- Smashwords Passes Milestone
According to the company, over 35,000 authors, small publishers and literary agents have used Smashwords to distribute their e-books to e-tailers that include Barnes & Noble, the Apple iBookstore, Sony, Kobo and the Diesel eBook Store.
- Save Bookstores Day Tomorrow
Literary agent Kelly Sonnack, with the Andreas Brown Literary Agency, set up a Facebook page to promote the event to more than 8,000 of her closest friends.
- Job Moves: December 19, 2013
\tLeslie Stoker, v-p and publishing director, lifestyle at Abrams, will be leaving the company at the end of the year to pursue opportunities as a consultant and agent.
- Dell Snags 'Vanity Fair' Contrib on Cunanan
Executive editor Tom Spain acquired world rights from Orth's agent Amanda Urban and plans a spring 1998 publication.
- Skyhorse Teams With Paperless Publishing to Release E-books
Agents can send submissions to Meghan Kilduff, publisher of Paperless Publishing, at email@example.com.
- Sedaris Back to Grand Central
The deal was negotiated with literary agent Tracy Fisher at the William Morris Agency.
- Job Moves: December 14, 2011
Rebecca Carter is to leave Random House to join Janklow & Nesbit’s London office as a literary agent.
- Comings and Goings: February 3, 2012
Kristina Holmes is leaving her position as an agent at Ebeling & Associates Literary Agency after six years to move forward with her new agency, The Holmes Agency.
- Carrying on the Burke Franchise
Barth bought world rights, excluding British, from Alafair's father's agent, Phil Spitzer.
- 'White City' Writer Back
The author's longtime editor Betty Prashker joined with Crown publisher Steve Ross to buy North American rights from agent David Black.
- A Hefty History of Christianity
It's to be called Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, and Michael Millman bought it here from U.K. agent Felicity Bryan for North American rights.
- Ellen Came Out -- But Will Her Book?
Agent Mort Janklow is now shopping the book, with Morrow's Rob Weisbach (who signed up Ellen's first, My Point...
- A Sequel from Rosenberg
It was a North American rights deal for seven figures, based on a detailed proposal by Rosenberg, and bought from agent Scott Miller at Trident Media Group.
- Afghan's Debut Novel Preempted
Spiegel bought U.S. rights from agent Elaine Koster and plans to publish early in 2004.
- Two Freed Slaves' Stories
Andrea Schulz bought world rights in the book for Harcourt from Boston publisher-turned-agent Wendy Strothman and will publish in 2006.