- Evanovich Re-Ups With Random House
Gina Centrello, president and publisher of RHPG, as well as Libby McGuidre, at BBD, bought world rights from Peter Evanovich, the author's son and agent.
- News Briefs: Week of December 10, 2012
\tHachette Implements New E Agreements \tHachette Book Group’s new e-book agreements are now being adopted by its e-book agents.
- Job Moves: January 14, 2014
\tDara Hyde has joined the Hill Nadell Literary Agency as an agent, working out of the company's Los Angeles office.
- Gallt Agency to Become Gallt and Zacker
Senior agent Marietta Zacker, who joined the agency in 2008, has become a partner, and the agency will now be known as Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency.
- Australian Authors Start Online Marketplace
If a publisher, scout or agent is interested in an author’s work, they email the ASA and they will connect them directly to the author or illustrator.The pilot program, which launched on July, 19, focuses on adult fiction, poetry, and short stories.Three children's and young adult
- Morrow's Million-Dollar Moves
And Morrow imprint chief Joann Davis has signed medium/spiritual healer Rosemary Altea's next book in what Davis described as a "major seven-figure deal" negotiated by agent Joni Evans.
- A Chinese Sensation
That's what agent Barbara Zitwer ran across on a recent vacation in China.
- Short Takes
The little-known story of the first Native American baseball star, Louis Sockalexis, who played for Cleveland around the turn of the century, will be told in An Indian Summerby Brian McDonald, for which world rights (excluding Japan) have been sold by agent Jane Dystelto Stephane Tadaat Rod
- Barron to Join William Morris Agency
He will be the first African-American agent in the 58-year history of the agency's literary department.
- Short Takes
The agent was Mel Berger at William Morris; publication is next spring.
- Short Takes
The deal was made with agent Laura Dail.
- Vigliano Reacquires His Agency
Vigliano said he was "grateful for all I have learned from AGI’s constellation of superstar agents."
- Court Upholds Decision in Lampack V. Grimes
In the latest ruling, which focused on literary agent Peter Lampack's attempt to get royalties on a novel by former client Martha Grimes, the court upheld the lower court decision against Lampack.
- ICM, Helen Brann Form Succession Plan
“Helen is smart, has great agenting skills and is a pro,” said Newberg.
- Digital Book World By the Numbers
$1.3 billion: Estimated consumer spending on e-books in 2011 83: Percentage of executives who said their company is capable of handling the digital transition 63: Percentage of executives who said their company has a plan to handle the digital transition 19: Percentage of book buyers likely to b