- George Edward Stanley, 1942-2011
., and had taught adults to write since 1965.Stanley’s longtime agent, Susan Cohen of Writers House, said, “George was the most positive person I know in publishing.
- Short Order: April 4, 2011
Wizenberg’s agent, Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, sold world, first serial, and audio rights toS&S’s Trish Todd.
- 2011 Self-Publishing Book Expo Set for October
The show will feature a forum for aspiring authors to pitch their book ideas to agents, editors, and publishers, as well as one-on-one manuscrpit evaluations, in which professional editors will sit down with authors to assess their work.
- Wise to Do FBI Spy Book
Loomis said of the acquisition, made from agent Sterling Lord at Sterling Lord Literistic: "When this case broke, David was the first person I thought of to write the story.
- Mammoth Beatles Bio on Way
The deal was signed with Mark Reiter, who represents the U.S. office of the U.K. agents Peters Fraser & Dunlop.
- Seven-Figure Killing for Slaughter
That house's senior editor, Meaghan Dowling, signed the young author to a new North American rights deal, signed just before the new year, with agent Victoria Sanders.
- Chinese-American Limbo
Duggan bought North American rights from agent William Clark and aims to publish in winter 2006.
- Putnam Acquires Two More Paretsky Novels
Putnam’s Sons executive editor Christine Pepe negotiated the deal with Paretsky’s longtime agent, Dominick Abel, for North American, audio and e-book rights.
- Hazelden Joins Harvard Medical School for 'The Almost Effect' Series
Sid Farrar, the executive editorial director at Hazelden Publishing, was the acquiring editor, and Linda Konner agented the deals.
- TV's Russert on Fathers and Sons
It was signed for world rights by Miramax senior editor Susan Mercandetti, along with executive v-p Devereux Chatillon, from agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly.
- SF Earthquake Novel
Editorial director Jay Schaefer bought U.S. and Canadian rights in 1906 by true crime author and novelist James Dalessandro from agent Peter Miller at PMA, for publication in hardcover next spring.
- PW: Hot Deals: A Sale to Sale
- Preempt for British TV Writer
Editor-in-chief Brian Tart, who will edit, talks of its "clever plotting, smart characters and shocking ending," and U.K. agent Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown has already sold it on preempts in Britain and Germany, with deals closing in Italy and Holland.
- PW: NYU Panel to Look At Euro Market
The conference, held under the auspices of NYU's Center for Publishing, will include Peter Mayer; Richard Charkin, new CEO of Macmillan London; John Sargent; agent Georges Borchardt; Knopf rights director Carol Janeway; and Bertelsmann Books Online chief executive Chip Austin.For information,
- Job Moves: January 22, 2014
Sherman was previously an agent at FinePrint Literary Management.