- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- It's Back: Infamous O.J. Book Has New Publisher
Simpson's infamous If I Did It, a spokesman for the agent told PW exclusively.
- Rostan Named Partner at Levine Greenberg Rostan
“I am so very lucky to have gotten my start in agenting here and to be in a position to continue to grow the business and serve our tremendous list of clients…This is an exciting step, and I look forward to doing more of what I love.”The agency's new website will be lgrliterary.
- Short Takes
Lou Cinquino at Rodale preempted with a high five figures for world rights from Coast agent Jodie Rhodes.
- Self-Published Black Writers Soar
This naturally caught the attention of an agent, Sara Camili, who in turn sold it to Pocket Books senior editor Tracy Sherrod as part of a two-book deal that includes a second novel called The Heatseekers.
- Records, Racers on Hyperion Docket
The other deal, made with agent Mark Reiter, is for a memoir by Lyn St.
- 'NY Times' Books Beginning
This was a North American rights buy from agent David McCormick at Collins McCormick, for publication in fall next year.
- Husband Hunting, Indian Style
The book was preempted in the Netherlands, and Rhodes has had numerous European offers; co-agent Jenny Meyer will be discussing them in Frankfurt.
- New Owner for Candlemark & Gleam
After the transition is well established, we'll open back up to receiving agented and un-agented manuscript proposals, although we don't have a timeline for this at present."
- Perseus Expands Argo Navis Team
Formed last year, Argo Navis will handle digital distribution and marketing for authors who want to self-publish titles and who are represented by established agents.