- Meet the 2020 BookLife Prize Fiction Finalists!
This year’s BookLife Prize in Fiction welcomed more than 700 submissions across five categories.
- Book Deals: Week of December 7, 2020
The debut memoir was sold at auction by Elias Altman at Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- Select Spanish-Language Titles: November–December 2020
CHILDREN’S/YABinky, agente espacial(Binky the Space Cat)Ashley SpiresJuventudISBN 978-84-261-4673-1Binky is a brave, daring cat.
- Spring 2021 Announcements: SF, Fantasy & Horror
History and folklore animate this spring’s fantasies, while socially conscious sci-fi and dystopian fiction reflect the present moment.Top 10BacchanalVeronica Henry. 47North, May 25 ($24.95, ISBN 978-1-5420-2781-6)A traveling carnival harboring a soul-devouring demon makes its way across the Depression
- Spring 2021 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers
Field agent Evan Ryder returns to Washington, D.C., after a successful mission to find her secret black ops division within the Department of Defense shut down. 100,000-copy announced first printing.
- EMF Media to Launch Christian Publishing Imprints
“We believe we should tailor the editorial team to the needs of the individual author and book project.”EMF will acquire titles, oversee the editorial and marketing process with authors, writers, and literary agents, and manage the majority of a book’s marketing through its radio and social media
- Spring 2021 Announcements: Romance & Erotica
Schwarz (July 6, $16.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-77168-240-4) follows The Innkeepers Daughter with another Victorian-era work of romantic suspense, this time between an agent of the crown and an aspiring artist.
- New Kids' and YA Books: Week of December 7, 2020
President’s abode, an anthology of diverse speculative fiction, and more.Lola's Super Club #1: My Dad Is a Super Secret Agent by Christine Beigel, trans. from the French by Jeff Whitman, illus. by Pierre Fouillet.
- Children's Job Moves: November 2020
Shannon Gallagher has been promoted to associate agent at Wernick & Pratt Agency; she joined the agency in 2018.
- Maggie Shipstead's Novel Gone 'Round the World
“During my second year, Connie Brothers called me to ask if I had an agent,” she says.
- Work, Interrupted: Business & Personal Finance Books 2020–20201
Lindsey Pollak, author of 2014’s Becoming the Boss and other guides for young people in the workplace, wrote the March Harper Business release Recalculating based on a conversation with her agent about how to keep working after she’d lost a lot of speaking gigs; she wanted to find a new way
- First Reactions to S&S Sale
Reaction from the Association of American Literary Agents (formerly the AAR) was more muted than from the other organizations, and did not call for the Justice Department to look at the deal: "We have great respect for both PRH and S&S, both of which are fine companies composed of
- Christian Fiction Industry Looks to New Markets, Diverse Voices
The conference, held Thursdays from Oct. 8-Nov. 12 this year, connects authors and writers to publishers and agents to learn about trends, challenges, and changes in the category.
- Four Questions for Cheryl B. Klein
I first sent the manuscript out in 2017, and in 2018 Emma Ledbetter got in touch with my agent .
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: November 2020
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 150 self-published titles below.