- Publishers Raise, Donate Funds to Antiracist Causes
Publishers Quarto Group and Tin House Books are both committing funding to causes supporting black rights and social justice in response to the civil unrest nationwide following the killling of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.On Twitter, Tin House announced that it donated $5,000 to Don't Shoot
- Rights Report: Week of June 1, 2020
Joni Sussman at Kar-Ben has acquired world rights to Bonnie Lindauer's (l.)
- Book Deals: Week of June 1, 2020
Lorenz, a technology reporter for the New York Times, was represented in the world rights deal by Pilar Queen at United Talent Agency.Epstein’s ‘Hangman’ Tips to DoubledayA Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein was acquired by Carolyn Williams at Doubleday.
- Three Agents Resign After Red Sofa Literary Owner's Tweet
Imagine if you were black right now."
- Minneapolis Bookstores Deal With Fire, Vandalism During Chaotic Weekend
s year-old outlet in the City of Brotherly Love, reported that a large display window was shattered during Saturday night rioting in Center City, but that the window was safety glass; the pane behind it remained intact, though it was graffitied.
- Rights Report: Week of May 25, 2020
Amy Cloud at HMH has bought world rights to The Do-Over by Coni Yovaniniz and Rodrigo Vargas.
- Commission Reps See Challenges Ahead—As Well As Opportunities
Let’s make the most of the tools at our disposal to keep publishers and booksellers connected, to advocate for them, to promote the right books, and to keep everybody in business.”
- Can There Be Book Deals Without Meals?
Oh, right, it’s my stomach growling.
- Obituary: Karen Blumenthal
Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights published by Roaring Brook in February.
- Bloomsbury Hoping Digital Gains Will Soften Covid-19 Impacts
“Under this severe but plausible downside scenario, has sufficient liquidity to be able to manage these downside assumptions,” the company reported.
- Restructuring at Simon & Schuster Children’s
McElderry Books, Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, Salaam Reads and Denene Millner Books imprints.Liesa Abrams, currently v-p and editorial director of Simon Pulse, will now be v-p, executive editor-at-large, reporting to Garfield.
- Rights Report: Week of May 18, 2020
Megan Ilnitzki at HarperCollins has acquired world rights to One Wish by M.O.
- YA Authors Move Online
It all makes sense, but there’s nothing normal about this right now.”Tokuda-Hall found comfort in the fact that some of her favorite authors have been willing to do joint events that would have been impossible before the coronavirus outbreak.
- Adaptation, the Amazon Problem, and Future Trends: A Bologna 2020 Panel
“Interestingly, we’ve had a few rights deals which have come through, mainly with Korea and Taiwan,” Wolf said, speculating that perhaps circumstances have begun to improve in those East Asian countries.
- Rights Report: Week of May 11, 2020
Sylvie Frank at S&S/Wiseman has acquired world rights to Chirp!