- Rights Report: Week of June 21, 2021
Hannah Hill at Delacorte has acquired, in a preempt, Lancers, the debut YA trilogy by author Yoon Ha Lee (Dragon Pearl).
- Religion and Spirituality News Briefs: June 23, 2021
Laura Wheeler becomes acquisitions editor, responsible for acquiring and editing 12-15 novels per year as well as building and maintaining relationships with authors and agents.
- Bologna Children's Book Fair: 'From Page to Screen'
The U.S. market is more likely to have agents representing the publishers and authors, for example, and there are tax differences from region to region.
- Baker Launches Publishing Incubator
He said that after sending an email to “150 of my closest friends,” a number of agents and editors said they wanted to contribute.Now, with some slots still open, Baker said it’s best to nominate potential participants—who must sign a liability waiver and provide proof of vaccination in order
- Book Deals: Week of June 21, 2021
The author, who’s contributed to outlets including Guernica and McSweeney’s, was represented by Massie & McQuilkin agents Rob McQuilkin and Max Moorhead.
- High Plains Hero: PW Talks with Taylor Moore
In former CIA agent Moore’s Down Range (Morrow, Aug.), DEA agent Garrett Kohl brings an Afghan boy home to the Texas Panhandle.How was the story informed by your own experience as a CIA agent?
- Fall 2021 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels
Many of this fall’s top comics look with hope (or horror) toward the future—while others reckon with the past, including Rep.
- ALA 2021: What’s Next for IMLS
Since its founding in 1996, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has been a vital source of support for America’s libraries.
- Frankfurt Plans Live, In-Person Trade Fair in October
North American and U.K. bookings remain slow, he confirmed.The Literary Agents Center will also return and has already 100 tables booked.
- Wole Soyinka Returns
“Wole is rambunctious; he has such spirit, such linguistic facility.”The final draft came to McDonald from agent Melanie Jackson, who has represented Soyinka since the early 1990s.
- Welbeck Children's Expands Its U.S. Program
“Developing a new children’s fiction list to complement Welbeck’s existing list of illustrated nonfiction is exciting and one that we believe will intrigue authors, illustrators, and agents.
- The London Book Fair Returns
“Speaking with agents and rights directors these past few months has made it clear to us that many of those conversations have already happened,” Ventris explains.
- Online at the London Book Fair
ETWill Forrester, translation and international manager, English PEN; Nicholas Glastonbury, translator; Ka Bradley, commissioning editor at Granta Books; Rebecca Carter, literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.July 1Mitigating Risk in the Book/Content Supply Chain4:30–5:30 a.m.
- New Crowdfunder Offers Fundraising Plus Support
Also launching on Zoop are several campaigns that also feature veteran comics professionals, among them Scarlett Couture by Des Taylor, the story of a fashionista who doubles as a covert agent; and, Resolution. an epic sci-fi tale by veteran comics writer Ron Marz, cowriter Andy Lanning,
- U.S. Book Show Book Buzz: Spotlight on Indigenous Voices
Recalling the research that goes into her writing, Boulley described the connections she was able to forge with the people around her, from former FBI and IRS agents to state police, who through a connection with a university professor, showed her how to make meth, an important detail for