- Short Takes
The deal, which was in addition to two Scarpetta novels and one non-Scarpetta one still under contract, was made with agent Esther Newberg at ICM, and the author commented: "Putnam has done a wonderful job for me.
- S&S Gives Sales Data to Authors Through New, Internal Web Site
S&S is also providing the same information in My Sales to agents, who will use a sub site called Agent Portal.
- PubMatch to Be Part of New BEA Digital Network
PubMatch has made great strides in the past few years to help publishers, authors and agents manage and automate their available rights.
- Fiction Notes
They get "the Potter," former head of the KGB's sleeper agent school, to betray his best protégé, "the Sleeper," sending the Potter on a cross-continent trek to rescue his student with the help of the Sleeper's ex-lover, a mortuary hair stylist.
- Broadway Hot on Green
Maybe, to encourage Broadway editor Ann Campbell to sign her for two more books in the same vein from agent Deborah Schneider at Gelfman & Schneider.
- Harrison Joins Victor Agency
"I definitely don't want to be an agent."
- Job Moves: February 2, 2011
Literary agent Leigh Feldman is joining Writers House.
- Young Up at Hyperion
Lindsay to FinePrint Colleen Lindsay has joined FinePrint Literary Management as an agent.
- Short Takes
Boston's Palmer & Dodge agency is becoming part of the local law firm of Hill & Barlow, with principals Ike Williams and Jill Kneerim and agent Rob McQuilkin continuing to represent their clients....
- Short Takes
A book by psychoanalyst Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer called Extraordinary Knowing: Making Sense of the Inexplicable in Everyday Life was preempted by Toni Burbank at Bantam with a "significant" sum for world rights; the author chose her after seeing 11 publishers, introduced around by agent James Levine.
- Wright to Head Viking Children's
Writers House agent Kenneth Wright is moving back to the publishing side of the business.
- News Briefs: Week of October 28, 2013
“We’re sorry to see him go, and wish him the best of luck as he returns to life as a literary agent,” the spokesperson said.
- Australian Authors Start Online Marketplace
If a publisher, scout or agent is interested in an author’s work, they email the ASA and they will connect them directly to the author or illustrator.The pilot program, which launched on July, 19, focuses on adult fiction, poetry, and short stories.Three children's and young adult
- Evanovich Re-Ups With Random House
Gina Centrello, president and publisher of RHPG, as well as Libby McGuidre, at BBD, bought world rights from Peter Evanovich, the author's son and agent.
- News Briefs: Week of December 10, 2012
\tHachette Implements New E Agreements \tHachette Book Group’s new e-book agreements are now being adopted by its e-book agents.