- The On-Sale Calendar: September 2019
September 3Cold Storage by David Koepp (Ecco, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-06-291643-3). 500,000 copies.
- BookCon 2019 in Photos
.): author David Henry Sterry, Just Us Books co-founder Cheryl Willis Hudson, winner Alexis Ferguson, and literary agent Arielle Eckstut.Cosplaying fans meet author Brigid Kemmerer, who was signing her new novel, A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Bloomsbury).
- Rocking the Casbah at BookExpo 2019's Publishing Parties
It’s always wonderful to see the stars of publishing—writers, editors, booksellers, agents, publicists, reporters, and everyone else who makes this business work—getting together and getting down.
- ALA Annual Division Watch
., partnered with ninth through 12th-grade English and history teachers and the principal in an effort to help students become agents of change.
- TaleFlick Opens Adaptation Marketplace
“We're not an agent and we're not a publisher.
- Dutton Will Drop Linda Fairstein
Her agent, ICM Partners, has also dropped her, Deadline reports.Correction: This article initially described When They See Us as a documentary series; it is a drama.
- Rights Report: Week of June 3, 2019
Beverly Horowitz at Delacorte has acquired Julie Buxbaum's novel The Side Door, about Los Angeles prep school student Chloe Wynn Berringer, who knee-deep in the misery of the college applications process when FBI agents arrive at her door to arrest her B-list-celebrity mother in connection with
- Fantasy and Reality: PW talks with Jasmine Guillory
So I emailed my agent.
- BookExpo 2019: Reese Is the Word
"We work primarily through established agents and scouts," said Neustadter.
- NYRF 2019: Film Scouts Talk Trends
The amount of money that these companies are giving directly to authors for their content is life-changing.”Sanders agreed, but also celebrated the role of film scouts and co-agents in making any piece of content come alive for a producer or studio executive—driving these major deals.
- BookExpo 2019: Star Watch Celebrates Five Years
“Honoring those people who are innovating and improving the industry, and inspiring their colleagues infuses publishing professionals everywhere with renewed vigor,” he adds.Each year, judges from PW, the American Booksellers Association, and the Frankfurt Book Fair select honorees from hundreds of nominees who rep
- BookExpo 2019: Holly M. McGhee Adds Dimension to Listening
Is your head awhirl at BookExpo as you juggle your author and literary agent personas?
- NYRF: Secrets of Bestselling Translations
“International editors and scouts have been looking more and more toward what will be published in other languages besides English, said Marleen Seegers, owner and foreign rights agent at 2 Seas Agency.
- BookExpo 2019: Tochi Onyebuchi Channels Rage and Hope
“It shows that it’s not enough to have diverse authors—you also need agents, marketing, and editors who will understand and relate.
- BookExpo 2019: Mac Barnett’s Creative Hat Trick
My agent, Steve Malk, and I both have a deep interest in the history of picture books, and one day we were talking about Brown, and the idea came up of doing a picture book biography of her.