- Grupo Planeta Is Relaunching U.S. Publishing Division
-based publishing program closed in 2008 after operating for eight years.Pera, who most recently served as the editorial director of the Vintage Español imprint at Penguin Random House and as a literary agent at the Wiley Agency, will build a new publishing program, though details about when
- In Brief: September 30, 2021
.), a theater agent on the team at WME and daughter of Feiwel and Friends publisher Jean Feiwel, posed with Matt Stine, the son of noted author RL Stine after he won a Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for Moulin Rouge, for which Alex Timbers also won a Tony for Best Direct
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“My film agent was having conversations with producers,” McManus recalled.
- Frankfurt Book Fair Expands On-Stage and On-Screen Program
Seventy tables have been booked at the Literary Agents and Scouts Center, with numerous other professionals opting to pay for single-day use workstations, a new hot desk concept Frankfurt has introduced this year.In-person participation in the fair will be more modest than in previous years, with
- CAA to Acquire ICM
ICM's roster of noted literary agents includes Esther Newberg, Amanda Urban, Rafe Sagalyn (who had been the principal at Sagalyn Partners), Jennifer Joel, and Alexandra Machinist.
- Indie Presses Have to Partner Up
We accept unagented and agented submissions, with each subjected to meticulous screening, but ultimately offer a wide pool of authors access to publishing expertise.
- Publishing in Canada 2021: Jen Albert on Speculative Fiction in Canada
Polk, Fonda Lee, and Silvia Moreno-Garcia—usually find their success with American agents and at American or U.K. publishers.Short speculative fiction, on the other hand, is flourishing in Canada, and it is diverse.
- For American Agents, It’s Another Year of Managing the Frankfurt Book Fair from Home
This time around she and her colleagues reserved time in early September to meet exclusively with their co-agents, saving their time early in October for meetings with international editors.
- Frankfurt Book Fair Preview 2021: More Than 40 Countries Will Have National Stands
It is important for us to meet with as many agents and publishers as possible to promote our literature.”Nopi Chatzigeorgiou, international book fair coordinator for the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, runs the stand promoting Greece.
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The same could be said of agencies and agents.
- Frankfurt Book Fair Preview 2021: The Show Must Go On
—Greg Brandenburgh, associate publisher, Hampton Roads PublishingMichael Seidlinger is a freelance writer in New York City.Below, Read More About Frankfurt Book Fair Preview 2021:Frankfurt Book Fair Preview 2021: More Than 40 Countries Will Have National Stands More than 40 countries are hosting national stands
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Uhle was pleased that Norton Young Readers eagerly embraced the I, Witness series when agent Steve Malk proposed the project to publishing director Simon Boughton.
- Dohle Promises Competitive Bidding
Agents and authors have been concerned that, once the S&S purchase is completed, there will be fewer major players able to acquire big-ticketed titles.
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“I very much want to continue doing this at Knopf,” she said.Knopf bought North American rights to The Quiet Tenant in June in what Michallon’s agent, Stephen Barbara of Inkwell Management, described as a “lively ‘best bid’ auction.”
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This is a book about women whose voices have been stripped of identity by their doctors, and I thought, this is so relevant, so powerful in this cultural moment.”Casey says Tasman is “everything you want in an agent.