- Open Book: Every Little Thing Gonna Be All Right for This New Novel
She shopped it around to agents and to publishers with, she says, “no luck”; some responded with simple rejections, others with admiration but with no idea how to market it.
- Religion Book Deals: January 10, 2018
Ellis, with Cyle Young of Hartline Literary Agency as agent.
- Children's Job Moves: December, 2017
Previously, she was editor at video game company Riot Games and associate agent with Talcott Notch Literary.
- A (Block)Chain Reaction for Publishing
Yes, there are contract templates—but the relationship between agents and talent means that rights are still a bespoke industry.So the technology isn’t fully stable for industry just yet.
- Select Book Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs in 2018
., June 23-24The Writers’ League of Texas 2016 Agents & Editors Conference, Austin, Tex., June 29–July 1Feira do Livro de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, TBDJulyFiction at Its Finest Festival, London, July 6–8ThrillerFest, New York City, July 10–14Book Passage Young Adult & Middle
- Book Deals: Week of January 1, 2018
The novel is set for fall 2019.Peanuts Anthology to LAM Agent Andrew Blauner sold world rights to an essay collection about Peanuts, which he is editing, to Max Rudin at Library of America.
- PW's Top Publishing News Stories of 2017
Agents Make Waves in N.Y.C.In a year that saw content creators of all stripes pivoting toward increased coverage of political topics, two new kids on the literary agency block—Keith Urbahn and Matt Latimer, of the 11-person agency Javelin, based in Arlington, Va.
- Ali Cobby Eckermann's Personal Story
She also attracted the interest of literary agent Charlotte Sheedy, who now represents her in the U.S.Eckermann was adopted at birth by a white Lutheran couple.
- Most Read PW Opinion Pieces 2017
In Defense of Milo Yiannopoulos's BookYiannopoulos's literary agent, Thomas Flannery Jr., writes that he is "continually shocked by the willingness of many in the publishing industry to stifle Milo Yiannopoulos's opinions" by protesting S&S's since-terminated book deal for Dangerous.
- Obituary: Brooke Goffstein
Edite Kroll, Goffstein’s longtime literary agent (and former editor), offered this remembrance of her client and friend: "Brooke Goffstein never changed in her artist’s determination to get things right, from when I first met her in 1965 and helped proof her first book, The Gats!
- PW's Most-Read Children's and YA Stories of 2017
Bologna 2017: Agents Talk Children’s and YA Trends We asked a number of agents and scouts attending the Bologna Book Fair to talk about the trends they’d been noticing: in themes, in genres, and in international demand. 8.
- Twitter Events Connect Agents and Writers
“I knew other agents in the same boat.
- In Conversation: Tim Federle and Marla Frazee
Our Ferdinand premiere was in L.A. the night before and at 6:30 a.m. my agent Brenda Bowen texted me from New York, “CONGRATS!!!!”
- Fall 2017 Flying Starts: Celia C. Pérez
After later rewriting it with Malú as a 12-year-old, she sent the manuscript to agent Stefanie Von Borstel at Full Circle Literary, whom she had met during an ALA conference.Pérez signed with Von Borstel in 2015, worked with her to polish the manuscript, and sold The First Rul
- Book Deals: Week of December 18, 2017
McElderry Books editor brokered the agreement with agent Laura Rennert at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.