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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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Greene & Heaton launches underrepresented writers mentoring scheme

Literary agency Greene & Heaton is to launch a submissions initiative and mentoring scheme for writers from underrepresented backgrounds, as part of The Greene Door Project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 09:26:48 UTC ]
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RCW and Knights Of launch children's publishing workshop for authors of colour

The RCW literary agency and publisher Knights Of have announced the return of a free children’s publishing workshop for aspiring authors of colour, now in partnership with development scheme Megaphone. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-08 01:37:05 UTC ]
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DHH Agency celebrates decade in business with expansion and major deals

The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom sessions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 13:29:00 UTC ]
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Norton Halts Shipments of Blake Bailey's Roth Biography

Norton has temporarily halted the shipment and promotion of Blake Bailey's 'Philip Roth: The Biography' following allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against the author by a number of women. On Monday, Bailey’s literary agency, the Story Factory, dropped the author when those allegations... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: Watson, Little toasts 50 years in business with staunch performance in lockdown

While not celebrating its half century in exactly the manner it had planned, literary agency Watson, Little has had a solid year despite the pandemic, according to its managing director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 06:27:31 UTC ]
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Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors

The new award comes with £1,000 and is geared to writers from 'Black, ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, and working-class backgrounds.' The post Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-02 20:26:50 UTC ]
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Purdy launches Two Piers Literary Agency

A Brighton-based literary agency launches this week, headed by former Curtis Brown editor Rufus Purdy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 06:33:25 UTC ]
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Novelist Janet Woods dies, aged 81

Australian novelist Janet Woods has died at the age of 81, the Kate Nash Literary Agency has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:41:28 UTC ]
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Midas acquires The bks Agency

Cultural communications agency Midas has acquired literary agency The bks Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 23:35:15 UTC ]
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Liverpool Literary Agency signs first deal

The newly launched Liverpool Literary Agency has signed its first deal, signing Jack Byrne with Northodox Press, a publisher "catering to readers of crime fiction with the authentic voice of northern England".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 13:52:09 UTC ]
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Janet Freer obituary

My mother, Janet Freer, who has died aged 89, was a literary agent for science-fiction writers in the 1960s and 70s. She helped launch the careers of several young SF writers.Janet began work as a commercial artist before starting her publishing career in London around 1962. She spent several... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-11 15:38:47 UTC ]
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Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:35:01 UTC ]
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More on McGuigan's New Shingle, Ultra Literary

Foundry Literary + Media co-founder Peter McGuigan has provided more details on his new literary agency Ultra Literary, which we announced last week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the Agent: Regina Brooks

We talk with Serendipity Literary Agency founder Regina Brooks, who has built a roster of award-winning authors and illustrators while remaining committed to making the publishing industry more diverse. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to pitch a new project

The Borough Press editor and Rising Star 2020 Ore Agbaje-Williams – who spearheaded her company's BAME open submissions period with The Good Literary Agency – shares her top tips for pitching and launching a new work project. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 02:15:30 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Iran’s Blue Circle Literary Agency

The world health crisis has had tangible impact on a new literary agency in Tehran, one of its core staffers contracting the virus during reopenings. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Iran’s Blue Circle Literary Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-24 15:31:03 UTC ]
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Starkey dropped by RCW over slavery comments

Historian David Starkey, who has caused outrage by his comments on slavery, has been dropped by his literary agency Rogers, Coleridge & White (RCW). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 21:50:34 UTC ]
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Lindsay Literary Agency sponsors diversity scholarship for third year

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a diversity scholarship for a third year, with the successful applicant getting a place at the Virtual Writers' Weekend. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 16:16:51 UTC ]
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