- Book Deals: Week of February 12, 2018
Gay (Bad Feminist) is a writer and editor who teaches at Purdue University; she was represented by Maria Massie at Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- Flooding Brings Booktender's Secret Garden to the Brink
She salvaged inventory lists from her computer, cross-checked them with the boxes, and presented her insurance agent with a list of 400 books.
- Book to Film Deals, Week of February 12, 2018
(Kidscreen) Stephenie Meyer's The Chemist (Little Brown, 2016), about a government agent, has been optioned by Tomorrow Studios for a TV deal.
- It Takes a Village: NorthSouth Publishes WNDB Grant Recipient
Terrill was later informed by Alcántara’s agent, Adriana Dominguez, that WNDB had initiated an introduction between the agent and the illustrator.
- Taipei Book Fair 2018: Children's Books Continue to Grow
The lack of import restrictions for used books is music to some agents’ ears.
- Comics Industry Asks ‘NYT’ to Restore Graphic Bestseller Lists
A little more than a year since the New York Times eliminated a number of bestseller lists—including the graphic novel and manga lists—literary agent Charlie Olsen has collected more than 900 signatures on a letter appealing to the paper to restore the comics lists.In the letter, which was sent ear
- Taipei 2018: Publishers Explore a Unique Market
The popularity of Chef Andre Chiang’s Taipei restaurant RAW (voted the best in town and among the world’s Top 50), for instance, has driven up sales of his title Octaphilosophy.Over at World of Books, the largest seller of used English books in Europe, agent Sam Perry is thrilled to
- S&S Signs Jesmyn Ward to Two-Book Deal
Kathy Belden for Scribner and Caitlyn Dlouhy for Caitlyn Dlouhy Books acquired world English, serial, and audio rights for the adult novel and the middle-grade novel, respectively, from Rob McQuilkin of Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- Religion Book Deals Feb. 14
The agent was Erik S.
- Q & A with Susan Cooper
I had written an autobiographical novel for adult readers, which my agent in those days couldn’t sell to any publisher.
- A Golden Evening: SCBWI's Golden Kite Awards
.), creative director at Penguin Random House, and Kirstin Hall, author and agent at Catbird Agency.Virginia Duncan (l.), Greenwillow publisher, and agent Rosemary Stimola.Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat with fellow gala guests.Carole Boston Weatherford accepts her award for Schomburg: T
- Book Deals: Week of February 5, 2018
The book, subtitled A True Story of the Wind Blown and Four Men Who Vanished at Sea, was sold by agent Laura Dail, who has an eponymous shingle.
- Spring 2018 Audio Announcements
By now the tale is quite familiar: the audio segment of publishing has been on the rise—posting large gains in the number of sales, titles, and listeners, according to the Audio Publishers Association—for most of the past decade.
- Children's Job Moves: January 2018
Lindsay Davis Auld has joined Writers House as a junior agent, based in London.
- Cover Reveal: 'Potato Pants!' by Laurie Keller
“There were very few agents, Holt was a smaller company, and as editors, you had to find your own material.