- Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?
While it might be unheard of to turn down a title by a former American president, Donald Trump poses unique challenges as an author that could force him to go outside the confines of Manhattan to sell any prospective book.PW talked with agents, editors, and other publishing professionals—most o
- Changes Coming to the Frankfurt Book Fair
"Likewise, in the agents center we would typically have 700 to 800 agents working, but our digital Frankfurt Rights platform saw 4,165 people sign up."
- How 'The Only Good Indians' Got Made—And How It Hopes to Revive Horror
Speaking over Zoom with members of his publishing team—including Saga editorial director Joe Monti, marketing and publicity manager Lauren Jackson, and his agent, B.J.
- Religion Book Deals: November 11, 2020
Thompson’s agent, Lisa Jackson of Alive Literary Agency, brokered the deal.T.I.
- Freiling Publishing Pivots Toward Traditional Contracts
The team accepts agented and unagented proposals, and will use Anchor Book Distributors.
- Licensing Hotline: November 2020
King Features Takes On Moomin Publishing King Features, which in mid-2019 was named the North American licensing agent for Moomin, the 75-year-old literary character brand from Finland, has expanded its representation rights to include publishing.
- Rights Report: Week of November 9, 2020
Publication is set for fall 2021 with a second, untitled work to follow; Julie Stevenson at Massie and McQuilkin Literary Agents represented the author for world rights.
- TV Alert: 'Alex Rider'
When investigating his uncle’s death, Alex is approached by agents Alan Blunt (Stephen Dillane, perhaps best known as Stannis Baratheon in Game of Thrones) and Mrs.
- Self-Made Icon: PW Talks with Erica L. Ball
And she’s crisscrossing the country and she’s recruiting agents and she’s selling products long after she’s established the business enough that she could be running it from behind a desk.
- Next Up for Anthony Ziccardi: Permuted Press
A current hot author is Dan Bongino, a radio host and former Secret Service agent, who had a bestseller with Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J.
- Looking for Love with Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro
The link between his books is originality and continuity.”Peter Straus, managing director at the U.K. agency Rogers, Coleridge & White, took over as Ishiguro’s agent after the death in 2014 of his longtime U.K. agent, RCW founder Deborah Rogers.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, November 1, 2020
Chasing Zero (An Agent Zero Spy Thriller—Book #9) by Jack Mars - 9781094371214 - (Jack Mars) 7.
- Commemorating a Decade of Ally Condie's 'Matched'
She is super warm and friendly—and was really my dream agent.”There were more pleasant surprises ahead.
- Obituary: Rachel Caine
Caine’s literary agent Lucienne Diver paid tribute to her client and friend on social media.
- Sharjah Book Fair Opens, Mixing Live and Virtual Events
The professional days are a key feature of the fair for the international community and the fair is generous in its support, paying to fly in hundreds of agents, rights directors and publishers.