- Fall 2011 Flying Starts: Marie Lu
A firm advocate of value added by agents and editors, Lu advises all aspiring writers to find representation first.
- Roundtable Launches the Read Japan Project
In reality, there is no ‘literary agents’ in the Japanese publishing world.
- Can E-mails Be Binding in Publishing Deals?
Since the audio house did not have a signed contract from the agent for the audiobook, even after it was put on sale, the agent pressed for the title to be pulled from circulation.
Agent Rosalie Siegel sold world rights.
- Deals: Week of 5/3/2010
Agent William Clark, of William Clark Associates, brokered the deal.
- The Power of a Rave Review
“Several agents asked to see the manuscript, and within a week of sending it out, I had more than one offer of representation...I think the Critic’s Report might be what helped me finally garner the interest of agents,” Rubin said.
- In the #MeToo Moment, Publishers Turn to Morality Clauses
“The agents must find their cojones to stand up against this kind of control.
- Is Nikki Kelly Wattpad’s Next Big Thing?
But publishers, Kelly said, suffer from “vampire fatigue,” and agents don’t believe they can sell the work.
- Smaller Presses, Bigger Authors
Temple also thinks it's a reality that not all agents and authors have fully accepted.
- Open Road Launches Digital Distribution Service
\tOpen Road has formed a digital distribution service, Open Road Distribution, which will offer authors, agents and independent publishers the ability to digitize their entire catalogues of published books.
- Job Moves: June 4, 2012
Kirsten Hall has been promoted to managing agent at Bright Group International.
In a Book News story last week on a new memoir by former ambassador Joseph Wilson, we misidentified the agent who represented the title.
- Job Moves: April 11, 2013
\tLaney Katz Becker, previously at Markson Thoma and, before that, Folio Literary Management, has joined the New York-based literary agency Lippincott Massie McQuilkin as an agent.
- Job Moves: September 10, 2013
\tClaire Anderson-Wheeler has joined Regal Literary, Inc. as an agent.
- Job Moves: July 22, 2013
\tDan Balow has been appointed director of publishing development and literary agent at the Steve Laube Agency.