- First Annual PubSmart Conference Set for Charleston
This is really a terrific opportunity, and one where all of us – writers, editors, agents, publicists, and more – will all come away learning something new about the various publishing venues available today,” said Jeff Kleinman, one of the founders of Folio Literary Management.
- Richard Nash Joins Byliner Staff
In his new role, Nash will work to add more content to Byliner—it has more than 30,000 stories on the site now—dealing directly with publishers, media brands and agents.
- Galley Talk: 'The Accident' by Chris Pavone
Literary agent Isabel Reed has just read the last page of an astonishing manuscript by an anonymous author; as an old hand in the publishing industry, she knows just how explosive this exposé of a longtime media giant, and of the CIA, is going to be As we hurtle through a singl
- Politics & Prose
Senior editor Bill Thomas acquired the book from agent Esther Newberg for a reported six-figure advance.
- Grub Street Student Lands Two-Book Deal
She was represented by Alice Tasman of the Jean Naggar Literary Agency, whom she met at Grub Street’s annual Muse and the Marketplace Conference, where students submit excerpts of their manuscripts to agents.
- 'Pi' Team Combines on Debut Novel
The agent-editor pairing that brought us Yann Martel's bestselling Life of Pi have joined again to bring to the U.S. another startling first novel by a young Canadian writer.
- PW: Technology Nets Cash
In an auction conducted by agent John Brockman, Viking's David Stanford turned out to be the somewhat surprising top bidder -- reportedly to the tune of $420,000 -- to acquire Kevin Kelly's New Rules for the New Economy.
- Fund-raiser Set for Sept. 25
Martin's Press, in collaboration with agents Barbara Lowenstein and Madeleine Morel.
- Auction for Dolley Madison
It was agent Christy Fletcher at Carlisle & Company who made the sale; Harper and Morrow were underbidders.
- Short Takes
Gibson got world English rights from agent Stuart Krichevsky....
- Obituary: Lynn C. Franklin
Literary agent, scout, and memoirist Lynn C.
- Rogers Wins LBF Acheivement Award
Literary agent Deborah Rogers has been named the winner of the London Book Fair's 11th annual Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing.
- A Peek at the May 24 'PW'
Agents react to the J.A.
- Job Moves: September 18, 2013
\tWilliam Callahan has rejoined InkWell Management as an agent.
- Job Moves: November 28, 2012
\tSamantha Dighton has joined D4EO Literary Agency as an agent, based in Washington, D.C.