- Religion Book Deals: January 2017
/Commonwealth rights to the title from the author’s agent, Sheree Bykofsky.IVP ‘Reconstructs’ the GospelGreg Daniel with Daniel Literary Group sold world rights to IVP for a new book by Strangers at my Door author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.
- Dear Publishers: Latinos Read Books, Too
These cultural gatekeepers—publishers, editors, agents—are simply unfamiliar with Latinos.
- BookLife Prize in Fiction Awarded to 'The Vanirim'
Slee is building on the idea on a Facebook page and plans to test it out with the sequel to The Vanirim.For now, Slee will continue to self-publish (he’s had a heck of a debut year, after all), but if the right agent or publisher were to come along, one who could
- Justice a Hot Topic for Religion Publishers
Strain of Catholic Relief Services, examines immigration through the lens of Catholic social teachings.In All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S.
- Book Deals: Week of January 23, 2017
Walker in a deal negotiated with Rae Shirvington, a rights agent with EBury Publishing UK, a division of Penguin Random House.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers, January 2017
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 50 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- Publishing Community Mounts Trump Protests
In New York City, a group organized by Farrar, Straus & Giroux editor Sarah Crichton, and writers Rebecca Okrent and Marilyn Johnson, has dubbed itself “Don’t Trump on U.S.” and has gathered more then 350 editors, agents, writers, and artists to march on Trump Tower.
- S&S Children's Authors Protest Yiannopoulos Deal
“I believe these authors and illustrators were motivated by the belief that by banding together to make a public statement, they will provide courage to others who are faced with similar dilemmas,” agent Erin Murphy said in a statement.
- Future House Publishing: A Young Press Off to a Bright Start
Evertaster, a middle-grade novel about a boy in search of the most delicious thing in the world (“Indiana Jones meets Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) was shopped around by his agent, Alyssa Henkin at Trident Media Group.
- Rights Report: Week of January 10, 2017
Publication is scheduled for May 2017; Porinchak, an agent with the Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, represented herself.
- Book Deals: Week of January 9, 2017
Souza, who once worked as an intelligence analyst in the Drug Enforcement Agency, has received accolades for his short crime fiction, including an honorable mention for the Al Blanchard Award in 2010.Porinchak Takes True Crime Title to Simon PulseFiona Simpson of Simon & Schuster acquired world rights f
- It’s Terminal: A Successful Mystery Novelist Goes Indie
Karp went through Amazon and used its self-publishing White Glove Program, which is available exclusively to agented authors, which Karp is (he’s represented by Mel Berger at William Morris Endeavor).
- PW's Most-Read Opinion Pieces of 2016
Why Most Amazon Reader Reviews are Worthless "I’ve been an agent for 40 years.
- Select Book Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs in 2017
., June 23–28*The Writers’ League of Texas 2016 Agents & Editors Conference, Austin, Tex., June 30–July 221st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference, New Rochelle, N.Y., TBDSeoul International Book Fair, Seoul, TBDJuly*ThrillerFest, New York City, July 11–15*Comic-Con Internationa
- Getting It Right
One reader said I should call federal agents and get the immigrants deported.