- Stop the Presses?
Much was said about the way agents and publishers and readers fall inexplicably in love with books.
- Stet the Edit
But the whole brouhaha—Fisketjon absolutely opposes the republication; Gallagher has traded in famously tough agent Binky Urban for famously tough agent Andrew Wylie, who told the Times there is a lot of interest in the restored stories—raises a question as old as Gutenberg: what does an editor
- Brave New Blood at Holt
The proof: even some agents are understanding the tradeoff between lower advances/royalties and potentially higher sales.
- Mystery Notes
- Kidlit 'Books for Palestine' Auction Raises $86,000
Chakraborty’s Daevabad Trilogy, and a query/20-page critique by literary agent Joanna Volpe.
- Random House, Penguin May Merge
As one agent boiled it down: "Fewer publishers to submit to, lower advances."
- Midlist Author Tries Hybrid Self-Publishing
“I would prefer to have a major mainstream publisher and agent,” says Katz.
- Book Deals: Week of July 15, 2013
Agent Tracey Adams at Adams Literary represented Graudin.
- Book Deals: Week of August 19, 2013
Agent Anna Stein at Aitken Alexander Associates represented Jang in the deal.
- Cozy Fan Tudor: PW Talks with G.M. Malliet
But I couldn’t get an agent for my first book, Death of a Cozy Writer , because no one thought they could place it.
- Writers Orgs Form #DisneyMustPay Joint Task Force
We urge all authors to review their statements to make certain they are in order.”A Disney Company representative, responding to PW, said that the company "continues to work directly with agents and authors to resolve any issues or any outstanding payments."
- George McHugh Nicholson, 1937–2015
In 1995, Nicholson joined Sterling Lord Literistic as an agent for children’s and young adult books.
- Optimism High at Premier Christian Fiction Conference
The American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) conference held in Nashville, Tenn. from August 25-28 saw optimism from publishers, writers, and agents.
Agent Kim Witherspoon sold world rights; publication is expected in fall 2006.
- Deals: Week of 11/1/10
Agent Jenny Bent, of the Bent Agency, brokered the deal for Hartman, and the book is currently slated for 2012.