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North American and U.K. bookings remain slow, he confirmed.The Literary Agents Center will also return and has already 100 tables booked.
- Wole Soyinka Returns
“Wole is rambunctious; he has such spirit, such linguistic facility.”The final draft came to McDonald from agent Melanie Jackson, who has represented Soyinka since the early 1990s.
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“Developing a new children’s fiction list to complement Welbeck’s existing list of illustrated nonfiction is exciting and one that we believe will intrigue authors, illustrators, and agents.
- The London Book Fair Returns
“Speaking with agents and rights directors these past few months has made it clear to us that many of those conversations have already happened,” Ventris explains.
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ETWill Forrester, translation and international manager, English PEN; Nicholas Glastonbury, translator; Ka Bradley, commissioning editor at Granta Books; Rebecca Carter, literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.July 1Mitigating Risk in the Book/Content Supply Chain4:30–5:30 a.m.
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Also launching on Zoop are several campaigns that also feature veteran comics professionals, among them Scarlett Couture by Des Taylor, the story of a fashionista who doubles as a covert agent; and, Resolution. an epic sci-fi tale by veteran comics writer Ron Marz, cowriter Andy Lanning,
- U.S. Book Show Book Buzz: Spotlight on Indigenous Voices
Recalling the research that goes into her writing, Boulley described the connections she was able to forge with the people around her, from former FBI and IRS agents to state police, who through a connection with a university professor, showed her how to make meth, an important detail for
- U.S. Book Show YA Editors' Picks: Young Adult Trends and Looking to the Future
You can find agents on Twitter.”“ more opportunity for people who have been historically been shut out of the industry,” Levin concluded.
- Children's Job Moves: May 2021
Andrew Aguirre has joined as publicity administrative assistant; previously he worked at Long Island Stuttering and Speech Pathology Center.Carina Licon has joined Henry Holt Books for Young Readers as editorial assistant; previously she was editorial assistant at MTV Books.Brianne Johnson has joined HG Literary as
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: End of May 2021
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 79 self-published titles below.
- PW Talks with T.J. Newman: Nightmare at 35,000 Feet
I’d register it and allow it, and then I’d scratch that agent’s name off the list, pick myself up, and move on.
- U.S. Book Show: Making Publishing More Inclusive Demands Leadership
“We know it is not a long term solution—agents should pay a living wage to interns or do away with the internship model altogether.”
- U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’
Two agents and two editors took up the subject of political books in the post-Trump era at the U.S.
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“We’re moving to ‘tentpole’ experiences,” Mary Pender, media rights agent at United Talent Agency, declared.
- Bologna Promises Even More
There are more than a dozen speakers participating in the event, including Allen Lau, CEO of Wattpad; Brian O’Leary, executive director of BISG; Karine Pansa, v-p of the IPA; and literary agent Carolyn Michel, chair of the Hay Festivals.