Literary agent ordered to pay $500,000 to Australian author Kate Morton after lawsuit loss

Selwa Anthony had sued the bestselling writer, claiming she was entitled to 15% commission on all royalties Internationally bestselling Australian author Kate Morton has fended off a lawsuit by her former literary agent, who instead has to pay the writer more than $500,000.Selwa Anthony sued the author in the New South Wales supreme court, claiming she was entitled to be paid 15% commission on all royalties earned from Morton’s first six published books for the life of each work. Related: 'It's a movement': how the Barefoot Investor changed what's in our wallets Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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