- 2018 Pannell Award Winners Announced
., in recognition of “its outstanding service to authors, children, and the community.”This year’s winners were chosen by a committee of publishing professionals, including Brenda Bowen, literary agent at Sanford J.
- Open Road, HarperCollins Back in Court
Buchwald held that a clause, inserted by agent Curtis Brown in the 1971 contract, which encompassed digital technologies “now known or hereafter invented” was “sufficiently broad to draw within its ambit e-book publication."
- Ursula Le Guin Debuts Online Fiction Workshop
She will only discuss the craft of writing, and will not answer questions about autobiography, self-publishing, finding an agent or the like.
- PW: Hot Deals: What Happened to Sonny?
Baker -- 9/7/98 The January Vanity Fair article by contributing editor Nick Tosches on the life and mysterious death of former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston caused a flurry of interest in publishing circles -- interest that was capitalized on by his agent, Russell Galen of Scovil Cich
- Novels Launch Menaker at HC
From agent Maria Massie at Kim Witherspoon Associates he bought a second novel by Lucinda Rosenfeld, whose What She Saw he had published at Random.
- Matalin Jumps In
The deal, reportedly for around a million dollars, was made with ace Washington agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly, and the book is set for hardcover and audio next May.
- ...As will Robert Hellenga
The Delta trade paperback, especially popular in reading clubs, has sold steadily, to the tune of about 125,000 copies to date, said Hellenga's agent, Henry Dunow.
- Marilyn-Jackie 'Letters' as Novel
Martin's Press, just bought from London-based agent Ed Victor.
- Rabbi's Book a Labor of Love
It begins with Hyperion president Bob Miller introducing a rabbi, Irwin Kula, head of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, to agent David Black to explore the possibility of him writing a book.
- Helen Honig Meyer, 95
She continued to work as a consultant and literary agent, and is also a past director of the AAP.
- PW: Cochran Project G s to Doubleday
Doubleday editor Shawn Coyne and agent Russ Galen negotiated the Doubleday/Anchor hard/soft deal.
- Wiley to Publish Learning Annex Line
Ken Achity, who agented the deal, is working with Wiley and the Learning Annex instructors to translate the courses into book form.
- Craig Virden Dies
Since then he cofounded the Lookybook Web site, and recently joined his wife as a literary agent at the Nancy Gallt Agency.
- Rodeen Literary Open for Business
Children’s book agent Paul Rodeen, who learned his craft as assistant to George Nicholson at Sterling Lord Literistic for three years, before opening an SLL Chicago satellite office four years ago, has opened his own literary agency.
Harris Up at ICM ICM agent Sloan Harris has been named to the post of co-head of publications, a title he will share with executive v-p Esther Newberg.