- Simon Pulse Acquires YA Novel Inspired by 'Black Panther'
Realizing that her tale resonated with the publishing industry’s gatekeepers, she then decided to query in the traditional way her “dream list” of a handful of agents, including Robinson, whom she selected out of the several agents who responded to her query with offers to represent her.
Bruce Nichols at the Free Press preempted an emerging auction among six publishers for Abigail Adams by University of Richmond history professor Woody Holton; agent Jim Hornfischer sold North American rights.
- PW: Rightscenter.com Inks Deals; Gears Up for Fairs
"That's private; it's none of our business what publishers and agents transact on the site.
- PW: Hot Deals
For them she is writing Real World Fitness for Teenage Girls: Fun and Innovative Ways to Getting Fit, Looking Good and Feeling Great, and agents Dean Williamson and David Vigliano of David Vigliano Associates have sold it for six figures to Diane Reverand at HarperCollins's Cliff Street imprint
- Hot Deals
Witte bought North American volume rights only, from agent Peter Miller at PMLA, and hopes to publish late next fall or the following winter.
Beth Wareham at Scribner has acquired world rights to First Big Crush, a memoir by Wine Spectator's Eric Arnold of his year working at Allan Scott Wines & Estates in New Zealand; agent Robert Lescher made the deal....
- Children's Job Moves: August 2021
Tracy Marchini has been promoted to senior literary agent, from literary agent.
- Farewell to Phedre: PW Talks with Jacqueline Carey
My agent has access and tremendous passion.
Putnam's Sons before becoming an agent at Paul R.
- Hot Deals
The agent is Kim Witherspoon....
- Chasing Headlines
(Full disclosure: I was the agent for this book.)
- Canadian Publishing 2015: PRH Canada’s Physical Consolidation Makes The Merger Complete
Now that PRH Canada is under one roof, others in the industry have expressed concerns that this monumental merger will mean fewer bids for authors and agents looking for a home for their titles.
- Bologna 2018: Photos from the Fair
Dealmakers and scouts gathered at the Literary Agents Center to talk international trends.
- Fall 2019 Flying Starts: Joowon Oh
Oh knew she needed an agent, but this was not the book she wanted to write.
- Spring 2014 Flying Starts: Brandy Colbert
I sent my book to lots of agents, but nothing worked out.