- Hughes Departs HC
He also has been approached by a couple of literary agents to join them, but Hughes doesn't think he'll go down that route, although he told PW, "I'd love to take on a few more estates."
- PW: Castro Fact &Fiction
Represented by agent Bonnie Nadell of Frederick Hill Associates, Belli clicked particularly with Knopf president Sonny Mehta, who became the U.S. acquirer of the book with a rumored low-six-figure deal.
- Canadian Publishers Report Revenues of $2.2 Billion
Sales to the institutional sector, including libraries and schools, accounted for $368 million in revenues, while sales to wholesalers were at $193 million.In 1996-1997, there were 548 book publishers and exclusive agents, compared with 529 in 1998-1999.
- Short Takes
The world rights deal was signed with agent Howard Rosenstone.
New Agent at ZSH Agency Jennifer Gates, who joined Zachary Shuster Harmsworth as a literary agent in 1997, has been promoted to partner.
- Short Takes
The Celtic Riddle, one title in a series of archeological mysteries by Lyn Hamilton, was optioned for film and TV rights by SUSA in a deal put together by Hamilton's agent, Bella Pomer, and L.A. lawyer Jerry Kalajian; the books are published by Berkley Prime Crime....
- 2018 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos
.): editor Rosemary Brosnan; this year’s winner, Elizabeth Acevedo; and her agent, Ammi-Joan Paquette.
- London's Calling for Foreign Pubs Who Want New Harper Lee
It's not every day that a literary agent stumbles across a property like Go Set a Watchman, the recently discovered novel by Harper Lee.
- A Weekend at the Paris Cookbook Festival
The fair brought in nearly 3,000 attendees to visit 102 booths of publishers, writers, and agents.
- 2012 Frankfurt Fellows Named
Ferdinand Egypt: Talal Abdalla Faisal; editor, GEBO/General Egyptian Book Organisation France: Marie-Pierre Gracedieu; editorial director (Foreign Fiction), éditions Stock Germany: Pia Götz; foreign rights manager, Ullstein Buchverlage India: Manasi Subramaniam; editor, Karadi Tales Compan
- Photo Mania
Agents John Lind (l.) and Denis Kitchen (c.) and CBLDF executive director Charles Brownstein at BEA
- Bologna 2015: Photos from the Fair
The Bologna Book Fair opened this week to spring sunshine and plenty of activity, whether on the show floor, in the agents center, or in presentations and discussions taking place all around the fairgrounds.
- DGLM Elaborates on Plan to Rep Self-Published Authors
Since an agent has, traditionally, been seen as the main conduit to a traditional book deal, there are questions about what, exactly, an agent will be providing an author who self-published.
- First Fiction 2011: Vanessa Diffenbaugh: Say It with Flowers
Senior editor Jennifer Smith acquired the novel from Diffenbaugh's agent, Sally Wofford-Girand, at Brick House Literary Agents, in a heated auction.
- Reading List: John Hodgman
I was not a very good agent, but Writers House itself, a beautiful 18th-century townhouse once belonging to John Jacob Astor, was a lovely place to read and scheme up a new life.