- Book Deals: Week of July 27, 2020
The Nature magazine editor draws, the agent said, “from his decades of publishing cutting-edge scientific discoveries to tell a gripping story, a tale of survival and persistence, illuminating the delicate balance within which life exists.”
- The Pandemic Pushed Publishing Into the Digital Realm. So What's Next?
In its place will likely be a more geographically and socially diverse author-agent-publisher ecosystem, enabled by a more expansive communications infrastructure as well as new collaboration and networking norms and tools adopted in response to the pandemic.A new study by Ithaka S+R of university presses
- With Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Next Novel, a Star is Born
Even after resubmitting new drafts in 2005 and 2008, multiple agents said no.
- Meet the Agent: Tanya McKinnon
A master’s degree in cultural anthropology from the New School came next, then a job as a foreign scout at Mary Evans Inc., where she spent nine years working as an agent.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: July 2020
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 149 self-published titles below.
- Religion Book Deals: July 22, 2020
Agent Jim Hart represented Gray and the title -- a tale of mysterious images appearing in a church's stained glass windows — is set for a Dec. 20 release.
- New ‘Festival of Licensing’ to Connect Global Licensors and Licensees Virtually
Up to 300 licensors and agents, regional and global, will have digital “booths,” a matchmaking service will facilitate pre-scheduled video meetings, and a chat feature will allow spontaneous communication.
- Spring 2021 Children's Sneak Previews
ABRAMSAbrams stands tall with Be a Tree!
- Children's Job Moves: June 2020
Saritza Hernández has joined as agent, and Jemiscoe Chambers-Black has joined as associate agent.
- Kidlit Distancing Socials Connect Community Through Weekly Webcasts
To help connect and motivate writers in the Covid-19 era, Laura Backes and Jon Bard, the Colorado-based husband and wife team that co-founded Children’s Book Insider, the Newsletter for Children’s Writers in 1990, have launched Kidlit Distancing Socials, a series of free weekly webcasts featuring ed
- Think Young: Christian Fiction Imprints Reach for Under-40 Readers
“I had an appointment with a literary agent at a conference, who told me I was too young to write the book I was pitching.
- Fall 2020 Children's Announcements: Publishers M-Q
Ages 4–8.Agent Moose Mysteries: Agent Moose by Mo O’Hara, illus. by Jess Bradley (Aug. 4, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-22221-3), launches a graphic-novel series about a moose who is a secret agent and his owl sidekick.
- Children’s Books for Fall 2020
Next, we speak with a number of editors and agents who are also published authors about juggling their professional and creative lives.
- Children’s Booksellers Plan for an Uncertain Fall
We love being agents of discovery.”The only catch is Berner cannot share the fall titles she is most excited about, because she is serving as a judge for this year’s Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature, which is given out by We Need Diverse Books.
- Children’s Writers Who Wear Multiple Hats
“My agenting always comes first,” he says.