- Building Better Monsters: PW Talks with Maureen Callahan
He benefited enormously, and this is something even agents on this case didn’t know before: serial killers often learn from the good guys.
- Publishing Industry Mourns the Death of Rachel Held Evans
We are proud to be the publisher of several of Rachel Held Evans’ books, and our thoughts are with Dan and their children.”Rachelle Gardner of Books and Such Literary, who worked as Evans’s agent, reflected on the author’s “strong mind and her bravery in calling out injustice” in a statemen
- Children's Job Moves: April 2019
Books.Nicole Geiger, founding publisher of Tricycle Press, has joined Full Circle Literary as an agent.
- Highlights Exits the Book Business
“As Boyds Mills & Kane, we are committed to working closely with our talented authors, illustrators, and agents, and to continuing our mission of creating amazing books for kids, young adults, and kids-at-heart.”The decision, representatives from Highlights said, "reflects an increased
- Book Deals: Week of April 29, 2019
Editor Kishani Widyaratna acquired the U.K. and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein, in association with Renee Zuckerbrot at Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- Is Aging a Disease?: PW Talks with Louise Aronson and David Sinclair
Rather than targeting ailments one at a time, as we do now, researchers are developing agents that lower the risk of many diseases as well as age-related conditions, including frailty.
- Ask the Editor: What to Look for in an Editor?
They are clear about what they expect from you (their fees, preferred method of communication, deadlines) and what you can expect from them (a professional manuscript ready to be submitted to agents).Where to you find these top editors?
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: April 2019
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 102 self-published titles below.
- Has Stephen Chbosky Written Another Generation-Defining Novel?
I’m always fishing around for books for this column, and, at the National Book Awards ceremony in November, I was sitting next to agent Eric Simonoff, who told me: “Imaginary Friend.”
- Obituary: Sharon Hancock
Agent Steven Malk called her “one of the best ever.”
- The Mystery Writers Have Their Night
Klinger’s Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s (Pegasus Books); that volume contained five full novels, including Earl Derr Biggers’ House Without A Key, featuring Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan, who was created at a time when racism against that community - and others- was rampant
- Q & A with Rebecca Solnit
But I felt like it had come out pretty well, so I sent it to Frances Coady, my agent.
- Licensing Hotline: April 2019
Little Bee Heads to Riverdale Little Bee has acquired the rights to publish children’s books tied to the world of Archie Comics.
- Religion Book Deals: April 24, 2019
Tentatively titled The Gathering Table and scheduled for publication in October 2020, the book will feature photography and tips on how to intentionally gather loved ones for celebrations of every day life, according to agent Blythe Daniel of The Blythe Daniel Agency, Inc., who represented the auth
- Q & A with Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox
But, I think Heather really gave me the courage to actually go for it and send work out to try to find an agent.