- Job Moves: December 20, 2010
Agent Deborah Grosvenor is re-establishing the Grosvenor Literary Agency, which she ran for 10 years prior to joining Kneerim & Williams.
- PW Events Listing: L.A. Bookwoman Conference on Book Publishing
What: An all-day event featuring a series of workshops and panels on topics including new self-publishing models, developments in digital publishing (e-books and book apps), new social media book marketing strategies, and pitching to literary agents and producers.
- Wells Arms Leaving Bloomsbury Kids to Start Agency
One couldn’t ask for better qualities in an editor or agent.”
- Knopf to Publish Sotomayor Memoir
Sonny Mehta, Knopf chairman and editor-in-chief, acquired world rights, including pre- and post-publication serial rights, English-language and translation rights, and audio and electronic rights, from literary agent Peter W.
- Scholastic Signs on for 'Five Nights at Freddy's'
Scholastic plans to publish a series of young adult novels based on the videogame franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s, under license from developer Scottgames, in collaboration with its licensing agent, Striker Entertainment.
- NYT's Boyd Doing a Memoir
His book was signed with lawyer/agent Robert Barnett at Washington's Williams and Connolly firm and will be published in 2005.
- Return of 'Round-Heeled Woman'
The deal for world rights was made with Juska's newly acquired agent, Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at William Morris, and Random's Clare Tisne has already sold it in the U.K.
- A Plea from Whitman
Loose bought North American rights in Whitman's book from agent Gail Ross and will publish in 2005.
- The Missionary Impact
He bought world rights from agent Kris Dahl at ICM, and will publish in hardcover in fall 2003.
- After 'Fargo,' a Coen Canon Expansion
Six publishers were involved in the auction conducted by agent Anthony Gardner.
- PW: Hot Deals: Septuplets Saga
Agent Wes Yoder negotiated the two-book, six-figure world-rights deal.
- Lindsey Switches to PB Press
It was negotiated with agent Aaron Priest by Pocket Books publisher Judith Curr and Pocket publisher Louise Burke.
- Barker Novel to Ecco
U.S. rights are currently being auctioned, with agent Carole Blake reportedly entertaining several bids.
- World Almanac Launches Licensing
Martin's, has been published since the 1860s and continues to appear on bestseller lists each October with the release of annual editions, according to Craig Kalter, president of Marathon Projects, The World Almanac's licensing agent.
- Asahina: An Inside Story
Agent in the North American rights deal was Suzanne Gluck at ICM, and Asahina's editor will be another former Broadway colleague now at PP, executive editor Lauren Marino.