- 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.
- 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.
- Can There Be Book Deals Without Meals?
Oh, right, it’s my stomach growling.
- 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.”
- Obituary: Karen Blumenthal
Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights published by Roaring Brook in February.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and XI Threatens a New Cold War
Wall Street Journal reporters Davis and Wei deliver an essential look at recent U.S.
- 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!
- Book Deals: Week of May 11, 2020
-based reporters who, per HC, have “unique access” to the pair and are writing the book with “the participation of those closest to the couple.”
- Bologna's Virtual Fair Draws 60,000 Online Visitors
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair hosted a virtual edition of the fair this week, from May 4–7, and attracted more than 60,000 online visitors, 75% from outside Italy, organizers reported.
- Rights Report: Week of May 4, 2020
Kelly Delaney at Knopf has acquired world rights to The Disappearing Mr.