- PW: Princess Books Get Published Through 1999
SMP editor Calvert Morgan negotiated the rumored six-figure deal with ICM agent Mitch Douglas and stresses this won't be a "hasty, exploitative cut-and-paste biography, but a serious work that will take a full year to research and write."
- Life of Kristofferson
Miller signed the book from Coast agent Amy Rennert for world rights and aims to publish in fall 2005, with the house's Leslie Wells editing.
- Short Takes
In addition, LUP has appointed Troika to handle British sales and DA Information Services as exclusive agents in Australia and New Zealand.
- On the Ball
As Hyperion notes in its press material for David Halberstam's The Teammates, "Before the days of free agents and six-figure salaries, major league sports were about allegiances to teams and camaraderie between teammates.
- Sterling Lord Veteran To Head Agency
Its other agents are Claudia Cross, Neeti Madan, George Nicholson, Jim Rutman and Charlotte Sheedy as an affiliate.
- Caleb Carr on Terrorism
Random House president and publisher Ann Godoff signed The Conquest of Terror for publication as soon as December, buying North American rights from agent Suzanne Gluck at the William Morris agency.
- Malcolm's Real Story
., translation and serial, from agent Elyse Cheney, one of her first solo deals after leaving Sanford Greenburger; Wolf plans to publish in 2009.
- Beyond 'The Pleasure Prescription'
Hunter House publisher Kiran Rana told PW that while he's disappointed he had to drop out early in the auction conducted by agent Jane Dystel, he is planning to do some other Pleasure Prescription tie-in books soon and is looking forward to the March 11 and 18 re-airing of a December
- Bloomsbury to Form U.S. Children's Division
Rowling's agent, Christopher Little, will continue to handle U.S. rights for future titles.
- Frankfurt Mulling Schedule Changes
The Frankfurt Book Fair is consulting with international publishers and agents about changing the schedule of the fair and so far has received a mostly positive reaction, according to press spokesperson Holger Ehling.
- The $35-Million Heist
She took it off the table with a "very significant" six-figure offer as agent Nick Ellison was preparing to auction it, with seven publishers interested.
- Publishing Industry People
Deneen, who was most recently a manager at Objective Entertainment, worked extensively in the film industry before becoming an agent, notably at the Weinstein Company and Dimension Films.
- PW: Tribune Co. Buys Lowell House
In addition to creating editorial product, Lowell will provide NTC with increased agent and author contact on the West Coast, noted NTC president Mark Pattis.
- Page to Screen: A Friendly 'Monster' & 'Autism, The Musical' Expanded
The project is in the early stages of development and Carlson said he's taking out sample chapters and an outline to both lit agents and producers.
- PhotoMania: BookExpo America 2009
Child Heroes Publishing's Harold Buchholz, Kids Comic-con founder Alex Simmons and B&N's Torsten AdairBEA attendees crowd the Diamond boothMore crowds check out the Image and IDW boothsDiamond Book Distributors's Kuo-Yu Liang (l.) and literary agent and legendary comics pro Denis KitchenNovelist