L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France

In France, literary agency L’Autre Agence hopes to change the country's negative attitude toward literary agents with hard work and a list of great authors. The post L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ed Victor – an honoured literary agent

As one of the books industry’s most glamorous figures is awarded a New Year’s honour, David Barnett looks back at Ed Victor’s star-studded literary careerThe veteran literary agent Ed Victor has been awarded a CBE in the New Year honours list.With a client list that ranges from Joan Collins to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Omaira Rodríguez is Uruguay’s Lone Literary Agent

Omaira Rodríguez is Uruguay's only literary agent, tasked with selling rights abroad and increasing the international awareness of authors from her country. The post Omaira Rodríguez is Uruguay’s Lone Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Old Street signs former literary agent James Crawford

Old Street Publishing is releasing the first book by former literary agent James Crawford, who is publishing and research grants operational manager for Historic Environment Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary agencies host online 'Discovery Day'

Curtis Brown and Conville and Walsh are to host a Twitter based event dedicated to "de-mystifying" the publishing process for prospective authors, called Discovery Day Online. Following the literary agencies’ Discovery Days in 2012 and 2013, held at Foyles Charing Cross Road, Discovery Day... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!”

Thomas Nung Atasana, Indonesia's leading literary agent, argues that the archipelago's authors and publishers deserve international attention. The post Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Plum Literary children's agency launches

Mark Mills, owner of the Plum Pudding Illustration Agency, and former Bloomsbury editor Fiz Osborne, are setting up a new children’s literary agency. Plum Literary will be based in Reigate, Surrey, and cater for writers for all kinds of children’s books, from picture books to YA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do I become ... a literary agent

A keen business mind and real commitment to the publishing industry are vital for a job that is all about selling – shy and retiring types need not apply Gordon Wise has been a literary agent at Curtis Brown for 10 years, and has a wide range of clients, from celebrities like Miranda Hart to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East?

One of the few literary agents focusing on Arabic, Yasmina Jraissati, discusses the non-existent role of the literary agent in the Middle East. The post Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish-language Specialists Mertin Literary Agency Honored

Spanish and Portuguese-language specialists, the Mertin LIterary Agency, took home "International Literary Agent of the Year" prize at the LBF this month. The post Spanish-language Specialists Mertin Literary Agency Honored appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Isobel Dixon’s Passions Span Africa and Beyond

Isobel Dixon of the Blake Friedmann Literary Agency has helped bring a wide array of authors to a global audience, including many from South Africa. The post Literary Agent Isobel Dixon’s Passions Span Africa and Beyond appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London’s Literary Platform on A Half-Decade of Digital Change

The founders of the UK's Literary Platform reflect on the changes they've seen in digital publishing over the 5 years since launching their consultancy. The post London’s Literary Platform on A Half-Decade of Digital Change appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit

Leading UK literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul’s AnatoliaLit agency to expand the agency's activities in Turkey. The post Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Publishers bypass literary agents to discover bestseller talent

Cutting out the middlemen of the literary world can lead to the discovery of acclaimed authors such as Andrea BennettPublishers are playing literary agents at their own game, seeking out new talent for themselves and cutting out the industry’s powerful middlemen.Executives within HarperCollins,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Media Buying Has Stabilized, Agency Execs Say, But Change is Still the Watchword

The most dominant story in magazine media over the last decade-the decline in print as digital media surges-may be changing, according to an all-star panel of ad agency executives at a min breakfast Thursday. There was general consensus on the panel of four that the decline has stopped and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookcase Literary Agency Makes a Global Splash with Self-Publishing

Brazil’s Bookcase Literary Agency has made a name for itself after just one year in business by connecting talented, independent authors with international publishers. The post Bookcase Literary Agency Makes a Global Splash with Self-Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-04 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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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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Literary Agent Q&A: Claudia Wittman, Germany

Claudia Wittman, literary agent and founder of the Wittman Agency in Germany, talks about how her rights business manages the massive changes in the book publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Marleen Seegers, USA

Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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