- Cover Reveal: 'Potato Pants!' by Laurie Keller
“There were very few agents, Holt was a smaller company, and as editors, you had to find your own material.
- WI13: Panel on Sensitivity Readers and Free Expression Sparks Lively Debate
The issue was magnified at WI13, when, earlier that same morning, breakfast keynote speaker Junot Díaz delivered a blistering critique of the publishing industry, denouncing the primarily white literary agents, editors, and sales forces who pay only lip service to diversity and do not actually
- Q & A with John August
You have worked with an agent for your screenwriting for a long time.
- Fall 2018 Children’s Sneak Previews
ALGONQUIN Algonquin Young Readers gets in the autumn spirit with A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma, a ghost story set in a refuge for troubled girls deep in the heart of New York City; Here to Stay by Sara Farizan, a novel about fighting racism and Islamophobia and finding you
- This Week's Bestsellers: January 29, 2018
It did well around the holidays and has been getting plenty of attention in January; the New Yorker published an interview with Pitre and posted her butter chicken recipe.Zenith Lindsay Cummings and Sasha Alsberg #18 Children’s & YA Frontlist Fiction After a 62-page installment of this originally self
- Mac Barnett: The Prankster Is In
“I ran back to my bedroom, which was right next to hers, which was totally the most uncool moment of my life,” Barnett remembers.Scieszka’s reaction was more heartening: he sent it to his agent, Steven Malk at Writers House, who took on Barnett as a client and sold Billy Twitter
- The New World of Audio: The Global Kids Connect Breakfast Series
Challenges persist, including increasing discoverability, fine-tuning subscription services for consumer ease, and building trust-based relationships between listeners and devices like smart speakers, but “authors, agents, editors—everyone across the kid lit community is really excited about diving in,” Alexander
- ICM Partners Acquires Sagalyn Agency
“Our clients and staff will benefit enormously from the full range of services provided by the agents and staff throughout the firm.”
- Indie Scouting Report:January 2018
.★ Your New Best FriendBy Jayne DenkerSynopsis: During a chance encounter with a distraught young woman, 29-year-old real estate agent Melanie Abbott hands out some well-meaning suggestions and soon finds herself in a thriving business as a professional friend, advice giver, and matchmaker.PW’s
- A Publishing Experiment Survives and Grows at OR Books
It develops many of its titles in-house, but also accepts submissions from agents.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: January 2018
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 60 self-published titles below.
- Religion Books Preview: February 2018
An FBI and a CIA agent, struggling to protect a Saudi prince from assassination, realize that modeling Jesus to everyone they meet will carry them across divisions of race and culture.An Extra Mile: A Story of Embracing God's Call by Sharon Garlough Brown.
- Remembering Sue Grafton, Woman of Letters
In 2013, after a long, painful rut, my new agent sold Ava and Pip.
- Open Book: If the Shoe Fits, Write a Novel About It
The publication of Emperor is a trifecta of beginnings: a debut novel, a new imprint, and a young agent.
- The Week in Libraries: January 12, 2018
Yeah, that’s not exactly how you draw it up in the boardroom—a point I am sure Wolff’s agent has made to Macmillan executives.Indeed, the initial publication of Fire and Fury has been a perfect storm of dissatisfaction.