- On Writing What You Know
Writing was fun again, and it seemed that in those years of rejection and rewrites, I’d learned to do it better.I got a new agent and the book sold in a two-book deal.
- International Hot Book Properties, Week of April 9, 2018
Pankoke, a former FBI agent, has been working on an investigation into what happened to the Frank family and, specifically, who revealed their location to the Nazis, as he thinks it was never adequately investigated or solved.
- New Digital Spanish-Language Bookstore Comes to U.S.
., it’s necessary to also take into account the local media and current events.To that end, Silva told PW exclusively, Libros in Español will also act as a literary agent for Hispanic U.S. authors of works in Spanish starting in autumn of 2018, and has already signed Gabriel
- 2018 Pannell Award Winners Announced
., in recognition of “its outstanding service to authors, children, and the community.”This year’s winners were chosen by a committee of publishing professionals, including Brenda Bowen, literary agent at Sanford J.
- Are We Headed for a Pay-for-Privacy World?
That has raised serious concerns, and a number of legal actions to block the question—after all, how can we get an accurate count, as mandated by the Constitution, if those without citizenship are afraid of being rounded up and deported by ICE agents?
- Q & A with Jon Burgerman
There was an actual knock on my studio door, and my friend Oliver , who works upstairs, said his literary agent, Paul Moreton , had a picture book script, and asked if I would be interested in illustrating it.
- Licensing Hotline: April 2018
Sourcebooks Catches a Licensing Agent Sourcebooks is launching an outbound licensing program based on some of its leading brands, appointing agency Moxie & Company to oversee brand extensions into merchandise, digital and mobile media, and direct-to-retail partnerships.
- Bologna 2018: Middle Grade, Inspiring Women, and Unicorns
She said, “I got to see firsthand the truth of what one agent told me, that publishers are attracted by ‘bling.’
- The 6 Most Versatile Words in the English Language
Burrows crafts tense postapocalyptic scenarios, moody noir, fantasy, erotic science fiction, and “the double life of a freelance secret agent.”
- Bologna 2018: Photos from the Fair
Dealmakers and scouts gathered at the Literary Agents Center to talk international trends.
- Children's Job Moves: March 2018
Previously she was assistant editor at Disney Publishing Worldwide.Becca Stumpf, formerly an agent at Prospect Agency, is launching Becca Stumpf Editorial, offering editing and copywriting services for authors, agents, and publishers.
- Canongate Ups Its U.S. Presence
Out this week, the book (which received a starred PW review) is Holloway’s reflection on what he has learned comforting countless people in their dying days.At present, Byng has no plans to acquire books exclusively for the American market, and he stressed that Canongate will still buy books fro
- On Cowardice in Publishing
At the advice of agents and editors, I published parts of my story in Salon, the Huffington Post, and Glamour.
- Open Book: When a Stranger Calls
—the Beverly Hills Hotel: “My agent is 35 years old, wears a $5,000 suit and a $50,000 Rolex.
- The William W. Johnstone Legacy Lives On
Johnstone, with the help of the Johnstones' longtime editorial director, Gary Goldstein, and agent, Robin Rue, keeps the family legacy going.