- It Takes 16 People Working Full Time to Publish All of James Patterson's Books
Rust noted that the majority of publishers have to “split their focus looking upstream” to authors and agents, and downstream to booksellers and to readers.Because of Patterson’s consistency and dedication to Little, Brown and the team, “we’ve been able to focus our attention on the reader-facing s
- Behind the Spanish Bestseller, 'All My Futures Are With You'
The work, which Marwan's literary agent described as a mix of "urban poetry, short texts, and tweets," is selling, in part, thanks to its author's social media following.Book title: Todos Mis Futuros Son Contigo (All My Futures Are With You )First published by: Plane
- The 2016 NBCC Awards in Photos
The 81-year-old Berry is the author of more than 50 books, including his 2015 essay collection, Our Only World.Ross Gay wins the poetry award.Maggie Nelson, the winner for criticism, celebrates with her Graywolf editor, Ethan Nosowksy.Margo Jefferson makes acceptance remarks after taking home the
- Ask the #IndieExperts: Book Trends and Marketing
If done well, there’s not a plot out there that agents, editors, and readers will dismiss simply because it’s been done before.
- Book Deals: Week of March 21, 2016
Margo Lipschultz brokered the agreement with agent Helen Breitwieser at Cornerstone Literary.Correction: This article has been updated to reflect the correct title of Matt Bird's book.
- PubMatch to Be Part of New BEA Digital Network
PubMatch has made great strides in the past few years to help publishers, authors and agents manage and automate their available rights.
- Bethany Buck Named Editorial Director at Sky Pony
Greenburger Associates as a literary agent last January.
- Rights Report: Week of March 14, 2016
Publication is scheduled for summer 2017; Caradoc King at AP Watt/United Agents brokered the deal for North American rights.Liz Tingue at Razorbill has bought A Million Junes by Emily Henry, a speculative YA romance.
- End the Book Embargo Against Cuba
Their purpose was to build bridges of understanding and explore opportunities for greater cultural and economic collaboration.The American delegates included authors, publishers, distributors, literary agents, service providers, consultants, and independent booksellers.
- Book Deals: Week of March 14, 2016
The author’s agent Jennifer Unter, who has an eponymous shingle, said the former evangelical Christian details in the book how she “forged a new path” for her children as “freethinkers.”
- Bologna 2016: Agents Talk Children's and YA Trends
Generally, YA feels quite tough, and other agents have said the same.
- Buongiorno, Bologna: Bologna Children's Book Fair 2016 Preview
See our main feature:We spoke with a number of Bologna-bound literary agents about the trends they’re seeing and the books they’re selling.
- The On-Sale Calendar: June 2016
Martin’s Press, $27.99; ISBN 978-1-250-09127-7).June 14Foreign Agent by Brad Thor (Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books, $27.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-4767-8935-4). 550,000 copies.Every Little Step: My Story by Bobby Brown (Dey Street Books, $26.99; ISBN 978-0
- What the Kids Are Reading: An ABPA Panel
It doesn’t mean constantly trolling through social media sites or looking for the next YouTube star-turned-author or “celebrity animals,” which Lambert observed are “often not very attractive animals and they have agents and publishing lines.”
- Fast-Growing Independent Publishers, 2016
The publisher scaled back its audio business last year because of weak sales, but its speakers group had a small profit, Hancock says.Morgan James was an early user of Aerbooks’ direct-to-consumer platform, and though its relationship has brought it attention from agents and authors, sales have