- Hyperion's Hot Moves
\t\tHyperion publisher Bob Miller was the million-dollar winner in an auction conducted by agent Carol Mann for a book based on a news-making 25-year-followup of children of divorce by Judith Wallerstein, co-author of the bestselling Second Chances and
- A Peek at the June 21 'PW'
Agents in Canada discuss the importance of naming a new Penguin Canada president in the wake of the David Davidar debacle, and the founders of Yummly offer their goals for the recipe site.
- E-Reads Reissues Harlan Ellison Backlist
\tE-Reads, the digital publisher headed by agent Richard Curtis, is reissuing over 30 works by fantasist Harlan Ellison.
- 'What Makes a Children's Book Great?' Conference Set
This inaugural event will bring together top children’s and YA editors, agents, authors, media, and publishing professionals (including Richard Robinson and David Levithan) in the run-up to BookExpo America.
- Cooper Starts Publishing Consulting Firm
He will be working with publishers and literary agents with e-book programs to acquire digital content, and with business authors and companies to develop print and digital properties.
- Hachette Moves Toward E-Book Agreement
Now, Hachette has released a statement on the issue, saying: "Hachette Book Group is engaged in productive discussions with e-book distribution agents to conform our agreements to the terms of the settlement, and do not anticipate disruption of sales of our e-books."
- Rocking the Casbah at BookExpo 2019's Publishing Parties
It’s always wonderful to see the stars of publishing—writers, editors, booksellers, agents, publicists, reporters, and everyone else who makes this business work—getting together and getting down.
- Huge Four-Book Deal for Deaver
A multimillion-dollar deal (with no one saying how many) for four new books by bestselling thriller author Jeffery Deaver was put in place at Simon & Schuster by David Rosenthal and agent Deborah Schneider at Gelfman & Schneider.
- Hungry Ocean Author Back
The agent for all this is Stuart Krichevsky, who sold Schwalbe North American rights in the pair.
- Daniel Silva's New Deal
\t\tPleased by the success of the author's first effort, The Unlikely Spy, Villard publisher David Rosenthal has signed Daniel Silva to another two-book deal to add to his current $1.5 million, two-book deal, both negotiated by agent Esther
- A Female Tiger?
Carswell negotiated the deal directly with Sorenstam's IMG agent/ manager, Mark Steinberg, and plans a summer 1998 publication.
- Fleischer Tells His Tale
She bought world rights from agent Bob Barnett at Williams and Wilkins, and plans to publish the book, which is untitled as yet, early in 2005.
- Tom Mori Memorial
\t\tA memorial tribute to the late Japanese agent Tom Mori will be held on Tuesday, December 1, at 5.30 p.m. at the Fourth Universalist Society, 160 Central Park West (at 76th St.), New York City.
- Scribner To Publish 'Call of Sedona' in July
Scribner senior editor Shannon Welch, who will edit the book, acquired world, electronic, and audio rights from literary agent Bob Silverstein of Quicksilver Books.
- Megibow Launches Agency
Literary agent Sara Megibow is parting ways with Nelson Literary Agency to launch Megibow Literary Agency in Denver, Colo.