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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta Calls Book World Without Judith Jones 'Impossible to Imagine'

The chairman and editor-in-chief of Knopf remembers Jones, the storied editor who reclaimed Anne Frank's diaries from the slush pile and made Julia Child a household name. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of September 26, 2016

Among the book attracting international publishers this week are a British novel found in the slush pile and a Swedish thriller set in 2037, in an alternate history where the Berlin Wall never fell. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are Irish publishers shut out of the Man Booker prize?

While the award aims for ever greater inclusivity, one of the newer rules closes the competition to some of the very best writing in EnglishMan Booker 2016 shortlist announced: UK, Canadian and US authors dominateIn 2013, back when I was working for independent Dublin publisher The Lilliput... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUTHORS.me Promises to Tame Your Slush Pile

AUTHORS.me is a new, US-based online platform that promises to help literary agents and publishers field and manage submissions with ease. The post AUTHORS.me Promises to Tame Your Slush Pile appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of October 12, 2015

As the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair opens, deals are being struck for, among other projects, a children's book from film director and screenwriter Bobbie Peers and a debut UK novel discovered in the slush pile. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac buys thriller about Library of Alexandria

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 15:02 Pan Macmillan has bought world rights in a novel discovered in the slush pile of Luigi Bonomi Associates. Publishing director Wayne Brookes bought rights to The Lost Library and a second book by AM Blake from Thomas Stofer. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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