- 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.
- Job Moves: February 22, 2011
Michael Harriot has also been named an agent at Folio; he was previously at Sanford Greenburger.
- '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.
- 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.
- '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.
- Hachette Book Group Implements New E-book Terms
\tHachette Book Group's new agreements are now being adopted by its e-book agents.
- 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.
- The Frankfurt Syndrome
Agent Ed Victor resold Sonny Mehta at Knopf a novel called Fan-Tan written jointly 30 years ago by the late Marlon Brando and author Donald Cannell.
- Appealing to Romance's Passionate Fans: Focus on Romance 2011
❤ Amazon Publishing had a booth at BEA, and we enjoyed meeting with agents and booksellers there.
- Deals: Week of 8/23/10
Wiley's Fiat Saga Agent Jane Dystel sold world rights to Jennifer Clark's Mondo Agnelli to Debra Englander at Wiley.
- PW: Hot Deals: War Du Jour
Three publishers participated in the auction conducted by Literary Group International agent Jim Hornfischer for The Nightingale's Song, by James J.
- MetaComet Debuts AuthorPortal.com
Agents can also provide publishers with immediate access to authors’ work, so they can focus on the deal itself rather than playing messenger.
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Dominick Abel.
- SF/Fantasy/Horror Notes
Agent, James Frenkel.
- Short Takes
Johnson's new novel, Dating Games, went to Geoff Kloske for publication next fall; the house has already done three of his books and bought this one for world English rights from agent Elaine Koster.