- William Morris Endeavor Acquires RWSG
Liza Wachter, who has been at RWSG for 16 years, is leaving the company.In a release about the acquisition, WME said the deal speaks to the agency's "commitment to support and grow relationships with independent publishing agents."
- Cassidy's Run: The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas
Army intelligence obtained from ex-Nazi scientists the formulas for lethal agents like sarin.
- Elvis and Nixon
He sees no reason he can't be an agent for the FBI, too.
- The Practical Writer: From Inspiration to Publication
In section three ("Building Your Team"), agent Noah Lukeman, writer-cum-editor-cum-agent Betsy Lerner, Authors Guild assistant director Kay Murray and others share insights about finding an agent and negotiating that first book deal.
- The Blood of Heaven
Agent: Gail Hochman, Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents.
- Short Takes
Pepper bought North American rights from agent David McCormick and will publish, tentatively, in 2004....
It’s in the 1970s that agents return and insist that she get back in the game as a double agent, and she realizes there’s no exit.
- 36 YALTA BOULEVARD
Agent, Matt Williams at the Gernert Company.
- CROSS CURRENT
Agent, Judith Weber. 5-city author tour.
- The Killing Hills
In the process, they find themselves pitted against coal tycoon Murvil Knox; a meddling agent FBI agent who fingers an obvious patsy in disturbed outsider Tanner Curtis; roughneck brothers Bobby and Billy; and a pair of bumbling henchmen sent by arch-criminal Charley Flowers.
- MAKE YOUR CREATIVE DREAMS REAL
Agent, Debra Goldstein .
- Sobol Award Sparks Debate
Sobol will agent the manuscripts that win and award 10 cash prizes.
- Authors Guild Claims William Morris 'Off Target' on Google Settlement
PW contacted a number of agents asking what they were advising their clients to do--and if their agencies had an official stance on the settlement--and many said they could not comment.
- Short Takes
The deal was signed with agent Sandy Dijkstra.
- New Digital-First Publisher Astor + Blue Editions To Debut in May
A+B Edition publisher Astle, a former literary agent, said, “We will not be a ‘publish-all-comers’ vendor.