- Frankfurt Ups and Downs
PW tracked the project to new Paris agent-packager Susanna Lea, who was promoting it worldwide.
- Frankfurt Rides Again (Despite Everything)
"We knew in advance that the location of the place was ridiculous," one experienced agent confided.
- PW Select: Self-Publishing Payoffs
His first book received rejections from more than 60 publishers, agents, and editors.
- Book Deals: Week of October 23, 2017
Agent Eric Smith at P.S.
- Spring 2018 Flying Starts: Elizabeth Lilly
Lilly says the agent told her it was the “best revision she’d ever seen.”Multiple publishers made offers.
- Calling Out Sherman Alexie
A famous author is often perceived (rightly or wrongly) as a gatekeeper to editors, agents, and publishers.
- London Book Fair 2017: A Few Novels Gain Buzz Amid Restrained Deal-Making
(Agent Robert Caskie, at Caskie Mushens, represents the author.)
- Run Rabbit Run
In the summer of 2016, I began working with an agent at Writers House.
- Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?
Without an agent, it was difficult to get the backing of a publisher, and without a publisher it was nearly impossible to get books into physical bookstores, where most readers discovered and purchased books.
- Good Advice
Sulay Hernandez at Touchstone Fireside bought world rights to Deborah Owens's A Purse of Your Own via agent Regina Brooks.
- ThrillerFest Sets Record
Successfully landing an agent is almost always a challenging task in the writing world but ThrillerFest alum, and a presenter this year, Jamie Freveletti is an example that it’s not impossible to land an agent during the frenetic AgentFest.
- BookExpo America 2010: The Changing DIY Ethos
Konrath’s Cinderella story was compared with Matthys, who self-published after her agent failed to sell her book in two years, and Murnane, who failed to get an agent, self-published, and is now signed with Amazon’s publishing unit AmazonEncore (which is also releasing Konrath’s lastest
- New Era for Penguin Canada
The immediate question for agents is how long Bryan will take to familiarize himself with Canadian publishing.
- Book Deals: Week of February 11, 2013
Carle did not use an agent in the deal.
The author/illustrator’s Little Santa, and two other books were acquired by Lauri Hornik, president and publisher at the imprint, from agent Holly McGhee at Pippin Properties.