- The Joy of Crafting
Here are four titles that offer chicken soup for the crafter’s soul.Craftfulness Rosemary Davidson and Arzu Tahsin (HarperWave, Jan. 2019) Two U.K. publishing veterans—Davidson heads up Random House U.K.’s Square Peg imprint, and Tahsin is a longtime editor turned agent—encourage those who feel
- Write, Market, Repeat: An Indie Success Story
She also has an agent, Kerry Sparks at Levine Greenberg Rostan, who handles subsidiary rights.Albert says that since launching Persevero Press, she has gained some critical insights into the self-publishing market: writing a great book is just the beginning—quality cover art and book design are cri
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: July 2018
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 72 self-published titles below.
- The Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018
.) – CIA counterterrorism agent Mitch Rapp, the creation of bestseller Vince Flynn (1966-2013), travels to Russia on a mission to stop that country’s president from starting a war with the West.Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland, Sept.) – In the fourth mystery featuring
- 'I Feel Teal' Introduces a Rainbow of Feelings
First the babies: not only were both Rille and Sicuro pregnant during the book’s gestation, but the editor (Andrea Welch) and the illustrator’s agent (Andrea Morrison of Writers House) were as well.
- Calling Out Sherman Alexie
A famous author is often perceived (rightly or wrongly) as a gatekeeper to editors, agents, and publishers.
- Fall 2018 Children's Announcements: Publishers M-Q
Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and GirouxIf Animals Celebrated Christmas by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by David Walker (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30901-5).
- Books for Emerging Readers
“We do get submissions from agents, but if you can develop a series in-house, with the right look and feel, you can really have a winner,” Anastas says.
- Fall 2018 Children's Announcements: Publishers F-L
Faber & FaberOnce upon a Snowstorm by Richard Johnson (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-571-33928-0).
- NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute Wraps its 40th Year
In addition, the program hosted a mock agent-publisher auction, visited major publishing companies as well as independent bookstores, and had a private session with two buyers at Barnes & Noble’s Union Square location.
- Fall 2018 Children's Announcements: Publishers R-Z
Random HouseI Am Cindy-Lou Who (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1803-9) and I Am Sam-I-Am (Jan. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57958-8) by Tish Rabe; and I Am Max by Astrid Holm (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99,
- What Authors and Editors Wish They Could Say to One Another
.■ Use your agent.
- Book to Film Deals, Week of July 23, 2018
Breaking Cover by Michele Rigby Assad (Tyndale Momentum, February), about the author and her husband training to be CIA undercover agents, has been optioned by Middleton Media Group.
- International Hot Book Properties, Week of July 23, 2018
Agent Vicki Satlow controls all rights.
- Moving On Up: 'Be Prepared'
Literary agent Judy Hansen, who represented Flight, had agreed to represent Brosgol for her full-length graphic novel idea (Anya’s Ghost), and sold it to Mark Siegel, editorial director at First Second.