- Putnam Acquires Two More Paretsky Novels
Putnam’s Sons executive editor Christine Pepe negotiated the deal with Paretsky’s longtime agent, Dominick Abel, for North American, audio and e-book rights.
- Hazelden Joins Harvard Medical School for 'The Almost Effect' Series
Sid Farrar, the executive editorial director at Hazelden Publishing, was the acquiring editor, and Linda Konner agented the deals.
- TV's Russert on Fathers and Sons
It was signed for world rights by Miramax senior editor Susan Mercandetti, along with executive v-p Devereux Chatillon, from agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly.
- SF Earthquake Novel
Editorial director Jay Schaefer bought U.S. and Canadian rights in 1906 by true crime author and novelist James Dalessandro from agent Peter Miller at PMA, for publication in hardcover next spring.
- PW: Hot Deals: A Sale to Sale
- Preempt for British TV Writer
Editor-in-chief Brian Tart, who will edit, talks of its "clever plotting, smart characters and shocking ending," and U.K. agent Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown has already sold it on preempts in Britain and Germany, with deals closing in Italy and Holland.
- PW: NYU Panel to Look At Euro Market
The conference, held under the auspices of NYU's Center for Publishing, will include Peter Mayer; Richard Charkin, new CEO of Macmillan London; John Sargent; agent Georges Borchardt; Knopf rights director Carol Janeway; and Bertelsmann Books Online chief executive Chip Austin.For information,
- Job Moves: January 22, 2014
Sherman was previously an agent at FinePrint Literary Management.
- Last Chance for Mission to Cuba
Forty high level American publishing executives from publishing, distribution and literary agencies will travel to Cuba for five days of programming, cultural events and interaction with approximately 50 Cuban publishers, distributors and agents.
- Cold Comfort at Hyperion
Editor-in-chief Will Schwalbe bought North American rights to her next from agent John Ware at his own agency, for publication in 2003.
- Weil in Nonbook Rodale Deal
Steve Murphy, Rodale's president and chief operating officer, announced the partnership, which was signed by Weil's agent, Richard Pine at Arthur Pine Associates, and Rodale's Tami Booth, saying he was delighted to welcome "this inspiring author and trusted teacher."
- The Kingsolver Diet
Karten signed for North American and audio rights with agent Frances Goldin.
- Beaufort Rushing Jodi Arias Book
\tSkoloff and Hoffner, covered the trial for the AP and their book was originally released earlier this month by Waterfront Digital Press (which was founded by literary agent William Gladstone).
- Job Moves: February 14, 2011
At the Carolyn Jenks Literary Agency, AnnMarie Monzione has been promoted to associate agent.
- Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree
., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013.