- Book Deals: Week of July 26, 2021
PRH CEO Markus Dohle made the announcement, but the publisher declined to name the editor or agent involved with the acquisition.
- AAPI Voices Lead
Looking past the many stereotypes imposed on their communities, a broad range of Asian American and Pacific Islander authors are poised to deliver thoughtful, inspiring, and carefully rendered accounts of their history and contemporary life.
- Religion Book Deals: July 28, 2021
IVP’s associate editor Ethan McCarthy acquired world rights to the book, which was agented by Wolgemuth & Associates.
- Fall 2021 Children's Announcements: Publishers R-Z
Random HouseThis Is a Gift for You by Emily Winfield Martin (Sept. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1416-1) pays tribute to the simple joys of life and nature, and reminds readers that the greatest gift we have is time spent together.
- Fall 2021 Children's Announcements: Publishers M-Q
Agent Moose is back on the case in Moose on a Mission by Mo O’Hara, illus. by Jess Bradley (Aug. 3, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-22222-0), ages 6–9.
- Obituary: Floyd Cooper
One of his first tasks upon arriving in New York was to seek out representation and Cooper said that he credited his children’s book career to his first agent, artist representative Libby Ford, who got his portfolio seen at children’s book houses.
- Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: August 2021
An FBI cryptographer during World War II attempts to find the code in a seemingly innocent letter when the agent assigned to help her goes missing.Aug. 3Beyond the Tides (Revell, $15.99, trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8007-3737-5).
- Samira Ahmed: Telling the Stories of Revolutionary Girls
Eventually she began querying agents and connected with Eric Smith of P.S.
- Fatal Flight: PW Talks with Rory Clements
Other powerful forces, of course, would have wished him dead, thus killing off the hope of a treaty.What’s the advantage of having your lead be an American, rather than a British intelligent agent?
- Fall 2021 Children's Announcements: Publishers F-L
Faber & FaberThe Longer the Wait, the Bigger the Hug by Eoin McLaughlin, illus. by Polly Dunbar (Sept. 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-571-37038-2).
- Book Deals: Week of July 19, 2021
Watson took North American rights from Rebecca Wearmouth, head of foreign rights at the British agency Peters Fraser + Dunlop, on behalf of PFD literary agent Adam Gauntlett.
- Cover Reveal: Two New Stuart Gibbs Projects to Pub Back-to-Back
Featuring illustrations by Stacy Curtis, this paper-over-board series skews familiar tropes and stereotypes of fairy tales and other lore to comic effect.Spy School’s Genesis and GrowthThe nine-book Spy School series follows the misadventures of innately nerdy Ben Ripley, a CIA agent wannabe who is rec
- Brooks Sherman, Bent Agency Contract Dispute Lands in Court
A contract dispute between YA literary agent Brooks Sherman and his former employer, the Bent Agency, and its founder Jenny Bent, has landed in New York State court.In a complaint first filed in New York State Supreme Court in April, Sherman claims that the agency is withholding hundreds of
- Lisa Harding's Sophomore Novel Comes Stateside
“I’m an editorial agent.
- A Mouthful of Air: PW Talks with Amy Koppelman
I couldn’t even find an agent.