- Rights Report: April 14
Ribar’s day job is assistant to agent Matt Bialer at Sanford J.
- Firsts in Fiction: Debut Fiction Spring 2012: Regina O'Melveny: A Poetic Renaissance
After a mismatch with an agent, she shelved the book for two years.
- Amazon Publishing Adds Over 1,000 Dorchester Titles
“This new relationship will enable the works of countless talented fiction writers to serve their established readers and reach new ones across the globe,” said Gregg Loomis, author of The Bonaparte Secret and whose agent, Chris Fortunato, had been one of the more outspoken agents about Dorche
- Children's Job Moves: November 2015
Kathi Gadow has been promoted to sales coordinator, online and digital sales; she was previously sales assistant.Sara Sciuto has been promoted to agent at Fuse Literary; she was previously associate agent.Allison Judd has joined Random House Children's Books as publicist; previously she was publicity
- London Book Fair 2012: Foundry Splits One Story into Two Books, Two Deals
In a bit of creative deal-making, agents Peter McGuigan and Stephen Barbara, at Foundry Literary + Media, closed two deals—for an adult novel and a YA novel—around a debut thriller that was initially submitted as a standalone novel.
- Terminal Florida Journalist Sells Memoir to HarperCollins for $2 Million
The Journal also reported that Spencer-Wendel was "recasting" the pieces as a book with the intention of pitching it to literary agents.
- London Book Fair 2011: NEWS BRIEFS: Monday, 4/11/2011
The agent was Peter Straus at RC&W and Weidenfeld has UK/Commonwealth rights.
- Randi Zuckerberg Self-Publishes 'Missy President'
Zuckerberg chose to self-publish the book in order to rush it out in time for the election, explained her agent, Andrew Blauner of the Blauner Books Literary Agency.
- Naples Named Publisher at Hachette Books
"Authors, literary agents, booksellers, librarians, and media will quickly sense the breadth and force of her publishing skills."
- Authors Seek Missing Payments from Foundry
Sources also indicated that some former agents of the firm may also be owed money.The Authors Guild has reached out on behalf of some of the injured parties and sources said that the problem appears to involve issues with an account that receives publisher payments and then pays them to authors.
- People: 7/6/2009
Groff, who’s worked as an editor at Crown, will be bringing in nonfiction projects as an agent.
- Mystery Notes
Keevers, a Chicago trial lawyer and one-time homicide detective ($25.95 214p ISBN 1-59414-074-X); while ex—FBI agent Max Austin investigates the murder of a rich contractor whose wife stands accused of the crime in Max Conquers the Cosmos, by Mark Bouton, a former FBI agent11/17/2003
- Short Takes
The agent for the North American rights deal was Ted Weinstein ....
- Fuhrman Wthdraws Vince Foster Proposal
\t\tPublisher Alfred Regnery calls it "ironic" and agent Lucianne Goldberg has called it "high school stuff."
- Subrights.com Closing
Publishers and agents never wanted a system for buying and selling rights in eBay fashion.