- Sinha Novel to S&S
\t\tDedi Felman at Simon & Schuster took U.S. rights to Indian writer Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People in an auction conducted by agent Dan Mandel at Sanford Greenburger on behalf of Carole Blake in the U.K.
- 'Mask Boy' Tale to Putnam
She bought world hard/soft rights, plus audio and first serial, to The Boy Behind the Mask from agents Noah Lukeman and Irv Schwartz at AMG.
- Palmer Moving to SMP
SMP's Matthew Shear, who used to handle the author at Bantam, made the North American rights deal with agent Jane Birkey at Jane Rotrosen, and Palmer's SMP editor will be Jennifer Enderlin.
- New Opponent for Bush
Dunne bought world, audio and serial rights from agent Fredericka Friedman.
- Frazier Lands--at Random
She made a hard/soft North American rights deal with Amanda Urban at ICM--also a new agent for the author, who was discovered by Leigh Feldman at Darhansoff & Verrill.
- A Magical Mystery Tour
Weil bought North American rights from agent Jandy Nelson at Manus & Associates on the Coast and plans to publish—when else?
- Harr's Next: Hunt for a Painting
The book was signed by Random president and publisher Ann Godoff with agent Andrew Wylie, for North American rights, and will be edited by executive editor Bob Loomis, who also worked on Harr's previous book.
- Covey now at S&S and Golden
In this new deal negotiated by agent Jan Miller, Golden will publish The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families in October 1997 with a 500,000 first printing and has the first-look option on the next book.
- Comings and Goings: January 5, 2011
She will be working with agents and publishers to develop book projects, and helping new authors fine-tune manuscripts, proposals and picture book dummies.
- Steinbeck Son in Two-Book Buy
The agent was Elizabeth Winick of the McIntosh & Otis agency, which also represents the John Steinbeck estate.
- Podcast: PW's Week Ahead for Friday, May 11
Authors’ representatives – otherwise known as literary agents – have done some writing on their own this week.
- Terry Goodkind to Self-Publish Next Novel
Goodkind's agent, Russell Galen, of Scovil Galen Ghosh, declined to offer any more details about the book, but confirmed that this will be the first title the author has self-published.
Delbourgo Associates Staffs Up Jacqueline Flynn has joined Joelle Delbourgo Associates as an agent.
- Folio Merges With Literary Group
Katherine Latshaw and Jeff Silberman will both continue with their titles as agents.
- Digital Book World, 'PW' Present Self-Publishing Webcast
Panelists are Louisa Ermelino, reviews director, PW; Jason Pinter, novelist and literary agent at Waxman Literary; Phil Sexton, publisher and community leader of Writer’s Digest; and Victoria Strauss, novelist and co-founder of Writer Beware.