- BookExpo 2019: Holly M. McGhee Adds Dimension to Listening
Is your head awhirl at BookExpo as you juggle your author and literary agent personas?
- BookExpo 2019: Star Watch Celebrates Five Years
“Honoring those people who are innovating and improving the industry, and inspiring their colleagues infuses publishing professionals everywhere with renewed vigor,” he adds.Each year, judges from PW, the American Booksellers Association, and the Frankfurt Book Fair select honorees from hundreds of nominees who rep
- BookExpo 2019: Reese Is the Word
"We work primarily through established agents and scouts," said Neustadter.
- NYRF 2019: Film Scouts Talk Trends
The amount of money that these companies are giving directly to authors for their content is life-changing.”Sanders agreed, but also celebrated the role of film scouts and co-agents in making any piece of content come alive for a producer or studio executive—driving these major deals.
- BookExpo 2019: How Far Will John Hodgman Go for Fame?
This hasn’t stopped him from pursuing the limelight and the status that comes with “minor celebrity,” as he describes it.The bestselling author, actor, podcaster, one-time literary agent at Writers House, PC guy on Mac ads, and The Daily Show Resident Expert and Deranged Billionaire is back
- BookExpo 2019: Mac Barnett’s Creative Hat Trick
My agent, Steve Malk, and I both have a deep interest in the history of picture books, and one day we were talking about Brown, and the idea came up of doing a picture book biography of her.
- BookExpo 2019: Tochi Onyebuchi Channels Rage and Hope
“It shows that it’s not enough to have diverse authors—you also need agents, marketing, and editors who will understand and relate.
- YA Addresses #MeToo
A year later, she shopped it to agent Brianne Johnson.
- BookExpo 2019: New York Rights Fair Program
Gabriella Page-Fort (moderator), editorial director, Amazon Crossing; Peter Borland, v-p, editor-in-chief, Atria Books; Claire Sabatie-Garat, literary agent, the Italian Literary Agency; Marleen Seegers, owner and foreign rights agent, 2 Seas Agency; Barbara Zitwer, owner,
- BookExpo 2019: Finding an Audience for Books in Translation
“Yet, when it comes to international literature, especially literature in translation, most have no direct connection with other important links in that chain—foreign publishers, agents, producers, and other booksellers.
- BookExpo 2019: The New York Rights Fair Returns
It is absolutely essential that there is an opportunity for them to meet with agents and editors in New York,” she says, adding, “It also must be said that many of the U.S. publishers who publish translated fiction are not based in .
- In Praise of Jerusalem and the New Book Forum
The editors, agents, and publicists are “angel investors,” Dohle continued, noting that even though “this is a business of failure...
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: May 2019
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 95 self-published titles below.
- A Haunted House Mystery: PW Talks with T. Marie Vandelly
I was a real estate agent for a while, and I remember stigmatized properties being discussed at great length.
- Adrienne Brodeur Relives a Lie-Laden Childhood In 'Wild Game'
She adds, “I was sent on the journey to write the book when I realized I did not want to mother the way my mother had mothered me.”Brodeur had rented space for Aspen Words in the New York offices of the Book Group, a literary agency, and became friends with agent Brettne Bloom