- Global Publishing Leaders 2017: Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.
The Commercial segment distributes magazines, books and others through subscription agents.
- Global Publishing Leaders 2017: Kyowon Co. Ltd.
Kyowon's catalogue has 63 series, 90% of which are developed in house, with the remainder published in translation from around the world.Kyowon has a sales force of 35,000 agents who work with 18,000 teachers to guide children through home study materials.The company’s publishing operations ar
- The YA Book That Has the YA Community Crying Foul
This, according to some YA authors—as well as a few agents and editors—is what happened with Handbook for Mortals, which was released on August 15 by a new publishing arm of the pop culture news website, GeekNation.Phil Stamper, a YA author who was among the first to take to social
- A Trio of Fall Titles Celebrates Virginia Lee Burton’s Rich Legacy
“I asked Amy Rennert, my agent at the time, to submit the book proposal exclusively to HMH, since Houghton Mifflin was Burton’s publisher, and I loved the idea of my biography of her sitting beside her own books.”
- Religion Book Deals: August 2017
Agent Don Cutler brokered the deal.
- International Hot Book Properties, Week of August 21, 2017
Rights are controlled by Grøndahl’s agent, Paul Sebes at Sebes & Bisseling in the Netherlands.
- New York Review Books Brings Back Maira Kalman Classics
Like Max, I’ve traveled to Paris and India, and I wanted these stories to reflect that sense of curiosity, discovery, and humor that keep us going.”Finding New Life, New ReadersFor New York Review Children’s Collection editor Edwin Frank, acquiring these five Kalman titles to reissue was “a no
- Australian Authors Start Online Marketplace
If a publisher, scout or agent is interested in an author’s work, they email the ASA and they will connect them directly to the author or illustrator.The pilot program, which launched on July, 19, focuses on adult fiction, poetry, and short stories.Three children's and young adult
- The BookLife Prize: Checking in with Kipp Wessel
It’s still an Indie title, but if it can find the right agent or publishing house—I’d be thrilled to see it widen its reach and audience.
- Multiple Authors Get Together on ‘Best. Night. Ever.’
“Most of us met through social media and have been friends since before we had agents or had books published,” said Malone of her fellow collaborators.
- Hundreds of Queries and an Abandoned Manuscript: The Long, Winding Path to Publication
Two and half years in, I got an agent who promised we’d revise a bit and then send it out.
- Obituary: Rebecca Bond
During that time, she also took classes at the Rhode Island School of Design with author-illustrator David Macaulay and with art professor and agent Judy Sue Goodwin-Sturges, who went on to become an important mentor.
- Obituary: Jill McElmurry
Her books were named Booklist Editor’s Choice, Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year, NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book, and Sydney Taylor Notable Books, and were also selected for several state reading lists.McElmurry’s longtime agent Marcia Wernick recalled, “Jill was dedicated to getting
- Founder of Canada's Giller Prize Dies at 87
Jack Rabinovitch, the Canadian commercial real estate agent who founded The Giller Prize, died on Sunday.
- Open Book: The Magnificent Adrienne Sharp
Nelson, who was then at Oprah magazine, made Little K that month’s lead review.So when literary agent Gail Hochman sent over Sharp’s new book, the story of a young girl growing up in the heyday of old Hollywood and the beginnings of Las Vegas, with movie stars and mobsters and the