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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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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Nonfiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-02 14:00:02 UTC ]
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Christian Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-29 16:00:04 UTC ]
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Fantasy Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-24 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Science Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find science fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Science 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 | 2019-07-22 11:00:17 UTC ]
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Picture Book Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-19 15:00:04 UTC ]
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Middle Grade Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-17 15:00:06 UTC ]
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Agent Alert: Bibi Lewis of the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency

Literary agent alerts (this one with Bibi Lewis of the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency) 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: Bibi Lewis of the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency by Robert... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-16 10:48:03 UTC ]
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Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-15 13:43:52 UTC ]
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Agent Alert: Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency

Literary agent alerts (this one with Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency) 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: Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-09 08:00:53 UTC ]
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Agent Alert: Peter Rubie of FinePrint Literary Management

Literary agent alerts (this one with Peter Rubie of FinePrint Literary Management) 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: Peter Rubie of FinePrint Literary Management by Robert Lee Brewer... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-02 08:00:29 UTC ]
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Obituary: Literary Agent Irene Skolnick Dies at 80

Literary agent Irene Skolnick died June 27, 2019, after a long illness. She was 80 years old. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Twist, Judge Orders B&N to Help Pay Former CEO's Legal Costs

Among three decisions handed down at a May 6 conference, Judge John G. Koeltl ruled that Barnes & Noble's countersuit against former CEO Demos Parneros can proceed. But in a twist, the judge held that an indemnification clause in Parneros's contract called for the company to advance... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber pays tribute to 'gifted' author and journalist Lyra McKee

Tributes have been paid to 29-year-old “gifted" Lyra McKee, a journalist and debut Faber author, who was shot while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International given £500,000 by People's Postcode Lottery

Book Aid International has been given a £500,000 donation from a grant-giving trust funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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£500,000 boost for Pop Up Projects

The non-profit organisation Pop Up Projects has received £509,754 in funding to expand its children’s literature festival programme nationwide, including developing a bespoke festival for children with special needs in Kent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weatherill joins Northbank as literary agent

Hannah Weatherill, currently a scout at Mira Trenchard Literary Scouting, will join Northbank Talent Management next month as literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones says it can't pay living wage, as 1,300 authors support staff appeal

Managing director says book chain ‘simply not profitable enough’, as Sally Rooney, Val McDermid and other authors write to protestMore than 1,300 writers including Kerry Hudson, David Nicholls, Sally Rooney, Michael Rosen and Val McDermid have backed a campaign for Waterstones booksellers to be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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