- Jokha Alharthi Brings Omani Literature to the U.S.
Seen though the lens of Asma, Khawla, and Mayya’s diverse reactions to the status quo, tradition is challenged in relationships between men and women, master and slave (slavery was only abolished in Oman in 1970), parents and children, and a shift from rural to city living, all of wh
- Children's Job Moves: August 2019
Greenburger Associates as agent; she was previously associate agent at Janklow & Nesbit.Eddie Gamarra has joined Nickelodeon as v-p of studio development; he was formerly literary manager at The Gotham Group.Random House Children's Books has three new hires.
- ABA Condemns Amazon, Promises to Inform Feds
"We apologize for this error; we value our relationship with authors, agents, and publishers, and regret the difficulties this has caused them and our fellow booksellers."
- Bologna’s Moscow Debut to Seed New Fair
/Italy); Patrizia Zerbi, publisher of Carthusia (Italy); Robyn Newton, agent at the Bright Agency (U.K.); Suzanne Carnell, publisher of Two Hoots, an imprint of Macmillan (U.K.); and Xiaoyan Huang, publisher of Everafter Books (China).
- Frankfurt Updates Hall Plan, Adds Audiobook Focus
The most important change this year is the fair's decision to move the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) from Hall 6 to the Festhalle, where it will reside at least through 2020.
- Webtoon Builds An Audience for Webcomics
But, he said, the deals represent “new revenue for the authors, agents, and publishers.”Though Webtoon does not offer print releases “right now,” Lee said that Webtoon supports authors who want to take their print rights elsewhere.
- Nicholas Meyer Puts Sherlock Holmes on the Couch
While Meyer was convinced he’d produced something worthy of being published, his agents, who declared that “Holmes was passé,” took a hard pass.Undaunted, Meyer traveled to New York City, and eventually garnered the attention of Juris Jurjevics.
- This Week's Bestsellers: September 2, 2019
It’s the ninth entry in her series starring Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Will Trent; launch-week sales have been picking up with each installment.
- The Power of a Rave Review
“Several agents asked to see the manuscript, and within a week of sending it out, I had more than one offer of representation...I think the Critic’s Report might be what helped me finally garner the interest of agents,” Rubin said.
- PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: How to Reach New Readers
Other sessions include Lessons from a Faith-Based Publicist; Discoverability: Retail Strategies in a Time of Transition for Christian Publishing; A Marketer’s Lesson on How to Serve Diverse Audiences; and Lessons from Literary Agents in the Christian Sphere.
- Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market
“If authors and agents are voicing concerns about library lending, where are they getting their data from?
- Knowing Your Worth: Finding Value in Self-Publishing
Authors must determine for themselves whether or not this is so before they shop their book to agents, editors, and publishers.
- Jenny Slate's New Book Is a Box of Treats
and “A psychic recently looked right into the eternal cosmos and then returned to me with this elegant yet cryptic message: Grow up,” you can get a sense of the deliciousness and originality of Little Weirds.And you will understand when her agent, Claudia Ballard of William Morris Endeavor,
- Taking a Closer Look at the Hong Kong and China Printing Industry
These answers will determine the extent of the migration and the long-term impact on the U.S. book industry and China’s print manufacturing.”Depression in the print segment, Currie says, will then exert an upstream disruption to paper mills and agents in Hong Kong and China.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: August 2019
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 99 self-published titles below.