- Court Denies Random Bid to Block Rosetta E-books
Authors, agents and lawyers need to look at every contract."
- Aspiring Authors Attend WriteOnCon Conference--at Home
“I used the forum to great effect as an agent,” she says.
Agent Richard Pine brokered the deal....
- PW: Hot Deals
The agent was Howard Morhaim.Lower Bids Sometimes WinSuch was the case in a recent auction held by agent Jane Dystel for a book by Dr.
- How #PublishingPaidMe Exposed Racial Inequities
PW reached out to dozens of literary agents, authors, and editors to ask.
- O'Connor Bio to Pocket
The book, on which world rights were bought from agent John Wright, is virtually complete, and Pocket plans to rush it out for this fall.
- Short Takes
Freimuth beat out four other publishers in an auction conducted by agent Victoria Sanders.
- Florida Cop as Debut Novelist
., Canadian and open market rights from agent Peter Rubie and aims to publish in the spring, with a Berkley paperback to follow a year later.
- Inside an L.A. Street Gang
Pearlman, author of Infidelity, established a close rapport with Simpson that shows in the book, say both editor and agent.
- Kirsten Hall Launches Agency
Literary agent Kirsten Hall is launching a new company, Catbird Productions, which will package books for publishers, as well as operate as a boutique literary agency for children’s book author/illustrators, with an emphasis on previously unpublished authors/ illustrators.
- Job Moves: January 4, 2013
\tWilliam Boggess has joined Barer Literary, LLC as an agent.
- Obituary: Jack Scovil
Jack Scovil, a literary agent for more than 40 years, died February 23.
- Job Moves: January 8, 2014
\tShannon O'Neill, has been named agent at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin.
- Perry: A New Hero for Five Books
The deal was negotiated with agent Donald Maass, acting on behalf of Perry's London agent, Meg Davis at MBA, who holds movie and translation rights, and is even now lining up a British sale.
- Hot Pursuit of Author
Editor and agent were both so gratified that they called "Deals" separately to stress their enthusiasm about the new relationship.