- ALA Annual Division Watch
., partnered with ninth through 12th-grade English and history teachers and the principal in an effort to help students become agents of change.
- Dutton Will Drop Linda Fairstein
Her agent, ICM Partners, has also dropped her, Deadline reports.Correction: This article initially described When They See Us as a documentary series; it is a drama.
- Rights Report: Week of June 3, 2019
Beverly Horowitz at Delacorte has acquired Julie Buxbaum's novel The Side Door, about Los Angeles prep school student Chloe Wynn Berringer, who knee-deep in the misery of the college applications process when FBI agents arrive at her door to arrest her B-list-celebrity mother in connection with
- Fantasy and Reality: PW talks with Jasmine Guillory
So I emailed my agent.
- NYRF 2019: Film Scouts Talk Trends
The amount of money that these companies are giving directly to authors for their content is life-changing.”Sanders agreed, but also celebrated the role of film scouts and co-agents in making any piece of content come alive for a producer or studio executive—driving these major deals.
- BookExpo 2019: Star Watch Celebrates Five Years
“Honoring those people who are innovating and improving the industry, and inspiring their colleagues infuses publishing professionals everywhere with renewed vigor,” he adds.Each year, judges from PW, the American Booksellers Association, and the Frankfurt Book Fair select honorees from hundreds of nominees who rep
- BookExpo 2019: Reese Is the Word
"We work primarily through established agents and scouts," said Neustadter.
- BookExpo 2019: Holly M. McGhee Adds Dimension to Listening
Is your head awhirl at BookExpo as you juggle your author and literary agent personas?
- NYRF: Secrets of Bestselling Translations
“International editors and scouts have been looking more and more toward what will be published in other languages besides English, said Marleen Seegers, owner and foreign rights agent at 2 Seas Agency.
- BookExpo 2019: Tochi Onyebuchi Channels Rage and Hope
“It shows that it’s not enough to have diverse authors—you also need agents, marketing, and editors who will understand and relate.
- BookExpo 2019: Mac Barnett’s Creative Hat Trick
My agent, Steve Malk, and I both have a deep interest in the history of picture books, and one day we were talking about Brown, and the idea came up of doing a picture book biography of her.
- BookExpo 2019: How Far Will John Hodgman Go for Fame?
This hasn’t stopped him from pursuing the limelight and the status that comes with “minor celebrity,” as he describes it.The bestselling author, actor, podcaster, one-time literary agent at Writers House, PC guy on Mac ads, and The Daily Show Resident Expert and Deranged Billionaire is back
- BookExpo 2019: The New York Rights Fair Returns
It is absolutely essential that there is an opportunity for them to meet with agents and editors in New York,” she says, adding, “It also must be said that many of the U.S. publishers who publish translated fiction are not based in .
- BookExpo 2019: New York Rights Fair Program
Gabriella Page-Fort (moderator), editorial director, Amazon Crossing; Peter Borland, v-p, editor-in-chief, Atria Books; Claire Sabatie-Garat, literary agent, the Italian Literary Agency; Marleen Seegers, owner and foreign rights agent, 2 Seas Agency; Barbara Zitwer, owner,
- BookExpo 2019: Finding an Audience for Books in Translation
“Yet, when it comes to international literature, especially literature in translation, most have no direct connection with other important links in that chain—foreign publishers, agents, producers, and other booksellers.