- Moore Goes to Warner
He signed with Time Warner Trade Publishing chief Larry Kirshbaum, who did the deal with agent Mort Janklow.
- Prohibition Story, for Book and TV
The eager buyer was Scribner publisher Susan Moldow, who signed for North American, audio and first serial rights with agent Liz Darhansoff at Darhansoff & Verrill—part of the deal being an arrangement whereby the book will form the basis for one of award-winning TV documentary maker Ken Burns'
- PW: Hot Deals: HarperCollins Acquires Book on Asia Nukes
Delbourgo bought the book after it was put on multiple submission by Bracken's agent, Kim Witherspoon, and says it will be "accessible and important."
- Fictional 'Page Sex' Bought
The agent was Donna Bagdasarian at Vigliano Associates.
- This Bell Is Ringing
This is Bell's second book featuring super agent Alexander Hawke, and the author is being compared to James Patterson and Clive Cussler.
- 'Pulpwood Queens' Heard From
Agent Marly Rusoff just sold her offspring to Warner's Amy Einhorn for U.S., Canadian and open market rights.
- Putnam Acquires Two More Paretsky Novels
Putnam’s Sons executive editor Christine Pepe negotiated the deal with Paretsky’s longtime agent, Dominick Abel, for North American, audio and e-book rights.
- Hazelden Joins Harvard Medical School for 'The Almost Effect' Series
Sid Farrar, the executive editorial director at Hazelden Publishing, was the acquiring editor, and Linda Konner agented the deals.
- Faith and Writing Fest Gearing Up
The biannual conference brings together writers, readers, editors, agents, and publishers who are interested in the intersections of faith and writing.
- 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest Winners Announced
The finalists of the contest were selected by a panel (which included literary agents, established authors and book editors), and then the winners were chosen, from among the finalists, by Amazon customers.
- Job Moves: July 11, 2013
\tChristine LeBlond has rejoined Susan Schulman A Literary Agency as an agent.
- PW: NYU Panel to Look At Euro Market
The conference, held under the auspices of NYU's Center for Publishing, will include Peter Mayer; Richard Charkin, new CEO of Macmillan London; John Sargent; agent Georges Borchardt; Knopf rights director Carol Janeway; and Bertelsmann Books Online chief executive Chip Austin.For information,
- Job Moves: July 23, 2010
Regal Literary has hired Michelle Andelman as a children’s book agent.
- Short Order: April 4, 2011
Wizenberg’s agent, Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, sold world, first serial, and audio rights toS&S’s Trish Todd.
- 2011 Self-Publishing Book Expo Set for October
The show will feature a forum for aspiring authors to pitch their book ideas to agents, editors, and publishers, as well as one-on-one manuscrpit evaluations, in which professional editors will sit down with authors to assess their work.