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Regina Brooks Named AALA President

The founder and CEO of Serendipity Literary Agency has been elected to lead the Association of American Literary Agents, succeeding Jennifer Weltz of JVNLA. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Edition Interview: Agent Urpu Strellman, Back to Publishing

With Helsinki Literary Agency selling up to 150 books yearly, its former CEO, Urpu Strellman, heads for her publishing roots at Art House. The post Rights Edition Interview: Agent Urpu Strellman, Back to Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-06-07 17:49:17 UTC ]
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Writers House Exec Al Araneo Dies at 53

Araneo, who worked at Penguin, Doubleday, and Bookspan before creating the contracts department at Writers House in 2006, was the literary agency's executive v-p and director of business affairs. He died of natural causes on May 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Richard Parks Dies at 83

Parks, who ran his own eponymous literary agency for more than 35 years, counted Jonathan Lethem, Jonathan Carroll, and Susan Straight among his clients. He died of complications from dementia on April 23. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anjali Singh on Launching Her Own Literary Agency

Singh, an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary and the former editorial director at Other Press, has worn many hats in her 30-year career in publishing. Now, at the helm of the Anjali Singh Agency, she's starting yet another professional chapter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: JVNLA and Esku Cooking Up Deals

A literary agency merger serves up culinary publishing as our Rights Roundup highlights books published in Turkish, Catalan, French, German, and Finnish. The post Rights Roundup: JVNLA and Esku Cooking Up Deals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-11 21:40:51 UTC ]
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The Ekus Group Joins Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency

Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency has acquired cookbook-focused literary agency the Ekus Group, which will operate as a boutique culinary division. Owner Sally Ekus will head up representation of cookbook and lifestyle titles as senior literary agent. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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LitAg Short Takes: Kalem Agency and Italian Literary Agency

Quick snapshots from two long-time Frankfurt veterans, Kalem Agency and Italian Literary Agency, on their latest projects. The post LitAg Short Takes: Kalem Agency and Italian Literary Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-20 12:05:43 UTC ]
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West Coast Publishing Fixture Peter Beren Dies at 75

After starting his career with San Francisco's And/Or Books, Beren rose to become publisher of Sierra Club Books and, following stints with Via Books and Palace Press, started his own consulting and literary agency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letting a Wild Ride Be a Wild Ride: A Conversation with Amy Spangler, by Ipek Sahinler & Iclal Vanwesenbeeck

Letting a Wild Ride Be a Wild Ride: A Conversation with Amy Spangler, by Ipek Sahinler & Iclal Vanwesenbeeck Interviews [email protected] Wed, 07/05/2023 - 14:43 Amy Spangler is the co-translator (with Nermin Menemencioğlu) of Leylâ Erbil’s A... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-07-05 19:43:55 UTC ]
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Nigel J. Yorwerth, Known for Eponymous Publishing Consultancy and Literary Agency, Dies at 72

Yorwerth, who founded Yorthwerth Associates in 2003, is remembered for his advocacy for authors in the self-help and spiritual categories and as a fixture of the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Leaf Literary & Media Evolves Team to Meet Changing Industry Demands

The New York City-based literary agency announced three new director-level promotions among several new hires and staff changes across the agency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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United Talent Agency Grows Its Literary Business

With the acquisition of the literary agency Fletcher & Company, UTA added hundreds of authors to its client roster. The deal comes amid consolidation in the entertainment industry. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-04 17:18:03 UTC ]
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UTA Buys Fletcher & Company

The Hollywood talent agency is further expanding its presence in book publishing with the acquisition of the independent literary agency Fletcher & Co. After buying U.K.-based agency Curtis Brown in June 2022, the acquisition will see UTA add 12 full-time staffers to its publishing division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Sedgwick, celebrated children’s author, dies aged 54

Tributes have flooded in for the much-loved writer, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults including the recent Be the Change handbooksAuthor Marcus Sedgwick, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults, has died aged 54. His literary agency RCW has confirmed his death,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-17 13:02:14 UTC ]
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What Five Years with a Predatory Vanity Press Taught Me About Art and Success

Every few months, I receive an email or phone call from someone who claims to work for a literary agency or publishing entity. In the lengthy messages variegated with bold-faced sentences, or voicemails in which the speaker mispronounces my maiden name, I’m promised six-figure book deals with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-22 08:52:55 UTC ]
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Guillory launches the Underline Literary Agency in Glasgow

Robbie Guillory is leaving the Kate Nash Literary Agency to start his own agency in Glasgow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 13:20:05 UTC ]
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Osei promoted to junior agent at The Good Literary Agency

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has promoted Gyamfia Osei to junior literary agent to build a commercial and upmarket fiction list alongside one for non-fiction authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 05:38:45 UTC ]
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PFD to launch Queer Fiction Prize

Literary agency Peters Fraser + Dunlop is launching the Queer Fiction Prize, with author Okechukwu Nzelu among the judges for the inaugural award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-05 18:48:23 UTC ]
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Tauber Founds the Watermark Agency

Mark Tauber, former publisher of HarperOne and who oversaw Chronicle's Prism imprint and audio division, has formed a new literary agency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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