- Comings and Goings: January 5, 2011
She will be working with agents and publishers to develop book projects, and helping new authors fine-tune manuscripts, proposals and picture book dummies.
- Job Moves: January 21, 2011
Paul replaces Julie Just, who left the Times in October to become an agent at Janklow & Nesbit.
- McCurdy Re-Joins Kensington as Editorial Director
"She has a great reputation with authors and agents"
- Boyle's Next: Off to Alaska
According to Slovak, who bought North American rights to Drop City from agent Georges Borchardt, it's one of the author's "strongest yet--a richly rewarding character study full of adventure and surprising twists."
- Building the Pentagon
World rights were bought from Washington agent Rafe Sagalyn.
- New Look at Lizzie Borden
Karp bought North American rights from agent Tina Bennett at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in 2005.
- Walsh Talks to God for PB Press
Neale Donald Walsh, whose Conversations with God series has been a huge hit for Riverhead, is moving to Pocket Books Press for his next two books, in a deal worked out by president Judith Kerr and agent Robert Gottlieb at Trident Medi
- Covey now at S&S and Golden
In this new deal negotiated by agent Jan Miller, Golden will publish The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families in October 1997 with a 500,000 first printing and has the first-look option on the next book.
- Kelly's First Deal
\t\tNew Morrow editor-in-chief Betty Nichols Kelly has acquired her first book with a reported $500,000 preemptive bid to agent Alex Smithline to publish Link, a first novel by 28-year-old screenwriter Walt William Becker.
- Ellen Came Out -- But Will Her Book?
Agent Mort Janklow is now shopping the book, with Morrow's Rob Weisbach (who signed up Ellen's first, My Point...
- Jill Saddles Up
A Passion for Horses was just bought for a "very healthy" six figures by Rodale's Stephanie Tade from agent Matthew Guma at Arthur Pine Associates.
- A Sequel from Rosenberg
It was a North American rights deal for seven figures, based on a detailed proposal by Rosenberg, and bought from agent Scott Miller at Trident Media Group.
- Enron Title with Informed Help
The executive editor of the house's Currency imprint, Roger Scholl, signed the book, tentatively titled Power Failure, from agent David McCormick at IMG, for U.S., Canada, open market and second serial rights.
- A Lot of Buzz for Molly Moon
Now the book has been won here at auction by HarperCollins's Alix Reid, who paid a "major six figures" to London agent Caradoc King at A.P.
- Park Avenue Stories
A book of short stories called Better Homes and Husbands by a first-time writer was the first major book rights sale for an agent better known for movie deals: Bill Contardi, formerly at William Morris and now working with Brandt &