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“It’s the beginning of a relationship, either between an author and editor or an author and an agent—and authors can understand just how far they have to go to get a contract.”Publishers and agents also use the conference as a place to hold meetings, network, scout new talent, and
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“The perception of being first is what counts, and that's what's up to the agent.”
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Intellectually, my agenting job is really important.
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asked one agent.
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Jennifer Laughran has been named senior agent; she was formerly agent.
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But that doesn't mean agents should roll over and accept the new terms.
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Agent: Clare Hulton, Clare Hulton Literary Agency.
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Morel also connects her writers with literary agents in instances where agents need to create proposals from scratch.
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Last summer Carrie Kania left HarperCollins to become an agent in the U.K.
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Credit the agents and scouts for that.
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“It’s about putting the interests of the department, and each individual client, over the individual agent,” he added.Julia Cheiffetz at Simon & Schuster’s One Signal imprint, who acquired Stelter’s 2020 book Hoax from Queen, said she appreciated how quickly the agent was able to adapt,
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The book has an English agent because author Patrick Marnham comes from over there.
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The agent was Howard Morhaim.Lower Bids Sometimes WinSuch was the case in a recent auction held by agent Jane Dystel for a book by Dr.
Sansom titled Winter inMadrid via agent JeanNaggar, who sold U.S. rights.
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“That is the $100 million question,” said another agent.