- Lit Agencies Call for Submissions from Muslim Writers
Agents involved in the call as of the issuing of the statement include: Laura Biagi of the Jean V.
- Job Moves: December 11, 2012
\tEmma Patterson and Emily Forland, formerly of the Wendy Weil Agency, will be joining Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents as agents.
- Job Moves: April 4, 2013
Monika Woods has joined as assistant literary agent.
- Soft Skull: Home to First Novels
The two books, on which agent and publisher are sharing translation rights sales, are P by Andrew Lewis Conn, a Phi Beta Kappa Cornell grad, now a filmwriter, whose book is a tribute to Ulysses and shares some of its structure; and The Long Haul by Amanda Stern, an actor/pl
- Obituary: Wendy Weil
\tLongtime agent Wendy E.
- ICM Adds More Partners
From ICM's publishing division, the new partners are agents Kris Dahl and Jennifer Joel.
- Job Moves: February 10, 2014
Adriann Ranta is now v-p and senior agent at the company, and Allison Devereux has been promoted to associate agent and foreign rights manager.
- Job Moves: June 26, 2014
Jennifer Laughran has been promoted to senior agent, and Jennifer Mattson has been promoted to agent.
- Argo Navis Adds Eight Lit Agencies
The Perseus Books Group's Argo Navis service, for authors who want to self-publish but have an agent, has added eight new literary agents as clients.
- Gluck Joins Walsh at Morris
The move was another sign of new dynamism at WMA, which was rattled last fall by two major defections: author Tom Clancy and senior agent and board member Robert Gottlieb, who took a number of clients and other agents with him to his Trident Media Group.
- Jill Corcoran Expands Into Adult Market
Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult market, has announced the addition of four new agents.Timothy Travaglini, the former director of children's acquisitions at Open Road, has joined the company as a litera
- Giles Gordon
Giles Gordon, the flamboyant British agent and author—who began as a publisher—died November 14, two weeks after a fall at his home that left him in a coma.
- Short Takes
Julia Serebrinsky at Harper's Ecco imprint preempted a new Canadian novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely , about a Jewish girl in prerevolutionary Russia, for a significant six figures from Canadian agent Dean Cooke.
- Green Tapped to Head Abrams Artists
Longtime literary agent Simon Green has been tapped to head the book and publishing division of Abrams Artists Agency.
- How Do You Say 'Deal' in Thai?
And forget the stuffy British stereotype: more sub-agents tell me they're steering business to U.K. publishers and agents because they're friendlier.