- Francis Greenburger Now Shareholder in OR Books
., and the founder of the Catskill-based OMI Center for the Arts, which includes the writers residency Ledig House.Greenburger joins shareholders Peter Mayer, owner and publisher of Overlook Press and former CEO of Penguin Books; Don Linn, director of the University of Chicago Press Distribution Cen
- Morrow to Pub New, Authorized Agatha Christie Novel
Executive v-p of the imprint, Daniel Mallory, took world English rights to the book, with David Brawn at HarperCollins UK, from Acorn Productions Ltd (which oversees the Christie estate) and Hannah's agent, Peter Straus.
- Bloomsbury to Publish Memoir by Irish President
Agent Lynn Franklin, of Lynn C.
- Evanovich Signs New Deal with BBD
This deal, which is for a new series Evanovich will be writing with TV/film scribe Phoef Sutton, was done by Evanovich's agent, Peter Evanovich, and president and publisher of RH, Gina Centrello, with executive v-p of BBD, Libby McGuire.
- Michael Murphy Dies at 63
Michael Murphy, a former publishing executive and literary agent, died on October 19 after a short illness.
- Job Moves: January 22, 2014
Sherman was previously an agent at FinePrint Literary Management.
- Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree
., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013.
- Beaufort Rushing Jodi Arias Book
\tSkoloff and Hoffner, covered the trial for the AP and their book was originally released earlier this month by Waterfront Digital Press (which was founded by literary agent William Gladstone).
- Annual Children's Illustration Exhibit Opens
\t \tThe exhibit was founded in 1980 by illustrators’ agent and art director Dilys Evans.
- Obituary: Carl D. Brandt
\tLiterary agent Carl D.
- The Kingsolver Diet
Karten signed for North American and audio rights with agent Frances Goldin.
- Germany Still Paying Up
London agent Carole Blake made the deal for Blood Eagle and two other titles, and is looking for U.S. offers this week.
- Language of the Spirit
Albert Clayton Gaulden was a mentor to highly successful spiritual author James Redfield (The Celestine Prophecy), so it seemed only natural that Joann Davis, the editor who first published Redfield, should now, as an agent, be selling
- The PW Morning Report: Tuesday, April 6, 2010
A Look at Marvel's Promising iPad AppMarvel has big plans for its slick iPad app.A Writer Fights to Get Paid for His WorkSteve Almond takes on an agent and anthology editor over getting paid for his work, and wins.'
- Two-Book Deal for Self-Publisher
The deal, for a low six figures, was put together with Mary Yockey, a buyer for the Illinois-based Anderson's Bookshops chain, her first as a literary agent.