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More than 150 Literary Agents Sign Letter to Support HarperCollins Workers’ Strike

More than 150 literary agents signed a letter promising to stop submitting new books to HarperCollins to support striking workers. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-30 17:34:23 UTC ]
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So How Did It Go? Literary Rights Pros on Frankfurt 2022

Literary agents and rights directors describe the 2022 Frankfurt Book Fair with phrases like 'splendid,' 'beautiful,' and 'exhilarating'. The post So How Did It Go? Literary Rights Pros on Frankfurt 2022 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-25 16:36:14 UTC ]
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International Rights Pros at Frankfurt: Trends and Titles

Ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, we asked some of the most seasoned literary agents what issues and titles are top-of-mind this season. The post International Rights Pros at Frankfurt: Trends and Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-20 15:25:26 UTC ]
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Lit Agents Say S&S Acquisition Would be Bad for Business

A survey released by the Association of American Literary Agents has found that 87% of respondents oppose the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House, citing, among their chief concerns, that the deal would result in “less competition” for titles and “lower advances.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-17 04:00:00 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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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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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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