- Weitzman Tabbed U.S. Rep to JIBF
She will also be instrumental in coordinating U.S. participation in the editorial and agent fellowship program.
- An Editor at Sea
Naturally, she figured there might be a book in it, and so did her agent, Gail Ross, who auctioned the proposal called Casting Off: My Unlikely Mid-Life Adventure on the High Seas, and found a winner in HarperCollins executive editor David Hirshey.
- New Series Character for Robert B. Parker
But fans of Parker's popular Spenser character needn't worry: Parker, who is represented by agent Helen Brann, will continue to do that series as well, with the next entry, Small Vices, out on March 31.
- A Peek at the May 2 'PW'
The Soapbox is by agent Jennifer Weltz who describes selling foreign rights via Skype.
- Kelly's First Deal
\t\tNew Morrow editor-in-chief Betty Nichols Kelly has acquired her first book with a reported $500,000 preemptive bid to agent Alex Smithline to publish Link, a first novel by 28-year-old screenwriter Walt William Becker.
- HM Looks at 'Toddler Culture'
He took Toddler Culture by investigative journalist and broadcaster Susan Gregory Thomas from agent Tina Bennett at Janklow & Nesbit.
Toni Mendez-Shapiro, former Rockette and longtime literary agent, died at her home in Manhattan on March 9.
- Gray Family Memoir for RH
It was a North American rights buy from agent Georges Borchardt, for a substantial six figures.
- First Novelist Hecht for Harper
Menaker bought world rights from agent David McCormick at the Collins-McCormick agency.
- S&S to Distribute Kindle Bestseller John Locke
The deal, which was negotiated by agent Jane Dystel, is an exclusive agreement whereby S&S will handle getting Locke's eight Donovan Creed novels into the retail market.
- New Look at Lizzie Borden
Karp bought North American rights from agent Tina Bennett at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in 2005.
- Legal Expert Turns Novelist
Goldstein's agent is one not normally associated with fiction: former HM publisher Wendy Strothman in Boston.
- Mayflower Next for Philbrick
Viking's Wendy Wolf bought the untitled project from agent Stuart Krichevsky, for North American rights only, but publication is four years away; the author is still working on his next book.
- Knowing Mr. Rogers
Now Madigan is putting it all into a Rogers memoir called I'm Proud of You, and in a recent auction run by Coast agent B.J.
- Fictionwise to End Branded Stores
According to a post on agent and e-book publisher Richard Curtis’ Web site, Fictionwise will close its branded stores by the end of the month.