- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers S-Z
Sasquatch/Little BigfootFrank the Seven-Legged Spider by Michaele Razi (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-128-3).
- Jason Reynolds is the Hardest-Working Man in Washington
He had the gift.”When Cotler decided to retire, she suggested to Reynolds’s agent, Elena Giovinazzo of Pippin Properties, that Caitlin Dlouhy, who had worked with Cotler at HarperCollins, might be a good editor for whatever Reynolds wrote next.
- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers A-F
Abbeville KidsNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Boy (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1289-4) and Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Girl (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1290-0) by Norman Rockwell and Will Lach.
- The Death of One Man Is a Tragedy: PW Talks with Deon Meyer
I had the pressure of a responsibility to my agents, publishers, and readers to do a good job, considering the fact that I expected them to trust me with something a little different.
- Kids' Book Experts Meet Their Idols
Grace MaccaroneExecutive editor, Holiday HouseAs a child, I loved Curious George.
- Book Deals: Week of July 10, 2017
Montefiore was represented in the deal by his U.K. agent, Georgina Capel, who has an eponymous shingle.
- Attica Locke on Murder and Race in East Texas
So I went into Endeavor, where my agent was, and told her I was done, and everyone in the office looked at me and said, ‘Are you crazy?
- Staying Safe at San Diego Comic-Con 2017
He notes that the show recently hired a new director of security—a former Secret Service agent—to work directly with security agencies that are involved with the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, where NYCC is held.At Wizard World shows, pop culture events held in more than a dozen cities acro
- Milo Yiannopoulos Strikes Back
Consequently, Yiannopoulos's former agent, Tom Flannery, who wrote an op-ed for PW in February defending Yiannopoulos's deal with S&S, edited the book for self-publication.
- Spring 2017 Flying Starts
After multiple rejections from agents and publishers, Garber endeavored to write a book that she, as a reader, could get lost in—a YA fantasy set in a bright, colorful, over-the-top world.
- Book Deals: Week of July 3, 2017
Shotts took world rights and Kaminsky did not use an agent.
- Spring 2017 Flying Starts: Stephanie Garber
Choosing to see it as a chance for a fresh start, Garber embarked on a search for a new agent.
- Writers to Watch Fall 2017
The fault lies in the pressures being put on their relationship, even more than it does in either character.”Clare Alexander, Adebayo’s agent in the U.K.
- Spring 2017 Flying Starts: Ibi Zoboi
“I had already submitted to almost 40 agents,” Zoboi says, “but Ammi-Joan was closed to submissions so I never contacted her.”Paquette quickly sold American Street to Alessandra Balzer on the basis of the first 100 pages.
- Spring 2017 Flying Starts: Angie Thomas
Brooks Sherman of Janklow & Nesbit Associates, who is now Thomas’s agent, was holding a Q&A on Twitter, and Thomas wanted desperately to ask if her subject matter was appropriate for a YA novel.