- Short Takes
He bought North American and first serial from agent Jay Mandel at William Morris; it's a book, said Pepper, that sees Judaism as currently divided beyond repair between religious and secular approaches, and offers a solution.
- 'Scariest' Thriller for Morrow
Conaway bought world English, and is expecting strong interest at the London Book Fair--as is the agent for translation rights, Maja Nikolic.
- 'Ring' Sequels to New Publisher
Now he has written Loop and Spiral, two sequels, and agent Jimmy Vines, in cooperation with the author's Japanese agent and publisher, has sold them both here to a new house in New York specializing in translations of Japanese bestsellers.
- Big Money for Slaughter
Her agent, Victoria Sanders, made her a multimillion-dollar deal with Random House U.K.
- Job Moves: April 28, 2011
Kathyrn Beaumont has been named an agent at Kneerim & Williams.
- Job Moves: October 28, 2011
Ira Silverberg is leaving the agenting world to work for the National Endowment for the Arts.
- London Book Fair 2012: Perseus Brings Argo Navis to the UK
Argo Navis, the digital distribution platform Perseus unveiled in 2011 for agented authors who want to work with their representation to self-publish titles, has launched in the U.K.
- Hachette Book Group Implements New E-book Terms
\tHachette Book Group's new agreements are now being adopted by its e-book agents.
- Job Moves: February 22, 2011
Michael Harriot has also been named an agent at Folio; he was previously at Sanford Greenburger.
- Religion Update: Academic Publishing 2009
To provide a detailed picture of the state of academic publishing in what has been a challenging year, PW assembled multiple voices at four “round tables” for editors, marketing execs, reference editors and agents.
- Diggs Joins Literary Agency
Diggs told PW that she was "starting fresh" as an agent, and was looking to bring in authors that will appeal to a multicultural audience.
- More on Sheedy Departure from SLL
After filing a lawsuit against Sterling Lord Literistic seeking at least $128,000, agent Charlotte Sheedy has established new contact information.
- Short Takes
The world rights sale, in the mid six figures, was made by agent Bob Barnett....
- Job Moves: March 2, 2012
Meredith Kaffel is joining DeFiore and Company as an agent.
- Howard Dean Steps Up
Geoff Kloske will edit it for trade paperback, and it was acquired by publisher David Rosenthal from agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly, the politicos' book agent of choice.