- Hot Deals
Two misspelled agents' names, by mishearing and typo, in recent columns: Dan Mandel (not Mendez) and Chris Crane (not Crano).
Beth Wareham at Scribner has acquired world rights to First Big Crush, a memoir by Wine Spectator's Eric Arnold of his year working at Allan Scott Wines & Estates in New Zealand; agent Robert Lescher made the deal....
- Simon Pulse Acquires YA Novel Inspired by 'Black Panther'
Realizing that her tale resonated with the publishing industry’s gatekeepers, she then decided to query in the traditional way her “dream list” of a handful of agents, including Robinson, whom she selected out of the several agents who responded to her query with offers to represent her.
- PW: Rightscenter.com Inks Deals; Gears Up for Fairs
"That's private; it's none of our business what publishers and agents transact on the site.
- PW: Hot Deals
For them she is writing Real World Fitness for Teenage Girls: Fun and Innovative Ways to Getting Fit, Looking Good and Feeling Great, and agents Dean Williamson and David Vigliano of David Vigliano Associates have sold it for six figures to Diane Reverand at HarperCollins's Cliff Street imprint
- Hot Deals
Witte bought North American volume rights only, from agent Peter Miller at PMLA, and hopes to publish late next fall or the following winter.
Bruce Nichols at the Free Press preempted an emerging auction among six publishers for Abigail Adams by University of Richmond history professor Woody Holton; agent Jim Hornfischer sold North American rights.
- RH Films Debuts
Mostly Gethers is acquiring the traditional way: book agents are selling to Random House, and film agents are selling to RH Films.
- A Self-Publishing Story
I learned that I must first find myself a literary agent.
- Two Debuts for Nelson
-Mexican border in its natural beauty, lethal reality and political complexity; agent E.
Pietsch, who acquired world rights in a preempt from agent Lydia Wills, plans to publish in 2008.
- A New Kind of Conference for a New Kind of Author
Where do other people like editors, agents, and publicists fit?
- London Book Fair 2013: Young, Debut Authors Fetch Big Advances
The Miniaturist, which is set in 17th century Amsterdam, is being represented by the agent Juliet Mushens at The Agency Group.
- Viking Preempts Queenan
Really via agent Lorin Rees, who sold world rights.
Pantheon's Jenny Jackson bought North American rights to a second novel by AmandaBoyden via agent Rob McQuilkin.