- Job Moves: September 26, 2012
At ICM, Kristyn Keene and Kari Stuart have been promoted to agent.
- $700K for 'Shopping'
\t\tA proposal for a book on retailing titled The Science of Shopping, by consultant Paco Underhill, who with his company Envirosell has worked with, among other companies, Waldenbooks, was the subject of a heated auction conducted by Writers' Representatives
- On Submission: Fuhrman on Foster
Rumor has it that his proposal for such a book, shopped by agent Lucianne Goldberg, will hit publishers' desks on Monday.
- 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
- Job Moves: February 23, 2012
Jen Linnan, formerly an associate agent at Sanford J.
- 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.
- Tracking Amazon: Kennedy Book Rises Amid Press Coverage
Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir (Gallery Books) by Clint Hill, the Secret Service agent assigned to Jacqueline Kennedy who became very close friends with her, has seen great success on both lists.
- 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.
- 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).
- Return of Tama Janowitz
It was senior editor Diane Higgins who bought the book, called Peyton Ambrose, for North American rights from agent Betsy Lerner at the Gernert Company, and plans to publish it next fall.
- Job Moves: February 20, 2014
MacGregor Literary has hired Holly Lorincz as their newest literary agent.
- Job Moves: September 3, 2013
\tDonald Winchester will join Watson, Little Ltd. as a literary agent, effective October 1.
- Megibow Launches Agency
Literary agent Sara Megibow is parting ways with Nelson Literary Agency to launch Megibow Literary Agency in Denver, Colo.
- 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."
- Tracking Amazon: The Next Big Self-Pub Success Story
Young's agent, Lauren E.