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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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Hitchens Biography Proceeds, Against His Widow’s Wishes

Carol Blue-Hitchens and her late husband’s literary agent are discouraging friends from participating in a book tentatively titled “Pamphleteer: The Life and Times of Christopher Hitchens.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-04 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Christopher Little, Who Built an Empire Around a Boy Wizard, Dies at 79

As a struggling literary agent in London, he took a chance on J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, turning her books into the most lucrative literary franchise in history. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-27 22:39:44 UTC ]
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Walters promoted to senior literary agent at DLA

Nick Walters at David Luxton Associates has been promoted to senior literary agent and rights manager in recognition of his "outstanding contribution" to the agency over the years.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 12:55:15 UTC ]
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Advice to the New Guard: A Conversation with Translator Jessica Cohen by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Since 2003, Jessica Cohen has published over twenty books translated from Hebrew to English. Among other honors, she shared the 2017 Man Booker International Prize with author David Grossman for her translation of Grossman’s A Horse Walks... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-11-20 16:36:29 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair: Robert Caskie

Robert Caskie established Robert Caskie Ltd in April this year. He co-founded Caskie Mushens in 2017, after previous roles as senior agent and chief operating officer at PFD. The literary agent reckons any online equivalent will struggle to live up to the physical book fair—if he can get logged... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 10:17:05 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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Bolinda scoops Mennuti comedy about publishing world

Bolinda has scooped a “laugh out loud” romantic comedy by debut author Aly Mennuti, featuring a literary agent based partly on the author's own, Simon Trewin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 02:20:12 UTC ]
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My Job in Five: Hayley Steed

Describe your role.  I’m a literary agent and book to screen agent at The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency. I enjoy the best of both worlds—I’m a primary agent to an amazing roster of writers, selling book rights to the UK, US and Canada, plus I handle the adaptation rights for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 08:20:11 UTC ]
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Felicity Bryan dies, aged 74

Literary agent Felicity Bryan has died, aged 74. She died on Sunday (June 21st) at her home in Kidlington "as she had wished", according to a statement from her family. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 06:13:43 UTC ]
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Obituary: U.K. Literary Agent Felicity Bryan

Felicity Bryan, founder of Felicity Bryan Associates and one of Britain’s most respected literary agents, died June 21 of cancer. She was 74. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the debut author

It was Sunday 22nd March when I emailed Carrie, my literary agent, telling her I’d had an idea in the bath and although it felt far-fetched, I wanted to explore it and could she please call me on Monday for a quick chat. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 11:19:54 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: June 10, 2020

Zondervan takes a gift book on ‘How Far You Have Come,’ literary agent Blythe Daniel gets her own book deal, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Frances Goldin

Longtime literary agent and left-wing activist Frances Goldin died May 16. She was 95. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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