- PW Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs
Beth Phelan, agent at Gallt & Zacker Literary AgencyAuthor A.
- Hot Deals
The author expanded it into a book of ruminations, which Harper San Francisco bought from Chicago agent J Durepos (for a low five figures) and published last spring.
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- A Magical Start for 'The Wonderling'
The agents asked for the partial and read it overnight.The next message Gates sent to editors who had expressed an interest in Bartók’s novel was a stunner: those CAA agents loved the story and sent the partial to filmmakers.
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Agent was John Ware....
- Q & A with Ashley Herring Blake
How do you handle being an agent, author, and editor?
- True Crime 2021: What Makes Them Tick?
“They weren’t making much progress since none of the agents had any expertise,” Burgess says.
- Sarah Penner Tells a Tale of Poison
Her first historical novel was rejected by 130 agents.
- FSG Wins Aerotropolis
No agent, and pub date is fall 2007....
- Discover a Publisher: TrineDay
That book sold over 2 million copies in Europe before we got it, and this guy’s agent was the agent for Dean Koontz, he had access to everyone in American publishing.”
- Digital Book World: Debating E-Rights Issues
For years now agents have been crowing that the royalty rate on e-books, which has remained at 25%, is too low.
- BEA '99: The Hollywood/Book Embrace
He is part of a "we" that, along with executives from such agencies as CAA, ICM, William Morris, Renaissance, UTA and Brillstein-Grey, plus other independent agents, serve as co-agents to represent literary agents' clients' works to Hollywood.
- Perseverance, Advocacy, and Passion: The 2020 Kweli Color of Children's Literature Conference
The panelists expounded upon what the process of getting an agent was like, as well as what agents and editors look for in prospective projects.
- YA Comes of Age
“In spite of what is said about reading in our country, we have an audience that is constantly hungry for content,” says agent Barry Goldblatt.
- Bologna 2015: The Hunt for Something 'Special'
“I thought it was a refreshing fair,” said agent Jill Grinberg of Jill Grinberg Literary Management.