- Job Moves: June 26, 2014
Jennifer Laughran has been promoted to senior agent, and Jennifer Mattson has been promoted to agent.
- Argo Navis Adds Eight Lit Agencies
The Perseus Books Group's Argo Navis service, for authors who want to self-publish but have an agent, has added eight new literary agents as clients.
- Touched by an Alien
After she manages to kill it, secret agents whisk her away and explain that these “superbeings” are humans mutated by alien parasites.
- Gluck Joins Walsh at Morris
The move was another sign of new dynamism at WMA, which was rattled last fall by two major defections: author Tom Clancy and senior agent and board member Robert Gottlieb, who took a number of clients and other agents with him to his Trident Media Group.
- In the Wind
That innocent errand sets the ex-cop on a path that will bring her into conflict with FBI agents, her former Chicago police colleagues and even her mentor, FBI Agent Jim Tilquist.
- Shades of Desire
Agent: Holly Root, Waxman Literary Agency.
- Red Rover, Red Rover
But there's little time for holding hands: a U.S. agent is following Lydia and even her maestro seems to be involved.
- Jill Corcoran Expands Into Adult Market
Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult market, has announced the addition of four new agents.Timothy Travaglini, the former director of children's acquisitions at Open Road, has joined the company as a litera
- Giles Gordon
Giles Gordon, the flamboyant British agent and author—who began as a publisher—died November 14, two weeks after a fall at his home that left him in a coma.
- Short Takes
Julia Serebrinsky at Harper's Ecco imprint preempted a new Canadian novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely , about a Jewish girl in prerevolutionary Russia, for a significant six figures from Canadian agent Dean Cooke.
- Spy Story
Neither wooden dialogue or forgettable characters can do in a plot as strong as former FBI and CIA agent Burke provides.
Agent: Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
- The Burning Edge
Agent: AMB Literary Management.
- Green Tapped to Head Abrams Artists
Longtime literary agent Simon Green has been tapped to head the book and publishing division of Abrams Artists Agency.
- Red Station
Harry soon figures out that the job is a sham and that those agents who decide to try to return to England wind up dead.