- Short Takes
The untitled collection was bought from agent Bonnie Nadell at the Frederick Hill Bonnie Nadell agency, and publication is planned for 2004....
- Short Takes
Now executive editor Charles Conrad at Broadway has bought world rights to a book by novelist Maria Flook, a Cape Cod neighbor of the slain woman, from agent Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman, and hopes to publish in fall 2003....
Golomb Nabs Stein Anna Stein joins the Susan Golomb Literary Agency with the title of agent and director of foreign rights and contracts.
- Kensington Bingeing on Romance
The agent on this deal, also world rights, was Aaron Priest.
- Print Ahead for FBI Spy
Simpson case and Woodward and Bernstein of Watergate fame, and was signed with agent Jane Dystel.
- Richard Nash Joins Byliner Staff
In his new role, Nash will work to add more content to Byliner—it has more than 30,000 stories on the site now—dealing directly with publishers, media brands and agents.
- First Annual PubSmart Conference Set for Charleston
This is really a terrific opportunity, and one where all of us – writers, editors, agents, publicists, and more – will all come away learning something new about the various publishing venues available today,” said Jeff Kleinman, one of the founders of Folio Literary Management.
- Job Moves: January 6, 2011
Korn was most recently a literary agent with DeFiore and Company.
- B&N Will Stock Amazon Publishing Titles, With Caveat
To read the full account of how booksellers and agents are looking at Amazon Publishing, click here for the PW story.
- 'Pi' Team Combines on Debut Novel
The agent-editor pairing that brought us Yann Martel's bestselling Life of Pi have joined again to bring to the U.S. another startling first novel by a young Canadian writer.
- Politics & Prose
Senior editor Bill Thomas acquired the book from agent Esther Newberg for a reported six-figure advance.
- Short Takes
Gibson got world English rights from agent Stuart Krichevsky....
- PW: Technology Nets Cash
In an auction conducted by agent John Brockman, Viking's David Stanford turned out to be the somewhat surprising top bidder -- reportedly to the tune of $420,000 -- to acquire Kevin Kelly's New Rules for the New Economy.
- Grub Street Student Lands Two-Book Deal
She was represented by Alice Tasman of the Jean Naggar Literary Agency, whom she met at Grub Street’s annual Muse and the Marketplace Conference, where students submit excerpts of their manuscripts to agents.
- Galley Talk: 'The Accident' by Chris Pavone
Literary agent Isabel Reed has just read the last page of an astonishing manuscript by an anonymous author; as an old hand in the publishing industry, she knows just how explosive this exposé of a longtime media giant, and of the CIA, is going to be As we hurtle through a singl