- Obituary: Jack Scovil
Jack Scovil, a literary agent for more than 40 years, died February 23.
- Inside an L.A. Street Gang
Pearlman, author of Infidelity, established a close rapport with Simpson that shows in the book, say both editor and agent.
- 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.
- Short Takes
Freimuth beat out four other publishers in an auction conducted by agent Victoria Sanders.
- Kirsten Hall Launches Agency
Literary agent Kirsten Hall is launching a new company, Catbird Productions, which will package books for publishers, as well as operate as a boutique literary agency for children’s book author/illustrators, with an emphasis on previously unpublished authors/ illustrators.
- Job Moves: January 4, 2013
\tWilliam Boggess has joined Barer Literary, LLC as an agent.
- Job Moves: January 8, 2014
\tShannon O'Neill, has been named agent at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin.
- 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.
- Hot Pursuit of Author
Editor and agent were both so gratified that they called "Deals" separately to stress their enthusiasm about the new relationship.
- Aragi Wins Maxwell Perkins Award
Literary agent Nicole Aragi has won the 2014 Maxwell E.
- Job Moves: May 16, 2014
She was previously senior agent, Random House Speakers Bureau.
- Amazon Publishing Speeds Up Royalty Payments
\t \tMost publishers tend to pay their authors on a six-month cycle, which is something authors and agents have long complained about.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Bad News on Oil
Horgan bought world rights from agent Al Zuckerman at Writers House.