#literary agent

Publishing news tagged with #literary agent

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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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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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