- The Best Publishing-News-in-Review Poem You'll Read All Week
Check back with us a decade hence To learn if publishing still makes sense.Richard Curtis has been described as the greatest literary agent on East 72nd Street between New York City’s Second and Third Avenues.
- Fall 2016 Flying Starts
Fall 2016 Flying Starts: Martin StewartMartin Stewart, aspiring novelist and full-time Scottish schoolteacher, had a literary agent and a manuscript that numerous editors agreed was superbly written, but probably not right for middle grade readers.
- Meet the BookLife Prize in Fiction Finalists
I asked the universe to send the perfect agent to champion my story, but the responses I received were from agents who wanted either straight fantasy or straight contemporary, and I wasn’t willing to ditch either.
- Craft 101: Writers' Colonies, Residencies, and Worskhops
Do a general online search and check out writing.shawguides.com and newpages.com/writers-resources.A Writers’ Conference: If you are ready to try to find an agent; learn more about self-publishing, book distribution, and promotion; and meet other writers, bloggers, and editors from the
- A Dual Career Comes Full Circle for Laura Godwin
Now she’s my agent.”In a way, Godwin’s new book and her new job bring her twin pursuits – editing and writing – full circle.As a junior editor at Harper & Row in the 1980s, the very first illustrator she hired was William Low, who has also illustrated her new book, The F
- “Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming”
I email the agent back with an unholy number of exclamation marks.
- Q&A: Garry Trudeau Talks Trump
Local figures generally require a lot of exposition, but by then Trump and his imaginary press agents had done such a good job of self-promotion, it turned out not to be a problem.What sort of feedback about this book were you hearing from readers before the election?
- Jill Corcoran Expands Into Adult Market
Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult market, has announced the addition of four new agents.Timothy Travaglini, the former director of children's acquisitions at Open Road, has joined the company as a litera
- Global Kids Connect: A Further Look at Issues and Trends for Children’s Publishers
Once the publisher and rights department are fully behind a book, Clarke said, the push to rope in foreign agents can begin in earnest, adding that it’s important to continue to nurture a book once it proves a success.
- Want to Succeed at Self-Publishing? Write in Your Own Voice: Tips from an Indie Author
After finishing Marked for Death, Stoen found a literary agent who tried to sell the book, but many of the younger people Stoen encountered in the publishing industry told him they had never heard of Jonestown.
- China, Brexit Big Topics at Global Kids Connect Conference
Children’s books, Huang said, represent about 44% of revenue generated by Chinese physical bookstores and about 32% of book sales at online booksellers.Literary agent Ginger Clark led a lively discussion on “Sales and Acquisitions in an Unpredictable Marketplace” with a panel of scouts and rights direc
- Spring 2017 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels
Bond is trapped in Los Angeles with an MI6 agent under fire and a foreign intelligence service trying to put them both in bags.
- Spring 2017 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies
Special Agent recalls his often dangerous exploits as a law enforcement agent over more than 30 years, offering an eye-opening look at smugglers and other criminals involved in the sale of counterfeit documents, narcotics, and weapons.AtriaPoetry Will Save Your Life by Jill Bialosky (June 13
- Spring 2017 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers
In 1949, CIA agent Frank Weeks was exposed as a Communist spy and fled the U.S.
- Spring 2017 Announcements: Science
Ingraham accessibly relates this story of discovery and how we may soon know how life began over 3.5 billion years ago.Viruses: Agents of Evolutionary Invention by Michael G.