- Stronger Link for TV Author
For when Burke landed as executive v-p and publisher at Pocket Books, she lost no time in renewing her offer to agent Ed Victor, though whether she paid anything like the original half-million dollars, deponent sayeth not.
- Job Moves: December 12, 2011
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management has announced the hiring of Morris Shamah as the agency’s new royalties director and junior agent.
- Job Moves: May 12, 2014
Following the death of agent Deborah Rogers on April 30, Rogers Coleridge & White has appointed Gill Coleridge as chair to succeed Rogers.
- Lerner Joins Gernert Company
\t\tBetsy Lerner has resigned as executive editor at Doubleday to join the Gernert Company as a literary agent.
- 'Bees' Author Will Be Back
The deal was made with agent Virginia Barber at the William Morris agency, and Dorman expects to publish next year; meanwhile Bees has been optioned for a movie by the producer of You've Got Mail, Lauren Shuler Donner, and has shipped more than 100,000 copies.
- Feynman Letters Bought at Basic
Hustad signed the major deal for the book with agent Melanie Jackson.
- PW: Hot Deals: NBCC Winner Takes Flight
- PW: $450,000 Buys 'Clean Underwear'
Tracy loved the proposal from Gannett-syndicated small business columnist Rhonda Abrams so much that he made the offer soon after agent Daniel Greenberg, of James Levine Communications Inc., messengered it over.
- Hot Deals: Forsyth in Hollywood
\t\tThat Frederick Forsyth novel bringing the Phantom of the Opera's story up to date, which agent Ed Victor has been shopping around for a good while, has finally landed in an unlikely spot.
- Frankfurt's LitAg Draws Record Numbers for 2014 Fair
Frrankfurt Book Fair officials announced today that registrations for the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) have set a new record.
- A Peek at the December 6 'PW'
Runners-up to our Publishing Person of the Year include Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum of Electric Literature, outgoing Wiley CEO Will Pesce, Stieg Larsson champion Sonny Mehta, Google’s Tom Turvey, literary agent/Odyssey Editions head Andrew Wylie, and the iPad.
- Red Fox Literary Opens for Business
This week agent Karen Grencik and editor Abigail Samoun officially launched their new venture, Red Fox Literary, an agency representing children’s book authors and illustrators and based out of Shell Beach, Calif.
- 'Emergency' for Comic Cho
Grau signed for North American rights with agent David Vigliano and will publish next year.
- 'Kite Runner' Author Back
Spiegel got U.S. rights only from agent Elaine Koster and, as before, other rights are being offered by Chandler Crawford for translation, David Grossman for the U.K. and Helen Heller for Canada.
- Big Deal for Seth Memoir
The sale, in a hotly contested auction, was made here by the author's agent in the U.S., Irene Skolnick.