- Perseverance, Advocacy, and Passion: The 2020 Kweli Color of Children's Literature Conference
The panelists expounded upon what the process of getting an agent was like, as well as what agents and editors look for in prospective projects.
- Four Questions for I.W. Gregorio
Early in the querying process, I got a response from an agent named Amy Tipton; she was literally the first agent I got a response from, within hours of sending my query.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 12, 2020
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- Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?
Without an agent, it was difficult to get the backing of a publisher, and without a publisher it was nearly impossible to get books into physical bookstores, where most readers discovered and purchased books.
- Book Deals: Week of April 13, 2020
The House Sitter is slated for 2022.Correction: Due to agent error, the description of the Joshua Melville book American Time Bomb incorrectly said Sam Melville taught the Weather Underground how to make bombs.
- Agents Weigh Whether to Submit Projects During the Pandemic
These moves, said the agents interviewed for this story, suggest that advances are likely to go down.
- Brian “Box” Brown Turns to Fiction
Mimicking a documentary film, the book depicts the life of Owen Eugene, a fictional child actor, through interviews with his family, agents, directors, and costars.
- Links to Bologna Global Rights Exchange Now Live
All visitor agents and publishers who registered for the 2019 and 2020 fair will be able to view all the exhibitors and their titles and schedule appointments via the online exchange.According to Malinowski, early interest in the global rights exchange has been encouraging, with both Bologna and PubMat
- Licensing Hotline: April 2020
International licensing is also on the rise, with new licensing agents in Australia and Canada and a growing program in the U.K.
- In Brief: April 9, 2020
Introduced by his agent Deborah Warren, Cisneros thanked his supporters, held a q&a facilitated by Michael Covey, and read a select passage from the contemporary middle grade.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 5, 2020
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- International Publishers Convene for Fun on Facebook
, to keep people engaged," Pathak said.The core group of people posting most often includes publishers, agents, sales directors, and others one would typically encounter on the international book fair circuit.
- Book Deals: Week of April 6, 2020
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- New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists
“Because we don’t hear or see stories in the media about disabled people as agents of change, and love, and deepening our understanding of society, but instead as pity stories, we unconsciously absorb this message that the universal themes of a disabled person’s story would not apply to all
- Going Global with Imbolo Mbue's New Novel
Mbue is a private person—so private that when her agent was sending out Behold the Dreamers to publishers, they would google her name, “and there was nothing, because I just didn’t even exist on the internet,” she says, laughing.