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‘More zeros than I’ve seen in my life’: the author who got a six-figure deal via ‘BookTok’

After she was dropped by her agent, Alex Aster turned to a books-obsessed corner of TikTok to gauge interest in her YA novel … and now Lightlark is one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the yearHaving finally published her first novel, Alex Aster was feeling disheartened. The book had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-16 13:32:30 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent

Richard Charkin offers 'a heartfelt apology,' writing that he now finds literary agents 'trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.' The post Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-10 17:00:17 UTC ]
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How to get your own book published: a step by step guide

Allow a budget of £4,000 to do-it-yourself, from the editing and design through to marketing“A top-of-her-game literary agent tells us she receives about 3,000 submissions a year,” says Joe Sedgwick, the head of writing services at The Literary Consultancy. “Of those, she requests to see the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-09 06:00:19 UTC ]
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Dollars, Cents, and Being Left With the Bill: Jillian Medoff on Breaking Up With Her Literary Agent

In 2008, after 13 years together, my literary agent and I parted ways. (To preserve her anonymity, let’s call her Michael Ovitz.) Between 1995 and 2002, Michael Ovitz sold two of my novels, including my debut, Hunger Point. By any measure, our partnership was a terrific success. Michael Ovitz... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-05 08:53:09 UTC ]
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AALA Names Weltz Director of the Board

In a changing of the guard, the Association of American Literary Agents has named a new director, with Jennifer Weltz stepping into a role that Gail Hochman had occupied for 20 years. With the move, the Jean V Naggar Literary agent becomes the next president of the board of the professional... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Malcolm Nance, TV pundit turned fighter in Ukraine: ‘I believe in the defense of democracy’

The MSNBC counter-terrorism expert and former US navy servicemember discusses his decision to take up arms in UkraineMalcolm Nance, MSNBC’S former military and counter-terrorism expert, is always fighting someone.As a personal and professional acquaintance of Nance, I wasn’t the least bit... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-29 10:00:38 UTC ]
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France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent

As Friday's opening of the 2022 in-person Festival du Livre de Paris approaches, Catherine Nabokov talks about nurturing 14 writers' work. The post France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-20 20:27:46 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Edition: Agent Karolina Jaszecka’s Outlook for Bologna

The Barcelona-based literary agent Karolina Jaszecka heads for Bologna with a specialty in Polish literature for young readers. (Sponsored) The post Children’s Books Edition: Agent Karolina Jaszecka’s Outlook for Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-11 13:30:36 UTC ]
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Seymour joins Johnson & Alcock from Andrew Nurnberg Associates

Charlotte Seymour has left Andrew Nurnberg Associates to join Johnson & Alcock as a literary agent, as part of a strategic expansion of the agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-05 09:36:50 UTC ]
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As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

For decades, I sat in meetings with all-white teams. The industry needs an independent body to advise on equalityI’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-01 10:00:46 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Tanya McKinnon

Over the course of her more than 20 years as a literary agent, Tanya McKinnon, founder of McKinnon Literary, has fought the good fight for the books and words of a long list of talented Black authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Strange and Janson-Smith join Gleam Futures

Adam Strange has joined Gleam Futures as head of publishing while Oscar Janson-Smith has been appointed as literary agent.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 14:45:09 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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Maidment steps up to agent at Madeleine Milburn

The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency has promoted Olivia Maidment to literary agent to build its literary fiction list.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 10:47:49 UTC ]
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Todd swaps Head of Zeus for Madeleine Milburn

Hannah Todd has left Head of Zeus to join Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency as a literary agent.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-08 14:13:56 UTC ]
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A New Agency’s Translation Rights Manager: Nicole Eisenbraun

As literary agent Ginger Clark sets up her own agency, she has brought Nicole Eisenbraun with her from Curtis Brown Ltd. The post A New Agency’s Translation Rights Manager: Nicole Eisenbraun appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-20 01:55:02 UTC ]
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Staunton swaps Gleam for YMU Books

Megan Staunton, formerly of Cornerstone and Gleam, is joining YMU Books as literary agent as part of continued expansion under m.d. Amanda Harris. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-09 23:06:45 UTC ]
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Lynn C. Franklin, Literary Agent and Memoirist on Adoption, Dies at 74

She represented Desmond Tutu and Deepak Chopra, but the book closest to her was the one she wrote about giving up her baby and then reuniting with him. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-02 22:55:48 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel and JK Rowling add lots to auction for global vaccine rollout

Fundraiser running until 21 May also includes chances to consult with star agent Jonny Geller and have a character named after you in a Sarah Pinborough novelA literary auction raising money to help vaccinate the world against coronavirus has made more than £23,000 so far, as book lovers bid to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-18 12:13:19 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 23:20:48 UTC ]
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