- Brian “Box” Brown Turns to Fiction
Mimicking a documentary film, the book depicts the life of Owen Eugene, a fictional child actor, through interviews with his family, agents, directors, and costars.
- Book Deals: Week of April 13, 2020
The House Sitter is slated for 2022.Correction: Due to agent error, the description of the Joshua Melville book American Time Bomb incorrectly said Sam Melville taught the Weather Underground how to make bombs.
- Agents Weigh Whether to Submit Projects During the Pandemic
These moves, said the agents interviewed for this story, suggest that advances are likely to go down.
- Links to Bologna Global Rights Exchange Now Live
All visitor agents and publishers who registered for the 2019 and 2020 fair will be able to view all the exhibitors and their titles and schedule appointments via the online exchange.According to Malinowski, early interest in the global rights exchange has been encouraging, with both Bologna and PubMat
- Licensing Hotline: April 2020
International licensing is also on the rise, with new licensing agents in Australia and Canada and a growing program in the U.K.
- In Brief: April 9, 2020
Introduced by his agent Deborah Warren, Cisneros thanked his supporters, held a q&a facilitated by Michael Covey, and read a select passage from the contemporary middle grade.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 5, 2020
Target Zero (An Agent Zero Spy Thriller—Book #2) by Jack Mars - 9781640298002 - (Jack Mars)Apple Books US Bestseller List - 04/05/20 - Sci-Fi & Fantasy 1.
- International Publishers Convene for Fun on Facebook
, to keep people engaged," Pathak said.The core group of people posting most often includes publishers, agents, sales directors, and others one would typically encounter on the international book fair circuit.
- New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists
“Because we don’t hear or see stories in the media about disabled people as agents of change, and love, and deepening our understanding of society, but instead as pity stories, we unconsciously absorb this message that the universal themes of a disabled person’s story would not apply to all
- Book Deals: Week of April 6, 2020
-based United Agents.
- Going Global with Imbolo Mbue's New Novel
Mbue is a private person—so private that when her agent was sending out Behold the Dreamers to publishers, they would google her name, “and there was nothing, because I just didn’t even exist on the internet,” she says, laughing.
- Q & A with Rae Carson
My agent and I submitted the book and my editor responded to my agent: “Is this a trilogy?”
- Tomie dePaola Remembered
Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died on March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall.
- Q & A with Rob Harrell
Then I worked on it just with my agent for about a year.I would work up a chunk and Dan , my agent, would give me his thoughts.
- Obituary: Tomie dePaola
Doug Whiteman, dePaola’s agent, former publisher, and longtime friend, offered this remembrance: “My memories of times spent with Tomie could quite literally fill a book, although perhaps not one intended for children.