- Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Alex Gino
But eventually, Gino queried agent Jennifer Laughran of Andrea Brown Literary Agency because of the agent’s stated interested in diverse books, including those from queer and trans perspectives, and after more edits, Gino landed David Levithan as editor in a two-book deal with Scholastic.
- Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Stephanie Tromly
“You can imagine how many times I’ve gotten the note ‘Over-the-top.’ ”Tromly signed with her agent, David Dunton of Harvey Klinger, in early 2014, and he sold the novel to Kathy Dawson at Penguin that April, after which she got underway on revisions.
- Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Nicholas Gannon
But literary agent Rebecca Sherman at Writers House disagreed, advising him to take down the site and focus on crafting the novel.
- Balancing Two Series: PW Talks with Mark Greaney
I’m liking this idea—I’d better go call my agent.
- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, December 6, 2015
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- Frankfurt Book Fair Considers an Early Start for Agents
Stock said the list, which is circulating, is designed to encourage agents to set more meetings at the fairgrounds on Tuesday.The LitAg is open to agents on the Tuesday before the fair, Frankfurt officials say, but agents often take their Tuesday meetings at the Frankfurter Hof,
- Children's Publishing in China: Highlights from the First GKC China Deep Dive
“Our co-agents on the ground are constantly selling,” she says.
- Global Kids Connect Conference and China Deep Dive Resources
Use the link below:Global Kids Connect Conference and Doing Business in China Deep Dive Videos and PresentationsHere's all our coverage from the conference events:Global Kids Connect Conference Debuts in New York The Global Kids Connect conference, organized by Publishers Weekly and the Bologna Children’s Book Fai
- Pulitzer-Winner Elizabeth Strout Takes on the Mother-Daughter Bond
When she finished the draft of her first novel after working on it for more than six years, she had no luck finding an agent.
- Why Writers Need Pen Names
Moreover, I was writing a sentimental, sweet family novel at a time when fiction was becoming decidedly darker.When I finished The Charm Bracelet and sent it to my agent, I kept the pen name and explained the reasons why.
- Sonny Mehta: PW Person of the Year
Esther Newberg, a literary agent at ICM Partners, puts it more bluntly when she says Mehta “gets commerce.”
- Book Deals: Week of December 7, 2015
The couple did not use an agent in the deal, and the book, called Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking, is set for spring 2016.BriefsIn a five-book backlist deal, Navah Wolfe at Saga took world English rights to Cassandra Rose Clarke’s The Assassin’s Curse, The Pirate’s Wish, The Wizard
- Smashwords Self-Published Bestseller List, October 2015
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- Global Kids Connect: A Star-Studded Party
Capping the conference was a party for PW’s just-published Children’s Starred Reviews Issue; many local authors and illustrators whose books were featured in that issue were in attendance, along with many publishers and agents.
- Global Kids Connect Conference Debuts in New York
“The challenge of self-publishing has made publishers, as well as agents, better at articulating what it is that we do,” Clark added.