- Spotlight on Kevin O’Brien
After Kensington acquired the rights to publish Only Son in the U.S. and Canada, O’Brien and his agent went on to sell the film rights, as well as book club rights to Reader’s Digest.
Awesome Debut David Poindexter at MacAdam/Cage has acquired world rights to Jack Pendarvis's first novel, Awesome, from agent Paul Bresnick; Karan Mahajan will edit.
- At Book Passage, It's More Than Just a Conference
For an additional $95, attendees can have one-on-one consultations with authors, editors or agents.
- Deals: Week of 7/5/2010
The title will be HCI's lead book for spring 2011 and, agent Karen Gantz Zahler claims, an inspirational tale.
BRANDT & HOCHMAN LITERARY AGENTS Bill Contardi has joined the firm as literary agent.
- Less Is More
Agents aren't clear on who buys what, for one thing.
Courtney Hodell at FSG has acquired North American rights to Adam Phillips's More or Less from agent Amy Rennert on behalf of the U.K.'
- Deals: Week of 3/28/11
Burnham acquired North American rights to both novels from agent Jean Naggar.
- Two Wins for Avery
Martin's acquired world rights in a deal with Speaker's International Inc. through agent Lynne Rabinoff; the paperback of Hate is due out from SMP in January....
The project is called Sweet Relief; literary agent Joe Veltre will soon be submitting to publishers.
- Fall 2019 Flying Starts: Brittney Morris
Slay received overwhelming #PitMad attention, and from there, Morris queried some agents who had expressed interest, as well as a short list of dream agents that included Quressa Robinson at the Nelson Literary Agency.
- Can There Be Book Deals Without Meals?
We’d gather our coats and bags and wits and head out to meet with agents and authors at restaurants where reservations had been scheduled two, three, six, or eight weeks in advance.
- Deals: Week of May 28, 2012
Clark Closes Two-fer Agent William Clark, of William Clark Associates, closed two deals last week.
Education & Motivation Agent Ted Weinstein accepted a six-figure bid from Broadway's Charlie Conrad to conclude an auction for world rights to Richard Whitmire's Boy Troubles: Rescuing Boys from Their Academic Slide.
- Global Kids Connect 2017: Publishers Tackle Hot Topics
Grinberg, meanwhile, advocated for increased collaboration and more transparency between publishers and agents, since that relationship is so often seen as adversarial.