- BEA 2013: Literary Ethics for Reviewers
\tSimonoff provided an agent’s perspective and brought up issues surrounding the importance of who receives a particular assignment.
- Global Kids Connect: A Star-Studded Party
Capping the conference was a party for PW’s just-published Children’s Starred Reviews Issue; many local authors and illustrators whose books were featured in that issue were in attendance, along with many publishers and agents.
- Religion News Briefs: July 8, 2020
The finalists, listed alphabetically, are: editors Jocelyn Bailey, Kelsey Bowen, and Robin Patchen; agents Linda Glaz, Tamela Hancock Murray, and Cynthia Ruchti; mentors Chautona Havig, Lisa Jordan, and KyLee Woodley.
- James King Wins Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
He found out about the contest through a literary agent’s Web site and said, “I thought at least it would be a great opportunity to get some reviews.”
- Religion Book Deals: July 14, 2021
The book, agented by Rachelle Gardner of Gardner Literary, is scheduled to be published in fall 2022.Brazos also announced that Beaty has acquired world rights to Erin Jean Warde’s tentatively-titled Awakening to Sobriety, set to be released in spring 2023.
- This Week's Bestsellers: August 23, 2021
“Coulter does her usual fine job of building suspense by shifting between the parallel narratives” involving FBI agent Lacey Sherlock and her husband, fellow agent Dillon Savich.
- Frankfurt Book Fair: Trident's Gottlieb Charges European Publishers with Collusion
At least one American agent thinks so.
- Ask the Editor: When to Stop Revising
If she thinks it’s ready to send to your agent, or to send out to prospective agents, then it probably is.If you have a question for the editor, please email Betty Sargent.Betty Kelly Sargent is the founder and CEO of BookWorks.
- Short Takes
Talking of Ed Victor, his diet book The Obvious Diet, which helped the burly agent lose 30 pounds in six months, was bought at auction by Arcade's Jeannette Seaver, who took U.S. rights from Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown U.K.
- A Putin Biography Secretly Lights Up Frankfurt
The book, which is forthcoming from Riverhead, presented a challenge for agent for Elyse Cheney, who was trying to sell foreign rights to the title, without compromising the safety of her author.
- Short Takes
Pam Krauss got world English rights in a book called Eat It Raw by supermodel Carol Alt, about the benefits of extreme vegetarianism; Laura Dail was the agent.
- PW: Hot Deals: A Michael Connelly Movie Soon?
On the basis of just a 37-page proposal, Renaissance agent J l Gotler, working on behalf of Connelly's agent, Philip G.
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Barbara Lowenstein.
- PW: Powerful Media Start-Up Eyes Book Industry
The editor of Inside.com's Books section is Sara Nelson, formerly with Oxygen.com and a cofounder of the AOL and Web-based book information site Book Report.The Book Tracker database will be searchable in a variety of ways and will track 15 categories of data, including agent, editor a
- Short Takes
CAA's Sally Wilcox made the deal on behalf of literary agent Wendy Weil.