- Cosmo's White in New Deal
Warner chief Maureen Egen and Sara Ann Freed of Mysterious Press, who is White's editor, made the North American rights deal, a "very major" one, with West Coast agent Sandra Dijkstra.
- Another Kellerman Heard From
Chris Pepe at Putnam/Berkley paid a healthy six figures for North American rights to his first two novels to agent Liza Dawson.
- New Setting for Diamond
The deal, for North American and first serial rights, was made with agent John Brockman.
- Doubleday Buys New Krakauer
Bill Thomas and Vintage/Anchor's Marty Asher jointly bought world, first serial, audio and book club rights from agent John Ware.
- Imminent: Diana's Butler
Kept under wraps until the last moment by the Penguin Group for security reasons, Burrell's book was signed some months ago by Putnam president Carole Baron for world English rights with Curtis Brown agent Ali Gunn.
- Good Weather for Barbecuing
Todd bought world rights from the star's lawyer/agent, Alfred Geller.
- PW: Someone Had to Do It
The book is from packager/agent John Boswell, who was also behind Villard's 350,000-plus-seller OJ's Legal Pad.
- Now 'The Rules' Goes Online
Agent Mary Tahan at Clausen, Mays & Tahan sold world rights in the book at auction to Pocket Books senior editor Mitchell Ivers.
- Whitehead Expands at Doubleday
It was a North American rights deal signed with Nicole Aragi, her first as an agent on her own.
- Viking Wins Hot Brit Novel
In the end it was Viking's Pam Dormanwho prevailed here, with a preemptive offer for U.S. rights to Jennifer Joel at ICM, working for U.K. agent Toby Eady.
- PW: 'The Green Mile' Meets 'The Firm'?
-- 11/10/97 That could be the high-concept pitch of first novel The Innocent by 33-year-old Vincent Zandri, just sold by agent Jimmy Vines to Dell editor Jacob Hoye in a two-book, mid-six-figure deal.
- Faith and Writing Fest Gearing Up
The biannual conference brings together writers, readers, editors, agents, and publishers who are interested in the intersections of faith and writing.
- 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest Winners Announced
The finalists of the contest were selected by a panel (which included literary agents, established authors and book editors), and then the winners were chosen, from among the finalists, by Amazon customers.
- Job Moves: July 23, 2010
Regal Literary has hired Michelle Andelman as a children’s book agent.
- George Edward Stanley, 1942-2011
., and had taught adults to write since 1965.Stanley’s longtime agent, Susan Cohen of Writers House, said, “George was the most positive person I know in publishing.