- Q & A with Daniel Handler and Lisa Brown
Did an editor or agent suggest Lisa would be the perfect choice for this manuscript or did the writer say, “Can you pass the salt and illustrate my next book?”
- New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of May 15, 2017
But nothing is as it seems: the guys are actually secret agents, trained to follow a script and fulfill specific romantic roles, and whoever doesn’t win his target’s love will be killed by his ruthless employer.
- Kosztolnyik Named V-P, Editor-in-Chief at Grand Central Publishing
Kosztolnyik starts in the position on May 30.Speaking to her new role, Kosztolnyik said: “I have admired the many successes on their list and know well how much dedication everyone at Grand Central brings to their books.”Kosztolnyik was most recently executive editor at Gallery Books and Scout Press,
- ‘Baby University’ Offers Early Admission
He noted that he was approached by several publishers and agents interested in Baby University, but opted to sign on with Sourcebooks “because their interests overlapped the most with mine.
- New Amazon Buy Button Program Draws Ire of Publishers, Authors
This has the potential to decimate authors’ and publishers’ earnings from many books, especially backlist books.”The new policy first surfaced this spring and has been a constant topic of conversation, and speculation, among publishers, agents, and authors.
- Audiobook News Update, May 2017
This man-and-dog story became even bigger when Gobi went missing before Leonard could take her home to Scotland, and strangers instigated a viral internet campaign that resulted in Leonard and Gobi reuniting and returning to the U.K.Literary agent Paul de Souza was so taken by the feel-good
- Audio Publishing's Internet Boom
The significant and sustained growth of the audiobook category, led by digital downloads, has been a familiar headline for a few years now.
- Teaching Writing At the Writers Studio
“There’s no agents who come to classes.
- Book Deals: Week of May 8, 2017
And, due to agent error, the title of Laurie Morrison's book was incorrect; the book is called Up for Air, not Up in the Air.
- Bestselling Authors Stead and Mass Team Up for a Tale About Friendship
For a long time, only their agents knew what they were up to.
- Children's Job Moves: April 2017
Most recently Buck was editorial director of Skyhorse Publishing's children’s imprint; before that she was a literary agent with Sanford J.
- Rights Report: Week of May 1, 2017
Melanie Nolan at Knopf has acquired How to Hang a Witch author Adriana Mather's next YA series, currently untitled, in which a girl named November is shipped off to a secret boarding school that boasts an eye-for-an-eye punishment system.
- The Story Behind the 'Waitress' Cookbook
The restaurateur Danny Meyer introduced David Black, the literary agent, to the show’s producer, Barry Weissler.
- Q & A with Renée Ahdieh
She was inspired by Hermione Granger and my younger sister, who is a brilliant scientist and helped with some of the more science-heavy elements.How would you describe your relationship with your agent and editor?
- The Indie Publishing Feminist Revolution
In sheer number, women—primarily straight white women—are the backbone of the publishing industry.