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Rights Roundup: It Is Still Good To Be Max Seeck

News of rights sales from publishers and literary agents today come from England, Norway, Finland, Italy, and Germany. The post Rights Roundup: It Is Still Good To Be Max Seeck appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-17 21:18:39 UTC ]
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AALA Expands Membership Criteria, Updates Canon of Ethics

The Association of American Literary Agents has expanded its membership criteria and canon of ethics in an effort to create, as it explained, a "more equitable, participatory, diverse, and inclusive publishing community." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When You Learn Your Mother Was a Serious Writer Only After She’s Gone

In March 2021, my mother, Nancy Bourne, a lifelong nonsmoker, died of lung cancer. Two weeks before that, though, as she cycled in and out of hospital wards, she was on her laptop sending off a flurry of query letters to literary agents asking for their help in selling her first novel. Six... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-06 08:52:38 UTC ]
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Agents Offer Predictions for Christian Publishing

Literary agents in Christian publishing identify hot trends for 2022, while urging publishers to diversify their lists and think about how to grow new authors who can take over for aging stars. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Books To Screen Edition: Literary Agents’ and Rights Directors’ Film Deals

Publishers and literary agents report their books to film deals, and the year ahead already is a standout for film and television adaptations. The post Books To Screen Edition: Literary Agents’ and Rights Directors’ Film Deals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-11 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse: Upgraded Cancellation Terms for 2022

With early bird pricing ending January 31, exhibitors and literary agents now can make cost-free cancellations, if need be, until May 31. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse: Upgraded Cancellation Terms for 2022 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-27 16:35:12 UTC ]
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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 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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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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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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