- Rich Green Up at ICM
Hillary Jacobson, Heather Karpas, and Zoe Sandler have all been promoted to agent in ICM's publications department in New York.
- New York Rights Fair Set for Spring 2018
According to the organizers, the fair will offer a unique venue for U.S. publishers and agents to network with their global counterparts in the publishing capital of the world.
- Christian Fiction Keeps Its Allure
Publishing Christian fiction can pay, and pay big, but it’s harder than ever to succeed in the category, publishers say.
- Book Deals: Week of May 22, 2017
Smith did not use an agent in the deal.Bloomsbury Enters Culture Wars with Egginton Johns Hopkins University professor and author William Egginton (The Man Who Invented Fiction) sold North American rights to a new book, about the current strain of liberalism on college campuses, to Bloomsbury.
- Writing Duo Finds Success with Sci-Fi Space Opera
Both authors also already had agents who acted as consultants for the initial e-book.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers, May 2017
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 105 self-published titles below.
- Is Mass Market Dying, Or Just Evolving—Again?
"I remember when I first started in publishing people were saying the death of mass market was imminent.”
- An Entrepreneur’s Calling Card: Business Books 2017
Forthcoming releases from the company include Get Smarter Marketing by marketing consultant Jill Brennan, and The Art of Getting Everything by management consultant and mediator Elizabeth Suárez; both will be out in October.Diversion Publishing, which literary agent Scott Waxman launched in 2010, has mult
- Gun Safety Org Recruits Authors for Support
The Council will include over 130 writers, illustrators, editors, agents, and others in the publishing industry who, Everytown hopes, can “amplify the gun violence prevention movement through their words and through art.”The Authors Council’s first official action will take place next week, when it
- Amelia Peabody’s Last Hurrah
After Barbara’s funeral, Dominick Abel—Barbara’s agent as well as mine—and Beth Mertz—Barbara’s daughter—asked me to finish the book.
- Book Deals: Week of May 15, 2017
Walsh’s sophomore novel, The Big Door Prize, from Renée Zuckerbrot at Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- BookExpo 2017: Around the Booths
Above the TreelineBooth 460Through Edelweiss, its online catalogue and digital galley platform, Above the Treeline enables publishers to share their titles with 70,000 book industry professionals, including reviewers, booksellers, buyers, and librarians.AbramsBooth 2007Abrams focuses on illustrated books in the areas o
- Oneworld Piles Up the Wins
Only recently have they begun to work closely with agents.
- BookExpo 2017: A New Look For New York
In addition to booksellers, retailers, and librarians, McDonald expects a healthy turnout from the media, rights agents, film and TV personnel, digital solution providers, and, of course, authors.McDonald says Reed’s approach of building BookExpo around “the pillars of discover, engage, and
- Amazon Buy-Button Change Raises Alarms, Questions
The revelation early last week that Amazon is allowing third-party resellers to compete to win the featured buy buttons on the e-tailer’s book pages led to criticism from publishers, authors, and agents, as well as a fair amount of confusion over how the program actually works.Up until Marc