- Maud Newton Confronts Her Past
Ancestor Trouble was one of her first deals there.Julie Barer, Newton’s agent at the Book Group, had also been following her.
- Frankfurt Book Fair 2021: A Quieter Affair
More than 2,013 companies from 80 countries participated, as part of the Literary and Agents Center, rented one of the fair's new workstations, or rented a booth.
- Q & A with Katie Yamasaki
I had an agent right out of grad school, and we could never sell anything.
- Moving On Up: 'Beasts of Prey'
Between 2015 and 2019, Gray said, “I worked on the manuscript intermittently until I discovered a Twitter pitching event called #DVPit, where I was able to ‘pitch’ my book to literary agents and connect with my now-literary agent, Pete Knapp.”
- What’s in a Name? ISNI Can Tell You That
Getting vendors of rights management software solutions to store and track ISNIs would be the next great milestone for this fast-growing standard; if literary agents, publishers, book distributors, and booksellers all used ISNIs, then rights and royalties processes in book publishing would run that muc
- Obituary: Gary Paulsen
Finally, at one loud, crowded convention dinner, he came up to me out of the blue, said, ‘My agent told me I should meet you,’ then led me out to a balcony where we could talk.
- Trellis Literary Management Launches
Agents Michelle Brower, Stephanie Delman, and Allison Hunter have launched Trellis Literary Management, a new literary agency.
- The On-Sale Calendar: March 2022
March WINTER 2022March 1 One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle (Atria, $27.00; ISBN 9781982166793). 250,000 copies.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, October 10, 2021
Absolute Zero (An Agent Zero Spy Thriller—Book #12) by Jack Mars - 9781094372921 - (Jack Mars) 14.
- Mysteries and Thrillers 2021: Mission Accepted
We don’t think about the actual work, but about the champagne and cocktails.”Other readers flock to spy novels for the mesmerizing agents themselves, according to Jessica Case, deputy publisher at Pegasus Books.
- Seven Benefits of a Writing Partner
If you’re self-publishing or sending queries to agents, there will be a million and one times when you need to ask a fellow writer if something sounds good or makes sense.
- Making Sense of Freedom: PW Talks with Lea Ypi
We think that the West or liberal societies offer freedom of movement, but we don’t necessarily realize how they offer it to some agents and not others.
- Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature
Grove, which published Gurnah's debut novel, Memory of Departure, in the U.S. in 1988, is "in discussions with his agent, Peter Straus, in London about publishing new editions," said Deb Seager, director of publicity at Grove/Atlantic.
- Secrets and Lies in Anna Pitoniak’s New Thriller
“We had an agent-editor relationship, and I was flattered and excited when she chose to show me The Futures, because, of course, she knew everyone.”Hunter received the manuscript for Our American Friend in December 2019.
- In Focus: Immigration in Book Publishing
The central importance of immigration to the American experience is evident in the heated and polarizing debates over immigration and refugee policy today.