- Frankfurt Opens Virtual Book Fair
Frankfurt reported there are some 4,400 publishers, agents, service providers and others who are represented in the fair's catalog of online exhibitors, The largest group is from the German-speaking world, including 1,283 German digital exhibitors, followed by Switzerland (104) and Austria
- PW Star Watch 2020: Honorees
After stints at the New Yorker and as a literary agent, he leapt at the chance to join One Signal when he heard Julia Cheiffetz was launching the new nonfiction imprint at Simon & Schuster.
- Canada Shines at Frankfurt 2020
However, this year’s largely virtual fair, being held Oct. 12–16, will still shine a spotlight on the country.Canada’s literary and cultural program is being presented under the motto “Singular Plurality,” which seeks to encompass the multitude of Canadian voices—English, French, and Indigenous—in a single
- Canadian Publishing 2020: BLM, Dundurn, and Diversity
Putting a relatively unknown Black guy like me in charge doesn’t immediately make a press desirable to potential authors, agents, or employees.The truth is that I’ve yet to make an impact on Black literature through my role at Dundurn.
- PRH Canada in 2020: PW talks with CEO Kristin Cochrane
We continue to invest in data and insights, bringing valuable information to retailers and market research projects to agents and industry partners.
- PW Star Watch 2020: The Stars of 2020
On this front, many of our nominees are trying to be agents of change, championing organizations working to bring more people of color into the industry and keep them here.
- PW Star Watch 2020: Finalists
But Robinson “pulled it off in her first year of agenting.”
- Jane Harper's Tidal Wave of a Novel
With the help of agent Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia, The Dry sold as part of a three-book package to Flatiron, Pan Macmillan in Australia, and Little, Brown in the U.K.
- Rowling's Views Ignite War of Words in U.S., U.K. Literary Worlds
“We are writers, editors, journalists, agents, and professionals in multiple forms of publishing,” the letter declares.
- Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2020
The author is a former literary agent and graduate of the Emerson College publishing and writing program.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Nonfiction
Fans of both Borges and Parini will delight in this touching coming-of-age memoir.Children of the Land: A MemoirMarcelo Hernandez Castillo (Harper)ISBN 978-0-06-282559-9, $26.99Poet Castillo opens this impressionistic memoir of growing up as an undocumented immigrant with a gripping flashback to whe
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Fiction
At the center of the epic is Ulysses “Uli” Sarkisian, an amnesiac FBI agent who lands in Queens on Election Day in 1980 with a mission he vaguely remembers.
- Thomas Nelson, Lysa TerKeurst Launch New Book Brand
TerKeurst will work with literary agent and manager Meredith Brock to identify and develop "the next generation of women Christian authors," according to a release.
- Horsin' Around in Jane Smiley's New Novel
Especially given what’s been happening this year, to be working on this book is a really pleasurable escape.”Molly Friedrich, Smiley’s agent, echoes that sentiment.
- The Hit Man as Hero: PW Talks with Thomas Perry
Nineteen years later, my agent suggested writing a new Butcher’s Boy story that might inspire a TV series.