such spirit, such linguistic facility.”The final draft came to McDonald from agent Melanie Jackson, who has represented Soyinka since the early 1990s.
- ALA 2021: What’s Next for IMLS
Since its founding in 1996, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has been a vital source of support for America’s libraries.
- Welbeck Children's Expands Its U.S. Program
“Developing a new children’s fiction list to complement Welbeck’s existing list of illustrated nonfiction is exciting and one that we believe will intrigue authors, illustrators, and agents.
- The London Book Fair Returns
“Speaking with agents and rights directors these past few months has made it clear to us that many of those conversations have already happened,” Ventris explains.
- Online at the London Book Fair
ETWill Forrester, translation and international manager, English PEN; Nicholas Glastonbury, translator; Ka Bradley, commissioning editor at Granta Books; Rebecca Carter, literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.July 1Mitigating Risk in the Book/Content Supply Chain4:30–5:30 a.m.
- New Crowdfunder Offers Fundraising Plus Support
Also launching on Zoop are several campaigns that also feature veteran comics professionals, among them Scarlett Couture by Des Taylor, the story of a fashionista who doubles as a covert agent; and, Resolution. an epic sci-fi tale by veteran comics writer Ron Marz, cowriter Andy Lanning,
- U.S. Book Show YA Editors' Picks: Young Adult Trends and Looking to the Future
You can find agents on Twitter.”“ more opportunity for people who have been historically been shut out of the industry,” Levin concluded.
- U.S. Book Show Book Buzz: Spotlight on Indigenous Voices
Recalling the research that goes into her writing, Boulley described the connections she was able to forge with the people around her, from former FBI and IRS agents to state police, who through a connection with a university professor, showed her how to make meth, an important detail for
- Children's Job Moves: May 2021
Andrew Aguirre has joined as publicity administrative assistant; previously he worked at Long Island Stuttering and Speech Pathology Center.Carina Licon has joined Henry Holt Books for Young Readers as editorial assistant; previously she was editorial assistant at MTV Books.Brianne Johnson has joined HG Literary as
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: End of May 2021
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 79 self-published titles below.
- PW Talks with T.J. Newman: Nightmare at 35,000 Feet
I’d register it and allow it, and then I’d scratch that agent’s name off the list, pick myself up, and move on.