- CBC Presents Inaugural Diversity Awards
Winners also included literary agent at Gallt & Zacker Literary Beth Phelan, for her work reaching out to diverse authors and launching #DVPit, a Twitter pitch event for marginalized authors and books with minority characters; Crown Books for Young Readers v-p and co-publisher Phoebe Yeh, f
- Licensing Hotline: October 25, 2018
Candlewick Connects with ‘Dot.’Candlewick Entertainment has secured world English rights for tie-ins based on the Jim Henson Company-licensed TV series Dot., which airs on Universal Kids and Hulu in the U.S.
- Book Deals: Week of October 22, 2018
\tThe true crime book Hitman: The Art of Evil by journalist Andrea Galli, sold at auction to Rizzoli in Italy, in a deal handled by originating agent Vicki Satlow.
- PW Online and On-Air: Week of October 22, 2018
Bestselling author Rainbow Rowell helped mobilize about 20 friends and fellow writers, including Tomi Adeyemi, Melissa de la Cruz, Margaret Stohl, and Sabaa Tahir.BookLife ReportThe number of self-published titles cracked one million in 2017.PodcastsWeek AheadPW senior writer Andrew Albanese reports on the latest
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: October 2018
Amazon Digital Services. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B078P9TX6GAmazonFBI agent James St
- Fall 2018 YA Spotlight: Teen Lit Reflects Wider World
What Jessica Regel, an agent with Foundry Literary + Media, has been hearing from a lot of editors is that they could really use a laugh.
- Tor Teen Marks 15-Year Milestone
September releases included Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse, a psychological thriller starring two teens stuck in a time loop; and Dare You to Lie by Amber Lynn Natusch, in which a teen previously involved in a scandal is determined to clear the name of her FBI agent father, who’s framed
- Licensing Hotline: October 2018
“The book is organized so it feels like inside tips that only agents would have, and it extends the experience of being an agent.”
- Religion Publishing Industry Responds to Sexual Harassment Revelations
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- Moving On Up: Spy School
“I always liked writing stories so I wrote a Jimmy Bond story about James Bond’s son, calling it “The Kid with the Golden Water Pistol” and Jimmy was agent Double 0 6 1/2.”
- Obituary: Kate Dopirak
In 2012, she signed with agent Tracey Adams at the Adams Literary Agency, and her first picture book, You’re My Boo (S&S/Beach Lane), was published in 2016.
- Phishing Scam Seeking Manuscripts Spreads Worldwide
It typically involves a literary agent, scout or publisher being asked for a manuscript by what appears to be a trusted party — another agent, scout or publisher— via email.On October 11, The Bookseller in the U.K. identified scouting agency Eccles Fischer as one agency that has be
- Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Nonfiction
Crown, ISBN 978-1-101-90419-0Macintyre recounts the exploits of Oleg Gordievsky, the KGB agent turned British spy responsible for “the single largest ‘operational download’ in MI6 hi
- Maxine Gordon Ended Up Married to the Music
During this fruitful period, the saxophonist recorded for a number of labels, including Blue Note Records, and with several pioneers of bebop jazz—among them older bop luminaries such as drummer Kenny Clarke, pianist Bud Powell, and a then-up-and-coming postbop keyboard phenomenon named Herbie Hancock.I
- Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Fiction
Crown, ISBN 978-0-525-57329-6This outstanding thriller from John brings to life the seldom-seen underbelly of North Korea, which the author visited in 2012, through an undercover CIA agent searching for her kidnapped sister.