- Authors Seek Missing Payments from Foundry
Sources also indicated that some former agents of the firm may also be owed money.The Authors Guild has reached out on behalf of some of the injured parties and sources said that the problem appears to involve issues with an account that receives publisher payments and then pays them to authors.
- Naples Named Publisher at Hachette Books
"Authors, literary agents, booksellers, librarians, and media will quickly sense the breadth and force of her publishing skills."
- Hot Deals: Spinner and Spun
The book was agented by Isikoff's lawyer, Gail Ross.
- LBF Digital Conference: It's All About the Smartphones
And the agents in the room were worried about authors' income, with Ed Victor asking why publishers had to be dragged "kicking and screaming" into an acceptance of a royalty rate of 25% of receipts.
- Subrights.com Closing
Publishers and agents never wanted a system for buying and selling rights in eBay fashion.
- Short Takes
Agent Brian DeFiore made the Morrow sale, and the movie deal on his behalf was done by Rob Carlson at William Morris....
- Orphaned Phoenix Titles Picked Up By Counterpoint
Jason Anthony, an agent at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, is, for example, about to start shopping Aris Winger’s PhD’s Do The Math, which he sold to Phoenix in October 2009.
- London Book Fair 2011: NEWS BRIEFS: Monday, 4/11/2011
The agent was Peter Straus at RC&W and Weidenfeld has UK/Commonwealth rights.
- Randi Zuckerberg Self-Publishes 'Missy President'
Zuckerberg chose to self-publish the book in order to rush it out in time for the election, explained her agent, Andrew Blauner of the Blauner Books Literary Agency.
- Children's Job Moves: November 2015
Kathi Gadow has been promoted to sales coordinator, online and digital sales; she was previously sales assistant.Sara Sciuto has been promoted to agent at Fuse Literary; she was previously associate agent.Allison Judd has joined Random House Children's Books as publicist; previously she was publicity
- Short Takes
Talking of Ed Victor, his diet book The Obvious Diet, which helped the burly agent lose 30 pounds in six months, was bought at auction by Arcade's Jeannette Seaver, who took U.S. rights from Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown U.K.
- A Putin Biography Secretly Lights Up Frankfurt
The book, which is forthcoming from Riverhead, presented a challenge for agent for Elyse Cheney, who was trying to sell foreign rights to the title, without compromising the safety of her author.
- BEA 2013: Literary Ethics for Reviewers
\tSimonoff provided an agent’s perspective and brought up issues surrounding the importance of who receives a particular assignment.
- PW: Powerful Media Start-Up Eyes Book Industry
The editor of Inside.com's Books section is Sara Nelson, formerly with Oxygen.com and a cofounder of the AOL and Web-based book information site Book Report.The Book Tracker database will be searchable in a variety of ways and will track 15 categories of data, including agent, editor a
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Barbara Lowenstein.