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 landscape and the challenges faced by contemporary authors. In […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-03 08:53:09 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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Dollars, Cents, and Being Left With the Bill: Jillian Medoff on Breaking Up With Her Literary Agent

In 2008, after 13 years together, my literary agent and I parted ways. (To preserve her anonymity, let’s call her Michael Ovitz.) Between 1995 and 2002, Michael Ovitz sold two of my novels, including my debut, Hunger Point. By any measure, our partnership was a terrific success. Michael Ovitz... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent

As Friday's opening of the 2022 in-person Festival du Livre de Paris approaches, Catherine Nabokov talks about nurturing 14 writers' work. The post France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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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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Osei promoted to junior agent at The Good Literary Agency

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has promoted Gyamfia Osei to junior literary agent to build a commercial and upmarket fiction list alongside one for non-fiction authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 05:38:45 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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Lynn C. Franklin, Literary Agent and Memoirist on Adoption, Dies at 74

She represented Desmond Tutu and Deepak Chopra, but the book closest to her was the one she wrote about giving up her baby and then reuniting with him. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Walters promoted to senior literary agent at DLA

Nick Walters at David Luxton Associates has been promoted to senior literary agent and rights manager in recognition of his "outstanding contribution" to the agency over the years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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