- In Defense of Milo Yiannopoulos's Book
Thomas Flannery Jr. is an agent with AGI Vigliano Literary and a writer.
- Four Questions for...Jonathan Ferrara
I came to Ink Shares through my book agent, Matthew Guma of the Guma Agency.
- Writers to Watch Spring 2017: Anticipated Debuts
“The setting—while very authentic, because that’s where Caite grew up—is also perfect for the characters.”Emily Fridlund: Bringing the gothic to contemporary rural AmericaWhen agent Nicole Aragi first opened the manuscript of History of Wolves (Atlantic Monthly), Emily Fridlund’s debut novel, she had what
- Knopf to Publish Memoir of a Father’s Loss
When agent Anna Sproul-Latimer of the Ross Yoon agency read it, she knew she had to help it become a book.
- American Publishers Return to Cuba
This year’s publishing mission is looking to build on the relationships developed during the first publishing mission last year, which included a written memorandum of understanding between PW, Combined Book Exhibit and the Book Institute of Cuba to “promote "cooperation and understanding" between the U.S.
- Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market
Norton, an agent for well-known American houses and university presses, is seeing local institutions going back to purchasing print books instead of having digital subscriptions.
- Jonathan Matson, Agent, Dies at 67
Jonathan Matson, president of the Harold Matson Company literary agency in New York, died on January 31 of heart failure.
- Why the Milo Yiannopoulos Book Deal Tarnishes the Publishing Industry
A total of 160 people, including S&S children’s book authors, illustrators, and agents, wrote to the president and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, imploring her to reconsider publishing the book.
- Spring 2017 Audio Announcements
Special agents Davenport and Coppola are on the trail of the depraved criminal who illegally “adopted” two girls from their addict mother in exchange for drugs.The Force: A Novel by Don Winslow (June, unabridged CD, $39.95, ISBN 978-1-5046-8060-8).
- Book Deals: Week of February 6, 2017
Atria plans to publish the novel in spring 2018.Acevedo Brings Historical Novel to EuropaMichael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, bought world English rights to The Milk Brother by Chantel Acevedo in a deal arranged by Stéphanie Abou of Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- New Publishers Give Readers More Choices
Unable to find an agent or publisher, Rodriquez enlisted Stein to start Lil’ Libros in 2014, and the two have steadily expanded the business.Rodriquez acknowledges the two had a sometimes-rocky start.
- PW Sets Rights Marketplace for London Book Fair
The new initiative is a dedicated section in the three London Show Dailies that will feature listings of rights for sale from agents and publishers.
- Fall 2017 Children’s Sneak Previews
ABRAMSAbrams double-checks the blueprints for Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts, featuring STEM and design projects and activities inspired by Beaty and Roberts’s picture books; I Am Peace by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter Reynolds, modeling a
- Q & A with Jeff Giles
I showed about 75 pages of my manuscript to an agent who had said to me once, “If you ever write anything, I’d like to see it.”
- Children's Job Moves: January 2017
Hannah Allaman has been named assistant editor, from editorial assistant.Susan Hawk will join Upstart Crow Literary as an agent on February 1; she ws formerly with the Bent Agency.Lori Kilkelly at Rodeen Literary Management has been promoted to senior agent, from agent.Penguin Young Readers Gr