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A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction

Long under-appreciated in the French book business, literary agents are making headway in rights and representation. A new report looks at their gains.  The post A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-15 11:06:45 UTC ]
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Going solo: Four literary agents on setting up their new firms

Four literary agents share their experiences of departing esteemed firms and setting up on their own in the midst of the pandemic Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-01 13:00:14 UTC ]
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Seeing My Filipino Immigrant Self in Ellison’s “Invisible Man”

As a Filipino American immigrant, I’ve been aware of my invisibility from the time I set foot in the United States. I perceived it when coworkers looked past me, when store clerks and waiters talked to my white companions instead of me, and when editors and literary agents told me Filipino... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-28 11:05:21 UTC ]
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CAA to Acquire ICM

In a deal that will see two of Hollywood's most powerful talent agencies come together, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has agreed to purchase ICM Partners. Both companies have significant outposts in New York book publishing, with CAA having 11 literary agents on staff and ICM having 17. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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B B Alston | 'It seemed like one of those careers that was so far beyond anything I could do'

In October 2018, B B Alston was waiting for an interview for a temp job when he spotted the #DVPit contest on Twitter, a hashtag inviting aspiring authors from marginalised backgrounds to pitch their ideas to literary agents. He had a middle-grade fantasy manuscript about an inner-city black... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-06 03:56:26 UTC ]
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Opportunity: India Literature and Publishing Sector Research

The British Council is seeking proposals from researchers to conduct research into India’s trade publishing and literature sectors, identifying opportunities for internationalisation and identifying challenges and issues faced by publishers and other literature organisations from working and... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-10-26 15:43:22 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Events: Riky Stock’s Agent Webinar Picks

In the absence of in-person book fair meetings, literary agents are hosting webinars to pitch titles at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Frankfurt Events: Riky Stock’s Agent Webinar Picks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 23:08:52 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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Three Agents Resign After Red Sofa Literary Owner's Tweet

Three literary agents affiliated with Red Sofa Literary, a boutique agency in St. Paul, Minn., resigned this past weekend after its principal tweeted that she was calling police to report looting on her block. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering a '360-degree view of the potential, Italy's agents are organizing during the 'critical situation' imposed by COVID-19. The post Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering what they call their ‘360-degree view of the potential as well as the shortcomings of the publishing industry,’ Italy’s literary agents are organizing during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘For a New Start After the... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking more literary agents to move outside the capital–to help promote inclusion. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 13:41:58 UTC ]
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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

Do writers need literary agents to get published and find success with their writing? Are there times when getting an agent doesn't make sense? We answer these questions here. The post Do Writers Need Literary Agents? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-24 21:29:37 UTC ]
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Agents Highlight Leading Christian Publishing Trends

Literary agents specializing in Christian publishing discuss the latest industry trends, including a growing interest in self-help as well as books geared toward millennials. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers?

Do literary agents steal ideas? Do editors and publishers? Is there any way to protect yourself? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-11 03:44:03 UTC ]
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Do Literary Agents Work on Weekends?

Do literary agents work on weekends? If so, is this a better time to submit my query or manuscript? Does it matter what time of day? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Work on Weekends? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-06 19:58:02 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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Do Literary Agents Cost Money?

Do literary agents cost money? If so, what should I expect? If not, how do they earn a living? Either way, are literary agents worth it? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Cost Money? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-02-25 21:16:16 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 16:30:25 UTC ]
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Publishing has to keep up with the world, not the other way round | Candice Carty-Williams

A survey of diversity – or lack of it – in the US books industry makes for dismal reading once moreThe results of a survey of diversity in the world of US publishing were released last month. The figures cover executives, editorial staff, sales, publicity and marketing as well as reviewers,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-08 07:00:31 UTC ]
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