- Book Deals: Week of April 6, 2020
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- Going Global with Imbolo Mbue's New Novel
Mbue is a private person—so private that when her agent was sending out Behold the Dreamers to publishers, they would google her name, “and there was nothing, because I just didn’t even exist on the internet,” she says, laughing.
- Q & A with Rae Carson
My agent and I submitted the book and my editor responded to my agent: “Is this a trilogy?”
- Tomie dePaola Remembered
Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died on March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall.
- Q & A with Rob Harrell
Then I worked on it just with my agent for about a year.I would work up a chunk and Dan , my agent, would give me his thoughts.
- Obituary: Tomie dePaola
Doug Whiteman, dePaola’s agent, former publisher, and longtime friend, offered this remembrance: “My memories of times spent with Tomie could quite literally fill a book, although perhaps not one intended for children.
- The Trouble with Big Deals
It’s also how top editors maintain their relationships with top agents, and how the industry itself maintains the status quo.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: End of March 2020
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 52 self-published titles below.
- Book Deals: Week of March 30, 2020
The agents, comparing the book to Emma Cline’s The Girls, Delia Owens’s Where the Crawdads Sing, and Quentin Tarantino’s Once upon a Time in Hollywood, said it follows a young man’s search for his missing sister that “takes him into the bright, beautiful heart of Southern California in the
- Laila Lalami Looks for Home In Her Latest
A border agent at the Los Angeles International Airport once asked her husband, who traveled with her, “How many camels did you have to trade in for her?
- The Coronavirus Takes Its Toll on Publishing
But delaying publication is not so easy, publishers and agents agreed.
- Bologna to Launch Virtual Fair, Rights Platform
The new rights platform will be open free of charge to publishers and literary agent exhibitors registered for the 2020 fair.
- Whitings Name 2020 Winners, Celebrate 35 Years
At the reception, I met many literary editors whose names I’d only read, and I weaseled my way into a dinner with the agent who represented not a few of them.
- Binc Steps In for Booksellers in Need
In a short period, Binc has secured a $100,000 donation from the American Booksellers Association, $50,000 from HarperCollins, and matching donations from both Beacon Press and literary agent Steven Malk.Along with large contributions, French emphasized the positive impact that individual donations are
- Latina Children's Authors Launch Digital Writers Series
The two discussed the reasons that authors need an agent and how to find the right one.