- Buzzed 'Deadmail' Goes to Doubleday
After we broke the news yesterday about a hot U.S. auction agent Molly Friedrich was coordinating at the Frankfurt Book Fair for Laurie Frankel's sophomore novel Deadmail, we have word that the title has been acquired by Alison Callahan at Doubleday.
- Job Moves: January 23, 2013
For Random House Speaker's Bureau, Jayme Boucher has been promoted to agent.
- PW Events Listing: L.A. Bookwoman Conference on Book Publishing
What: An all-day event featuring a series of workshops and panels on topics including new self-publishing models, developments in digital publishing (e-books and book apps), new social media book marketing strategies, and pitching to literary agents and producers.
- Claire Messud Moves to Norton
., Canadian, open market, and audio rights—was made by Norton v-p and executive editor Jill Bialosky with agent Sarah Chalfant of The Wylie Agency.
- Religion Book Deals: June 27, 2018
Illustrators for both books are to be announced, and Hendey didn't use an agent.
- Job Moves: May 12, 2014
Following the death of agent Deborah Rogers on April 30, Rogers Coleridge & White has appointed Gill Coleridge as chair to succeed Rogers.
- Frankfurt's LitAg Draws Record Numbers for 2014 Fair
Frrankfurt Book Fair officials announced today that registrations for the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) have set a new record.
- PW: Hot Deals: Septuplets Saga
Agent Wes Yoder negotiated the two-book, six-figure world-rights deal.
- Lindsey Switches to PB Press
It was negotiated with agent Aaron Priest by Pocket Books publisher Judith Curr and Pocket publisher Louise Burke.
- Barker Novel to Ecco
U.S. rights are currently being auctioned, with agent Carole Blake reportedly entertaining several bids.
- NYT's Boyd Doing a Memoir
His book was signed with lawyer/agent Robert Barnett at Washington's Williams and Connolly firm and will be published in 2005.
- Return of 'Round-Heeled Woman'
The deal for world rights was made with Juska's newly acquired agent, Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at William Morris, and Random's Clare Tisne has already sold it in the U.K.
- Asahina: An Inside Story
Agent in the North American rights deal was Suzanne Gluck at ICM, and Asahina's editor will be another former Broadway colleague now at PP, executive editor Lauren Marino.
- Stronger Link for TV Author
For when Burke landed as executive v-p and publisher at Pocket Books, she lost no time in renewing her offer to agent Ed Victor, though whether she paid anything like the original half-million dollars, deponent sayeth not.
- A Plea from Whitman
Loose bought North American rights in Whitman's book from agent Gail Ross and will publish in 2005.