Morton wins $500,000 legal battle against literary agent

Australian author Kate Morton has won a $500,000 lawsuit against her former literary agent Selwa Anthony. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Morton sued by former literary agent

A literary agent who doesn’t “believe in contracts” is suing Australian author Kate Morton over allegedly breaching an agreement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adblock Plus wins another legal battle with German publishers

Süddeutsche Zeitung’s lawsuit is thrown out by court in latest blow to online newspapers hoping to halt spread of adblockingThe company behind the most popular adblocking software has fended off a fifth legal challenge in Germany.A Munich court has ruled against one of Germany’s biggest... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Joseph Goebbels' family win legal battle to be paid royalties for diary extracts

Random House Germany had argued against paying to publish Nazi propaganda minister’s diaries in new biography on moral groundsDescendents of Joseph Goebbels, Adolph Hitler’s propaganda minister, are to be paid royalties for extracts from his diaries published in a new biography, following a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary 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 | 2019-07-26 11:00:18 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Three Agents Resign After Red Sofa Literary Owner's Tweet

Three literary agents affiliated with Red Sofa Literary, a boutique agency in St. Paul, Minn., resigned this past weekend after its principal tweeted that she was calling police to report looting on her block. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering what they call their ‘360-degree view of the potential as well as the shortcomings of the publishing industry,’ Italy’s literary agents are organizing during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘For a New Start After the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering a '360-degree view of the potential, Italy's agents are organizing during the 'critical situation' imposed by COVID-19. The post Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

Poet Roger Robinson has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for his “profoundly moving” A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), which includes a sequence of poems reflecting on the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual prize rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or work of poetry that best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 17:47:00 UTC ]
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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

Do writers need literary agents to get published and find success with their writing? Are there times when getting an agent doesn't make sense? We answer these questions here. The post Do Writers Need Literary Agents? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-24 21:29:37 UTC ]
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Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers?

Do literary agents steal ideas? Do editors and publishers? Is there any way to protect yourself? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Do Literary Agents Work on Weekends?

Do literary agents work on weekends? If so, is this a better time to submit my query or manuscript? Does it matter what time of day? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Work on Weekends? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-06 19:58:02 UTC ]
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Do Literary Agents Cost Money?

Do literary agents cost money? If so, what should I expect? If not, how do they earn a living? Either way, are literary agents worth it? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Cost Money? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-02-25 21:16:16 UTC ]
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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-19 15:30:55 UTC ]
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