- Spring 2008 Flying Starts: Padma Venkatraman
“My agent told me that John was 'her toughest editor' and I thought of him as my varsity coach,” the author says with admiration.
- BEA 2013: Dianne Dixon: From TV to Novels
By the time she got out of the theater she had missed six calls from her agent.
- Fall 2012 Flying Starts: Rachel Hartman
It wasn’t easy: she says that several agents told her the equivalent of “You write beautifully.
McGrath Strikes Twice About 12 hours after receiving it, Scribner's Sarah McGrath preempted a debut novel by 27-year-old Aryn Kyle titled The God of Animals; agent Denise Shannon sold North American rights for significant six figures.
- Tantor Media: More than Audio
–based company among agents, which was one of the aims of moving into the print market.
- News Corp. to Acquire Morrow, Avon from Hearst
"Obviously, it's a matter of concern, particularly to those authors and agents with books at Morrow and Avon, whose editors are likely to bear the brunt of it," she said.
- Hollywood Reader
This week: A producer still has the Lovely touch and another film agent turns author.
- London Book Fair: Americans MIA
Dozens of personnel from smaller and independent houses canceled their trips as did numerous agents.
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Sam Pinkus.
Crown's Shana Drehs bought North American rights to ICM talent agent Margaret Marr's debut novel, Hollywood Girls Club, in a "significant two-book deal" from Andrea Barzvi, also at ICM.
- Deals: Week of 9/13/10
Agent Sandra Dijkstra brokered the deal, and Small is again working with his coauthor Gigi Vorgan.
- Spring 2011 Flying Starts: John Corey Whaley
Ultimately social media played a key role in finding an agent.
- Weltgeist in Frankfurt
The agent center was quiet but not silent before lunchtime, when you could actually sometimes buy sushi or salads at the stands.
- Religion Book Deals: August 2016
Conari Signs A SwimmerChristine LeBlond, senior acquisitions editor at Red Wheel Weiser's Conari Press imprint, brokered a world rights deal with agent Jane Dystel of Dystel and Goderich for Sarah Seidelman's Swimming with Elephants.
- Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, August 13, 2014
ACFW also will present awards for authors, publishers, agents, editors, and mentors at its annual gala.