- Spring 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers A-G
Abbeville KidsSeriesSee American History debuts with The Revolutionary War: 1775–1783 (Apr. 12, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1253-5) and The Civil War: 1861–1865 (Apr. 12, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1252-8) by Alan Axelrod, illus. by Mort Künstler
- Spring 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers N-S
MoonlightSeriesMy First Discoveries welcomes Cats by Pascale de Bourgoing, illus. by Henri Galeron (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-439-0), and How the Body Works (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-440-6) and Where Animals Hide (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1
- Book Deals: Week of January 25, 2016
Snyder’s literary agent, E.J.
- Authors Unlimited, Authors Guild to Host Amazon Discussion
Among those who will be featured in the discussion are authors Scott Turow and Susan Cheever; Smashwords founder Mark Coker; former 'New Republic' editor (and New America Foundation fellow) Franklin Foer; and William Morris Endeavor agent Eric Simonoff.Preston said that the discussion in Washingt
- New Titles From Self-Publishers, January 2016
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 65 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- Writers Conferences, Festivals, and Book Fairs in 2016
Attending these events allows authors to network with agents, publishers, and other authors, as well as to meet fans and learn more about the industry in general.
- Book Deals: Week of January 18, 2016
Yarborough took world rights to the book, which shows a variety of yogis in a range of poses, from agent Laura Langlie.
- HarperCollins Has Big Plans for Lauren Oliver
In the spring of 2014, Oliver sent the first 18,000 words of what she called “an unconventional project” to her agent, InkWell Management’s Stephen Barbara, and HarperCollins editorial director Rosemary Brosnan.
- 'A Huge, Huge Shock': Matt de la Peña on His 2016 Newbery Medal
The book was, in fact, named a Caldecott Honor for Robinson’s artwork, but this particular phone call was not de la Peña’s agent, but someone else.
- An 'Amazing' Honor for an 'Oddball' Book: Laura Ruby on Winning the 2016 Printz
As the news disseminated online, Ruby also spoke with her husband, back home in Chicago; Jordan Brown, her editor at HarperCollins; and her agent, Tina Wexler at ICM, “another champion of this book.”Published in March, Bone Gap racked up significant praise this past year: it receive
- ABA Winter Institute 2016: Next Stop Denver
Authors will also give morning keynote addresses and appear on the panel “Authors, Agents, and Booksellers—United for a Fair Marketplace,” featuring Authors Guild president Roxana Robinson and council member Douglas Preston, who founded Authors United.This year’s conference is also going mobile for the first
- ABA Winter Institute 2016: Conversations with Keynoters: Power Posing, with Amy Cuddy
Numerous literary agents and publishers encouraged her to write a book about power posing, but she wasn’t ready.
- Bringing Back Nero and Archie
I pitched the prequel through my agent, and Otto Penzler jumped on the idea.
- Harlequin Hopes to Find 'Binge' Readers with New E-Serial
It features a New York special agent named Lara Grant who harbors dark secrets.Episode 1, Exposed by Carla Cassidy, is free to download, while subsequent episodes cost $1.49 each.
- Connie Hsu Brings Dan Santat to Macmillan in Four-Book Deal
Santat’s agent, Jodi Reamer at Writers House, negotiated the deal for world rights.Santat agonized over making the change.