- Job Moves: May 16, 2014
She was previously senior agent, Random House Speakers Bureau.
- Obituary: Jack Scovil
Jack Scovil, a literary agent for more than 40 years, died February 23.
- New Book by 'Paris 1919' Author
DeMenil bought U.S. rights from agent Emma Parry at Carlisle & Company, acting for the author's London agent, Caroline Dawney at Peters Fraser & Dunlop, who controls world rights.
- Six Figures for Kids' Book at RH
The sale was made by rights director—turned—agent Nancy Gallt, who first heard about the book, Norbert No-Bottle, at Frankfurt last fall, when U.K. agent Clare Conville sold U.K. rights to Harper.
- Hot New Writer Takes Less
Halpern, who found it encouraging that author and agent would take less for what they saw as the right imprint, hopes to publish in spring 2003—by which time there'll have been another fiction issue of the magazine, and probably more fireworks.
- Fiction Debut by Aussie Ex-Con
The editor discovered book and author, Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, at a writers' conference in Sydney and signed it up with agent Joe Regal, representing the author's Australian agent Jenny Darling.
- Australian Trilogy Won by Riverhead
The book sale was made by agent Joseph Regal at Russell & Volkening, acting for Hearn's Australian agent, Jenny Darling.
- Florida Cop as Debut Novelist
., Canadian and open market rights from agent Peter Rubie and aims to publish in the spring, with a Berkley paperback to follow a year later.
- Job Moves: January 8, 2014
\tShannon O'Neill, has been named agent at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin.
- Writers House Signs with Argo Navis
Under the Argo Navis arrangement the author is the publisher of his or her titles and the agent is the liaison to Argo Navis.
- PB on Thriller Binge
She bought world rights, with an audio option, from agents Damaris Rowland and Steve Axelrod.
- Author's Wife Did His Deal
Agent and editor therefore cleared it with his wife, Erika de Vasconcelos, also a well-known author, and Ricci, finally reached by shipboard phone, was pleased to ratify it.
- Perry: A New Hero for Five Books
The deal was negotiated with agent Donald Maass, acting on behalf of Perry's London agent, Meg Davis at MBA, who holds movie and translation rights, and is even now lining up a British sale.
- O'Connor Bio to Pocket
The book, on which world rights were bought from agent John Wright, is virtually complete, and Pocket plans to rush it out for this fall.
- HarperCollins Acquires New Amy Tan Novel
In the U.S. the deal was negotiated by Daniel Halpern, president and publisher of Ecco, and by Tan's agent, Sandra Dijkstra of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.