- Her Stories: Backlist Backbones 2021
Of the two, the movie may be better known; Beyoncé’s 2016 “visual album,” Lemonade, included several references to it.Last August, Dash and her agent, CAA’s David Larabell, approached Plume about reissuing the novel.
- In Conversation: Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman
Alexandra Penfold is a literary agent and the author of several picture books.
- 'Firekeeper’s Daughter': PW Talks with Debut Novelist Angeline Boulley
I was ready to work with an agent.”
- PRH Audio Debuts Voiceover Casting Platform, Ahab
"Prior to the platform, auditioning meant sending multiple emails to actors or their agents, tracking this correspondence, and then downloading audition files.
- Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: March 2021
Pastors counseling faith amid times of fear and grief, professors expounding on the pain of racism within the church and society, and novels that always end on an up-note of hope and God's love are among the religion and spirituality books coming in March.
- Globe-Trotting 'Ferryman' Trilogy Crosses the Atlantic for U.S. Debut
I remember receiving the email from my agent when I was on holiday in Colorado, having breakfast in a travel trailer.
- Noteworthy Picture Book and Novel Sequels: February 2021
The scaly secret agents are going undercover as Investibankers—investment bankers—to flush out a felon.Slime for Dinner by Geronimo Stilton and Tom Angleberger (Graphix, Feb. 2 $12.99; ISBN 978-1-338-58735-7) This is the second installment in the new Geronimo Stilton series interpreted by a
- Elizabeth McCracken's Entertaining Eccentrics
The author-agent match was made when McCracken was a graduate student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Dunow was a fledgling agent.
- Religion Book Deals: February 24, 2021
World rights were negotiated with agent Kathryn Helmers with Creative Trust.Chosen Books in Two-books Deals with GilesKim Bangs at Chosen Books bought world rights to two books from speaker, preacher and teacher Joshua Giles.
- Q & A with Juliet Menéndez
Guatemalan American author-illustrator Juliet Menéndez’s debut book Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers, features profiles and childhood portraits of 40 influential Latinas, following them from their early footsteps to making their dreams come true—and history, too.
- Christy Awards Add New Honor for Writers of Color
Bolden, who is also a literary agent for many authors of color, says she expects the award will have “a snowball effect.
- The On-Sale Calendar: June 2021
JUNEJune 1Kennedy’s Avenger by Dan Abrams and David Fisher (Hanover Square Press, $27.99; ISBN 978-1-335-91403-3). 300,000 copies.Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, $29; ISBN 978-0-316-42008-2). 250,000 copies.Jackpot by Stuart Woods and Bryon Quertermous
- PEN America Launches 'Expanded' Emerging Voices Fellowship
It now includes "curated one-on-one mentorship; introductions to editors, agents, and publishers; and workshops on editing, marketing, and other professional skills," and will "culminate in a November final reading event and celebration."
- Viral Love Song Gets a Picture Book Remake
Tom recalled being contacted by several literary agents saying the song would make a great picture book.
- Lit Agent Under Fire from Former Clients, Including Bestselling YA Author
Thomas has not settled on a new agent; Mary Pender at United Talent Agency remains her agent for film and TV deals.Update: On March 4, Thomas announced on Twitter that Molly Ker Hawley of the Bent Agency will represent her.