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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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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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