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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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Red Sofa Literary Principal Threatens to Sue Other Agents, Author

An attorney representing Dawn Frederick of Red Sofa Literary agency threatened two agents and an author with legal action unless they retract tweets casting aspersions upon Frederick and desist from further tweets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 8: #BlackLivesMatter

The sadness, exhaustion, anger and frustration that have been expressed by Black people across social media this week have, of course, been felt for centuries.But, by living so much through our screens right now, observing video footage, scrolling through reposted statements and infographics,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-06-05 16:46:27 UTC ]
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Joyce to handle rights for Jenny Brown Associates

Andrea Joyce, until recently rights director at Canongate, is to handle rights for Edinburgh-based literary agency Jenny Brown Associates. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 13:35:17 UTC ]
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Langlee leaves Kate Nash to join North Literary Agency

Lina Langlee has left the Kate Nash Literary Agency to join the North Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 09:53:50 UTC ]
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Bradshaw launches literary agency to help crack open 'London-centric' industry

Sophie Bradshaw, former non-fiction publisher at The History Press, has launched a new literary agency and editorial consultancy, drawing on her 17 years’ experience in the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 08:11:42 UTC ]
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Vigliano Buys Back His Agency

David Vigliano has bought back the assets of his eponymous literary agency from Y Entertainment Group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency brings in 'mentorship' programme for authors

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is launching a six-month mentorship programme for aspiring authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 22:15:47 UTC ]
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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 09:01:20 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Abbie Greaves

Abbie Greaves studied at Cambridge University before going on to work for a literary agency. She now lives in Edinburgh and is writing her second novel. Her debut The Silent Treatment, was inspired by a newspaper article about a boy in Japan who had never seen his parents speak to one another... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 11:39:05 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on new stories: helping others tell tales | Editorial

Everyone’s favourite stormtrooper will be developing new movies with Netflix – one of several creators who have turned to enabling the work of othersToni Morrison knew a thing or two about stories. In 1994 she saw the “political correctness debate” as being about “the power to be able to define.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-15 18:32:03 UTC ]
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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

I SIT WITH María Lynch and Sandra Pareja in the sixth-story office of Casanovas & Lynch, a literary agency in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Lynch is a partner at the agency, Pareja does foreign rights, and both of them are also literary agents. We talk about the many roles an agent... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-06 13:30:42 UTC ]
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But Hunter Biden… 

“But her emails.” Following the 2016 presidential election, those words entered American media lore as shorthand for one of the most grievous errors made by the press in its coverage of the campaign: that it overhyped Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to balance out Donald Trump’s... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-28 13:08:46 UTC ]
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