- New Titles from Self-Publishers: December 2017
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 93 self-published titles below.
- Fall 2017 Flying Starts: Jessica Townsend
I wanted an agent who would be an agent for my career, not just for this book.”Cooper suggested some edits, which took Townsend about a year and a half to execute.
- Fall 2017 Flying Starts: Molly Ostertag
She began working on comics, including the web series Strong Female Protagonist with co-creator Brennan Lee Mulligan.Through a friend and fellow artist, Ostertag also signed on with agent Jen Linnan in 2014.
- Graduate Publishing Program Update: 2017
And Chambers notes that literary agencies are hiring: “It used to be hard to break in, but now they’re hiring assistants—they’re hiring young agents.”
- Library Makeover
Librarians are change agents, and this is especially true now amid the epidemic of fake news that plagues our patrons and students.The challenge for me right now is making sure that I am still providing a solid information and media literacy foundation for our students while encouraging them to tin
- Fall 2017 Flying Starts: Andrea Tsurumi
During that time, she immersed herself in the publishing world, working as an assistant to literary agent Liza Voges and in Penguin’s mass market art department.
- Meet the Finalists for the 2017 BookLife Prize
And yet agents of SAVAK, the shah’s secret police, were everywhere.Sounds like you’re pretty familiar with the subject at hand.
- Obituary: Kathleen Karr
Tracey Adams, literary agent at Adams Literary, said, “I was lucky enough to represent Kathy for almost 20 years.
- Global Kids Connect 2017: Publishers Tackle Hot Topics
Grinberg, meanwhile, advocated for increased collaboration and more transparency between publishers and agents, since that relationship is so often seen as adversarial.
- 'People of Color in Publishing': Striving for More Industry Diversity
Saba Sulaiman, an associate agent at Talcott Notch Literary Services, serves as co-chair for the Mentorship and Retention Committee, alongside fellow literary agent Beth Phelan.
- Spring 2018 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies
Riverhead, Feb. 6Cantú, who was an agent for the U.S.
- Spring 2018 Announcements: Literary Fiction
This spring’s fiction includes works by prize winners and debut novelists set in such locations as the Alaskan wilderness, a women’s correctional facility, and post-WWII London.
- Global Kids Connect 2017 Brings Data, Diversity to the Stage
\tGrinberg would like to see more transparency between agents and publishers; as an example, she noted, “I would like to know where any given book will sit on the list.
- Elaine Weise Scores One for Women
And I can’t say enough about my agent, Dorian Karchmar at William Morris Endeavor: smart, passionate, an excellent writer herself.
- A Self-Publishing Story
I learned that I must first find myself a literary agent.