- Book Deals: Week of November 9, 2015
Dystel & Goderich agent Eric Myers, who represented Barsky, said the book will trace “his recruitment in East Germany... through 12 years of espionage in New York City during the height of the Cold War.”
- Counterpoint Press Marks 20 Years
Winton believes they might be “the only for-profit literary publisher west of the Hudson—and there aren’t that many east of the Hudson.”Winton stepped down as publisher in 2013, and Rolph Blythe—who has worn a variety of hats in publishing, including bookseller, marketing director, and literary agent11/09/2015
- The 10 Best Vladimir Nabokov Books
Véra famously helped Vladimir as first reader, editor, typist, secretary and agent, although not, despite the rumors, as co-author.
- Grumpy Cat to Become a Golden Book
She reached out to Grumpy Cat’s agent, and he said ‘yes’ right away.
- Q & A with Joelle Charbonneau
My agent is the same way, so we’re like Team Logic.Even after the villain is unmasked, NEED still has some surprises in store for readers and of course social media is continuing to grow and change.
- There’s Something about Mary-Louise Parker
When word got out that she was working on a book, several agents reached out to her and she reached out to others.
- PW Talks with Isabel Allende
Letting go of the material things and the memories we had shared was very painful at first, but after a few nights of living alone it became easier.Recently your literary agent, Carmen Balcells, passed away.
- Candace Robb's Digital Rebranding
With the help of her agent, Jennifer Weltz of the Jean V.
- The On-Sale Calendar: January 2016
Lee (Viking, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-525-42947-0). 150,000 copies.Eleanor by Jason Gurley (Crown, $26; ISBN 978-1-101-90351-3). 75,000 copies.Failures of Imagination by Michael McCaul (Crown Forum, $26; ISBN 978-1-101-90541-8). 60,000 copies.When Breath
- Mitch Hoffman Joining Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency
Priest Literary Agency as a senior agent.
- WNDB Announces Inaugural Walter Dean Myers Grant Recipients
They will each receive $2,000 to support their efforts to create diverse works.The inaugural Walter Dean Myers judging committee consisted of seven agents and editors: Marietta Zacker (Nancy Gallt Literary Agency), Saba Sulaiman (Talcott Notch Literary Services), Monica Odom (Bradford Literary
- In Brief: October 29, 2015
Backstage following the concert are Parr, Elton John, and Parr’s agent, Liz Stahler of SupperTime Entertainment.
- Middle School Is Hell: Panel Addresses Books Between Middle Grade and YA
Milford also offered anecdotal evidence she heard from writer friends that agents and editors suggest that they age characters up or down in order to better fit a book into a middle grade or YA category.
- Q & A with Anna Bond
This year, as the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has inspired literally dozens of new editions of the work, as well as reprints of older editions, Eileen Kreit, president and publisher of Puffin approached Bond and her agent to give the curiouser and
- Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2015
Agent William Clark, who has an eponymous shingle, brokered the sale on behalf of Ed Victor.