- Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case
In a joint amicus brief this week, the Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives threw their support to a group of seven publishers seeking a preliminary injunction barring their works from inclusion in Audible’s Captions program.In the brief, the authors and agent groups accuse
- A New Era Dawns at Canada's Dundurn
Many key staff had left, authors and agents were justifiably worried, and the staff members that remained had become demoralized in the months leading up to the sale.A lot of folks in and out of the company asked me what my plan was.
- Jenn Baker, PW Superstar, on Diversity in Publishing
Who are the agents?
- Book Deals: Week of September 23, 2019
Brown, a correspondent for the Atlantic, is joining a group of scientists—their trip is slated for early 2020—who are, Brown’s agent, Stacia Decker at Dunow, Carlson & Lerner, said, “racing to complete a geophysical map of Antarctica—allowing us to predict when the continent’s glaciers will
- What American Agents Will Be Selling at the Fair
Aevitas Creative Management2030 AD: Thriving After the End of the World as We Know It by Mauro GuillenU.S. publisher: St.
- Frankfurt Book Fair Gets Back to Business
“I know even five minutes can be important for the agents.
- Submittable Comes of Age
Agents also use the platform to better filter and manage query letters and writing samples.In addition to connecting writers to publications, Submittable offers convenient revenue-building opportunities for publishers, whether it’s through collecting submission fees, accepting donations, or selling merchandise to writ
- Katrine Engberg Brings Danish Noir to Scout Press
Cantor also says that Engberg was wonderful to work with: “She’s lovely, warm, unpretentious, and was so responsive to editorial suggestions”.Engberg’s agent, Federico Ambrosini, inherited the author in 2016.
- PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons From a Faith-Based Publicist
Other sessions include “Discoverability: Retail Strategies in a Time of Transition for Christian Publishing,” “A Marketer’s Lesson on How to Serve Diverse Audiences,” and “Lessons from Literary Agents in the Christian Sphere.”The sessions explore each topic from multiple angles and offer valuable insight that
- DOJ Files Suit to Seize Proceeds from Snowden Memoir
Among the remedies it seeks, the DoJ is asking for damages for any proceeds Snowden has already received, as well as a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction “freezing all assets in Macmillan’s possession relating to Permanent Record that belong to Snowden or his agents, assignees, or
- Author-Tested Middle Grade Marketing Tips
It doesn’t have to be fancy, but it should have basic information—your bio, book info (including release dates/buy links), agent’s contact info, publicist’s contact info, social media links, and a way to reach you directly (email or form).I think of my website and social media
- Book Deals: Week of September 16, 2019
Set in an X-Men-like world where a small group of people born with special powers are demonized for the threat they pose to the “normal” population, book one follows a federal agent, to be played by Will Smith, who tracks and kills so-called Brilliants.
- Remembering Susan Kamil
Another agent once called me to ask if I had any advice for her on how to get Susan to stop editing a manuscript.
- Article by Caroline Calloway's 'Ghost Writer' Making Rounds in Hollywood
In an interview with the New York Times, when asked if she'd been approached by agents, Beach said she had been, but is "trying to take it really slow."
- The Actor Tackles Politics with Poetry: PW Talks with John Lithgow
After a rousing response from the audience, Lithgow’s literary agent—Aevitas Creative managing partner David Kuhn—suggested that the actor write an entire book of political verse.