- APA Launches New Conference
According to an APA announcement, this event was designed to allow publishers to meet with agents and subsidiary rights representatives in a more "cost effective and time efficient manner."
- A Switch for 'Nerd' Author
Enderlin won an auction run by agent Maureen Walters at Curtis Brown for the books, which will be published initially in paper, with the third moving to hardcover.
- Barron Joins Mensa Agency
Manie Barron, the first African-American agent in the literary department of the William Morris Agency, is leaving to join the Claudia Mensa Literary Agency.
- Edgar Winner Changes Houses
It was negotiated by agent Robert Gottlieb at Trident Media group with Morrow publisher Michael Morrison for North American rights.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Another Side of Tyson?
The purchase was from agent Chris Calhoun at Sterling Lord Literistic, and Hirshey hopes to publish in fall of 2003.
- HMH Signs Collection Celebrating Boston
The title is schduled for October 1, and will be edited by literary agent Andew Blauner, who has an eponymous firm.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Kerry Signs with Viking
It was Adrian Zackheim who signed the untitled book with Boston agent Helen Rees for world rights.
- Einstein, Thompson to Split
Susanna Einstein and Meg Thompson, of the Einstein Thompson Agency, have announced that they will be parting ways and forming their own agencies.In an announcement about the move, the agent said the decision was mutual and amicable.
- Klein Deadline
Nominations must include a letter from the author, publisher or agent, with supporting letters from five authors with whom the editor has worked, plus a list of books edited.