- 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."
- Edgar Winner Changes Houses
It was negotiated by agent Robert Gottlieb at Trident Media group with Morrow publisher Michael Morrison for North American rights.
- Authors Team for Kids' Book
It was bought for Hyperion Books for Children by editor Wendy Lefkon from agents Al Hart at Fox Chase (Barry) and Al Beckerman at Writers House (Pearson).
- Kerry Signs with Viking
It was Adrian Zackheim who signed the untitled book with Boston agent Helen Rees for world rights.
- Bible Women for Burnham at TM
Burnham paid six figures for world rights to agent Gail Ross.
- 2012 Self-Publishing Book Expo To Be Held October 27
This year's show will include speakers Mark Coker of Smashwords, Mark Levine, author of The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, and Goodreads' Patrick Brown; one-one-one agent pitches; one-on-one publicity brainstormings; 16 panels and lectures; and appearances by authors Darcie Chan, Barb
- Jerusalem Book Fair Fellowships Information
The Jerusalem International Book Fair American Advisory Committee announced today that the deadline for applications for its editor and agent fellowships for the 2013 Fair has been set for Monday, July 16, 2012.
- Job Moves: June 18, 2012
Two literary agents have joined WME's London office: Simon Trewin and Elizabeth Sheinkman.
- Dryden Joins Month9Books Advisory Board
Dryden also serves on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Board of Advisors and offers independent editorial and publishing consultancy services to writers, illustrators, agents, and publishers through drydenbks.
- Distribution: Continental & Behrman Add Clients
With an inaugural shipment of a large order for Confidential: The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon – Arnon Milchan by Meir Doron and Joseph Gelman, Behrman House this week became the U.S. distributor for Jerusalem-based Gefen Publishing House.
- S&S Offers Paperless Royalty Statements
The publisher, which streamlined its royalty process in February (among other things making the statement availabline online through its Agent Portal), is now offering authors the option of viewing all of their agency's statements that have been converted to the new format.
- Another Side of Tyson?
The purchase was from agent Chris Calhoun at Sterling Lord Literistic, and Hirshey hopes to publish in fall of 2003.
- Black Women Study Preempted at HC
HarperCollins editors Robert Jones and Gail Collins preempted a book on the emotional challenges faced by black women in America with a mid-six-figure, world rights bid to agent Todd Shuster at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth.
- 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