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'

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process

Guide to Literary Agents editor Robert Lee Brewer shares his simple two-step process on how to get a literary agent. The post How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-22 17:30:09 UTC ]
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Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate

French literary agency Astier-Péche announces in Frankfurt their representation of Mohamed Leftah's estate and sold English rights to Other Press. The post Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 07:15:12 UTC ]
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7 Literary Icons Who Moonlighted as Children’s Authors

When I think of literary authors, I often imagine my college reading list — and my lecturer’s pontifications on how their books have been meticulously etched into the canon of cultural significance. I rarely think about storytime with Mom and Dad. So would you believe it if I told you that Nobel... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-11 11:00:05 UTC ]
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Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary agents open to submissions from under represented and unique voices in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-02 14:41:00 UTC ]
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How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published

Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages. The post How to Hook a Literary Agent to... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-25 23:48:10 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and AAR back publishers in Audible Captions lawsuit

The Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives have filed a joint brief supporting publishers' calls for a preliminary injuction to stop their works being included in Audible's Captions programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 19:58:52 UTC ]
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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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Women’s Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find women's fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Women’s 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 | 2019-09-18 13:00:29 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find historical fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Historical 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 | 2019-09-11 12:59:53 UTC ]
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Food and Cookbook Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-31 13:00:08 UTC ]
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Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-29 13:00:38 UTC ]
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How Literary Agents Agree and Differ: Lessons From the Annual Writer’s Digest Conference

There are some things all agents want to see from writers, but they don't agree on everything. Here's how literary agents agree and differ on what they want from writers. The post How Literary Agents Agree and Differ: Lessons From the Annual Writer’s Digest Conference by Robert Lee Brewer... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-28 13:00:41 UTC ]
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Thriller Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-27 17:00:29 UTC ]
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Authors Guild backs AAP’s Audible lawsuit

The Authors Guild is supporting the Association of American Publishers (AAP) as the organisation sues Amazon’s audiobook company Audible over a new speech-to-text feature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 10:51:31 UTC ]
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Agent Alert: Amaryah Orenstein of GO Literary

Literary agent alerts (this one with Amaryah Orenstein of GO Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. The post Agent Alert: Amaryah Orenstein of GO Literary by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-20 23:55:57 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 15:39:24 UTC ]
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Cengage faces fresh lawsuit from authors over digital sale royalties

Textbook authors who claim Cengage has not paid them correct royalties for sales from its digital services have filed a class action lawsuit against the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 21:55:01 UTC ]
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DHH agents to hit Liverpool for author pitch event

DHH Literary Agency will host an event in Liverpool allowing aspiring authors to pitch their work direct to its team.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 21:14:50 UTC ]
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Mystery Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-07 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Romance Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-05 14:46:05 UTC ]
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