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'

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Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

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LBF: Territoriality "key" for UK publishers

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