- Rebecca Stead Joins New Literary Agency
“In so many ways, being a literary agent is an irresistible job to me.
- All Eyes on Amazon Publishing
One agent said he would be particularly leery about taking a big author to Amazon.
- Why All the Fuss About Kindle 2 Text-to-Speech Rights?
Other agents were less skeptical.
- Reading Beyond Neurodivergent Stereotypes
Other neurodivergent writers may not be lucky enough to have agents who are neurodivergent, as my agent is—agents who will go to bat without hesitation when their clients get ableist rejections, even though doing so might impact their own careers.
- What's Ahead for Random House?
One agent would love to see the “nepotistic buy”—which he described as “buying something just to stay on the happy list of a big agent”—fall by the wayside.
- Connections, Chance, and Content Deck the Halls
It was empowering for me as a young person in the agenting business to see not only that agents still matter but so do their well-honed, traditional methods of doing business.
- Digital Book World: e-Royalties, Amazon and the Shape of Things To Come
He said that 1/3 of the agents have deals over 25% for e-book royalties and half the agents said they have deals with larger e-book royalties on backlist titles.
- Hot Deals
Agents Selling Each OtherIt's reasonably newsy when one agent sells the work of another to a publisher; when the second agent then reciprocates by selling the work of the first in turn, something is clearly going on.
- Short Takes
Agent for the North American rights deal was Laura Langlie....
- Short Takes
Susan Newman, and Diggs paid a quarter-million to an agent new to us, Djana Pearson Morris of Washington's Pearson Morris & Belt.
- The Third Circle
The time is 1972, and Prevadello's ``milk run'' is to go to Vienna and meet a defecting Russian double agent.
- People: Week of 8/2/10
Pinter to Waxman Jason Pinter is joining the Waxman Literary Agency as an agent.
- Heat Seeker
Agent: Ethan Ellenberg, Ethan Ellenberg Agency.
- They Call Me Alexandra Gastone
Agent: Lucy Carson, Friedrich Agency.
Agent: Robert Gottlieb, Trident Media Group.