Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 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

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Literary Agent Q&A: Hellie Ogden, Janklow & Nesbit (UK)

Hellie Ogden of Janklow & Nesbit talks with Publishing Perspectives about some of her recent deals and opportunities she believes show promise for authors. The post Literary Agent Q&A: Hellie Ogden, Janklow & Nesbit (UK) appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top literary agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon Isis-like distribution channel

Wylie calls for fellow publishers to stand firm and not to blink during negotiations over ebook royalties with digital retailerHe is the sinister jackal of the literary world who counts Salman Rushdie, Philip Roth and Martin Amis among his formidable roster of clients.Andrew Wylie, arguably the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Madeleine Milburn, UK

Madeleine Millburn, a literary agent from London, offers her view on which international markets offer the most opportunities and how digital publishing has impacted the rights business. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Clare Wallace, UK

Clare Wallace of the Darley Anderson Literary Agency in London talks about digitization has changed the book rights business and what opportunities lie ahead. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-26 11:00:18 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Richard Parks Dies at 83

Parks, who ran his own eponymous literary agency for more than 35 years, counted Jonathan Lethem, Jonathan Carroll, and Susan Straight among his clients. He died of complications from dementia on April 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Get a call or a critique from a high-powered agent AND do good in the world.

Sound too good to be true? Well I have news for you, dear aspiring writer, you can get yourself a phone call or a manuscript critique from a fancy literary agent by bidding at this year’s Literary Agents of Change Auction.  The LAOC is an organization that believes that advancing the publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-15 17:12:39 UTC ]
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How to Pitch to a Literary Agent

In the latest “Craftwork” episode, a deep-dive conversation about literary agents with Carly Watters, herself a longtime literary agent and the co-host of the popular writing podcast The Shit No One Tells You About Writing. Carly is “very online” with a keen understanding of the digital... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-03 08:53:09 UTC ]
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Are Literary Agents Seeing Changes in Publishing with Increased Book Bans (A Survey): Book Censorship News, March 24, 2023

Are publishers acquiring fewer LGBTQ+ and diverse books in the wake of rising censorship? This week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-24 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Henry Morrison, Longtime Literary Agent, Dies at 86

The longtime agent of Samuel R. Delany, Dean Koontz, and Robert Ludlum died November 2. He was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Sterling Lord, uniquely enduring literary agent, dies at 102

The uniquely enduring literary agent who worked for years to find a publisher for Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” and over the following decades arranged deals for everyone from true crime writer Joe McGinniss to the creators of the Berenstain Bears has died Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-09-04 21:08:59 UTC ]
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Poison pens: leading writers call for overhaul of UK’s Society of Authors

Literary world riven by conflict as trade union is accused of inappropriately taking sides in culture warIt is a literary row that threatens to consume the very organisation set up to protect authors’ rights. And, in spite of the involvement of three prominent names in children’s books, it has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-21 09:00:05 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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