- PW Google Panel to Air on C-SPAN
The panel was held at the Random House offices in midtown Manhattan, and moderated by PW features editor Andrew Albanese, with Oxford University’s Evan Schnittman, Google’s Chris Palma, and literary agent and digital publisher Richard Curtis participating.
- Job Moves: January 21, 2011
Paul replaces Julie Just, who left the Times in October to become an agent at Janklow & Nesbit.
- Comings and Goings: August 29, 2011
Jill Kramer, the former editorial director at Hay House, is now a literary agent with Waterside Productions (WatersideAgentJK@aol.com); and is also a freelance writer/editor (email@example.com).
- Steinberg, Kern Join Foundry
Foundry Literary + Media has hired Peter Steinberg as an agent, and Richie Kern as the agency's new director of filmed entertainment.Previously of the Steinberg Agency, Steinberg's clients include Alicia Silverstone (The Kind Diet), Brad Watson (The Heaven of Mercury, a nominee for th
- Unwin Forms New Agency
\tBritish literary agent Jo Unwin has set up a new, eponymous, agency in the U.K., working with established outfit, Rogers Coleridge and White.
- Publisher Has Own Novel
Stern bought North American rights from agent Nina Collins at Collins/McCormick and will publish in winter 2005.
- 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.
- Short Takes
Witte preempted for world rights from agent James Levine and plans to publish next spring.
- Hot Deals: Live From Dell
Dan Strone at William Morris was his agent for the deal.
- Bush Adviser Gets Her Book
Executive editor Pam Dorman bought her proposal for world rights from D.C. agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly, and aims to publish in 2004.
- A Peek at the July 12 'PW'
The relatively quick appointment of a successor to David Davidar brings relief to Canadian agents and Penguin execs, interviews with the parties found.
- Einstein and Thompson to Take Over LJK Literary
In the wake of Larry Kirshbaum's announcement that he will be taking the top publishing job at Amazon Publishing, two of the agents at his literary agency, LJK Literary Management, are stepping up to take the reigns there.
- First Novel from Pulitzer Playwright
The deal was made with agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at William Morris.
- A Prisoner in Baghdad
HarperCollins executive editor David Hirshey preempted the book with a strong six-figure bid to agent Flip Brophy at Sterling Lord Literistic and plans to publish next spring.
- Building the Pentagon
World rights were bought from Washington agent Rafe Sagalyn.