- 'The Lifesaving Power of the Arts': Children's Book Committee Awards 2017
Yet, while living with her husband in a 400-square-foot house in a less-than savory neighborhood, she began writing and “putting hope in the mail,” a.k.a, submitting her manuscripts to agents and publishers.
- Rights Report: Week of April 10, 2017
Publication is planned for spring 2018; Melissa Edwards at Stonesong was the agent.
- DIY: Book Awards For Self-Published Authors
If a contest isn’t transparent about who sits on its judging panel, it might not be worth entering.And while most awards programs charge an entry fee, usually in the neighborhood of about $75, indie authors should be aware that some awards are more about making money than giving kudos to out
- Bologna Confirms 2018 NYC Rights Show
At the Bologna Children’s Book Fair today, BolognaFiere, the organizer of the event as well as 75 other trade shows around the world, announced plans to start a new trade show focused on rights and licensing in New York City in spring 2018.According to BolognaFiere, the aim of the show is
- Is Book Publishing Too Liberal?
“Politics is a dangerous thing to be candid about,” said one agent, who has worked with conservative authors.
- Book Deals: Week of April 10, 2017
Agent Janis Donnaud represented Sussman.
- New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of April 10, 2017
In this YA novel, two friends both in a band are discovered by a talent agent, and begin training to be pop stars while falling for a fellow star in training.
- Bologna 2017: First Impressions as the Fair Gets Underway
The 54th Bologna Children’s Book Fair got off to a quiet but steady start on Monday with agents and publishers noting the continuing popularity of middle grade, as well as books featuring distinctive voices, tackling topical issues, and offering outside-the-box perspectives.
- Book Deals: Week of April 3, 2017
(Both agents have eponymous shingles.)
- Cedilla & Co. Unveils Collective Model for Translations
., its member hope, will provide a bit more stability and security to its members.Pay rates for translations, Jaquette said, are so low that translators generally do not have agents to represent them. “ makes it hard to pay part of the fee to an agent,” she added.Cedill
- Book Proposal from 'Hidden Figures' Author Making Rounds
A representative from the firm confirmed that the agent and author are "currently taking publisher meetings, and have been all week," and Watson said that she expects a deal to close next week.
- Q & A with Deborah Heiligman
I said, “When I finish my other book, I have to write this book.”When I finally realized I couldn’t write that original book, I said to my agent—who was then Ken Wright—“I only have one other idea.
- More Russian Reads: Mysteries & Thrillers 2017
British army intelligence officer Tom Fox is sent to retrieve her.Red SkyChris Goff (Crooked Lane, June)Goff’s second Raisa Jordan thriller finds the U.S. diplomatic security service agent on a mission to northeastern Ukraine to investigate a suspicious plane crash.
- Book Deals: Week of March 27, 2017
The world rights deal, closed after a six-bidder auction, was brokered by agent Jim Hornfischer, who has an eponymous shingle.
- PW Online and On Air: Week of March 27, 2017
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