- 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
- Winning Numbers
Good going for an author who spent 10 years sending her work off to agents (in a recent USA Today interview she noted, "I was rejected by every agent in New York at least four times").
- Those Enron Books Keep Coming
Conrad got North American rights on the book, to be co-written with Jennifer Reingold, formerly of Business Week, from agent Susan Ginsburg at Writers House.
- 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.
- Naples Named Publisher at Hachette Books
"Authors, literary agents, booksellers, librarians, and media will quickly sense the breadth and force of her publishing skills."
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- LBF Digital Conference: It's All About the Smartphones
And the agents in the room were worried about authors' income, with Ed Victor asking why publishers had to be dragged "kicking and screaming" into an acceptance of a royalty rate of 25% of receipts.
- Orphaned Phoenix Titles Picked Up By Counterpoint
Jason Anthony, an agent at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, is, for example, about to start shopping Aris Winger’s PhD’s Do The Math, which he sold to Phoenix in October 2009.
- London Book Fair 2011: NEWS BRIEFS: Monday, 4/11/2011
The agent was Peter Straus at RC&W and Weidenfeld has UK/Commonwealth rights.
- Hot Deals: Spinner and Spun
The book was agented by Isikoff's lawyer, Gail Ross.
- Subrights.com Closing
Publishers and agents never wanted a system for buying and selling rights in eBay fashion.
- Short Takes
Agent Brian DeFiore made the Morrow sale, and the movie deal on his behalf was done by Rob Carlson at William Morris....