- Pynchon Comes to E
The deal was negotiated by Pynchon's wife, literary agent Melanie Jackson.
- News Briefs: Week of November 3, 2014
Vigliano Sells AgencyLiterary agent David Vigliano has sold his company, Vigliano Associates, to Y Entertainment Group.
- Job Moves: September 23, 2013
Greenburger Associates as a literary agent.
- 'Blood Ties' Takes Red House Prize
U.S. rights, which are held by agent Rosemary Canter, have not yet been sold.
- 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.
- Short Takes
World rights were bought from agent Lisa Swayne; Merloyd Lawrence will edit the book for her own imprint.
- Obituary: Pauline de Margerie
De Margerie was responsible for the French paperback publication of a great many American titles, working with American agents, editors and scouts.
- 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.
- Collins Agency in New Partnership
Collins said Williams will take over the scouting activities, while Collins develops an agenting operation.
- Job Moves: February 20, 2014
MacGregor Literary has hired Holly Lorincz as their newest literary agent.
- Singapore Novel to Norton
It was a two-book deal for world rights in Breaking the Tongue, about the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in WWII, and another book, made with agent Brettne Bloom at Hill & Barlow.
- Frankfurt Fair Personnel Shifts
In addition, Riky Stock, director of the German Book Office in New York, will add managing the Literary Agents and Scouts Centre (LitAg) at this fall’s fair to her role.
- 2014 Frankfurt Fellowship to Focus on Children's, YA
Founded in 1998 to mark the 50th anniversary of the fair, the fellowship program aims to support "information exchanges and networking, while enhancing the professionalism of international publishers, editors, agents and licensing personnel."
- 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.
- 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.