New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content

Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture. The post New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 12:30:35 UTC ]
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New Agency for African MG and YA Fiction: Accord Literary

A Ghana-UK cooperation to support African writers led to the launch of a new literary agency for African middle-grade and teen fiction: Accord Literary. The post New Agency for African MG and YA Fiction: Accord Literary appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Williams launches children’s literary agency

Literary agent Alice Williams has left David Higham Associates after 10 years to launch her own agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindsay Literary Agency launches scholarship for under-represented children's writers

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a scholarship place for an "under-represented" writer of children's fiction at the Winchester Writers’ Festival 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's, YA Graphic Novels Get Expanded BISAC Codes

In a move that will help publishers, retailers and librarians to more precisely describe and categorize children's and YA graphic novels, BISG will offer an expanded number of BISAC codes and subject headings for the category beginning in January 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Plum Literary children's agency launches

Mark Mills, owner of the Plum Pudding Illustration Agency, and former Bloomsbury editor Fiz Osborne, are setting up a new children’s literary agency. Plum Literary will be based in Reigate, Surrey, and cater for writers for all kinds of children’s books, from picture books to YA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency

Adult fiction and a middle-grade environmentally engaging series are on Evangelia Avloniti's list in the run-up to Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trio of Literary Agencies Merge Into an Italian Super Agency

Three literary agencies in Italy — Marco Vigevani, the International Literary Agency, and Luigi Bernabo — merged to form The Italian Literary Agency. The post Trio of Literary Agencies Merge Into an Italian Super Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 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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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 12:50:16 UTC ]
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Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors

The new award comes with £1,000 and is geared to writers from 'Black, ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, and working-class backgrounds.' The post Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-02 20:26:50 UTC ]
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Purdy launches Two Piers Literary Agency

A Brighton-based literary agency launches this week, headed by former Curtis Brown editor Rufus Purdy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 06:33:25 UTC ]
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PRH Children's scoops 'explosive' YA debut from Alvarez

Penguin Random House Children’s Books has scooped Lies Like Wildfire, the “compulsive and explosive” debut YA novel from Jennifer Lynn Alvarez. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 03:46:12 UTC ]
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Liverpool Literary Agency signs first deal

The newly launched Liverpool Literary Agency has signed its first deal, signing Jack Byrne with Northodox Press, a publisher "catering to readers of crime fiction with the authentic voice of northern England".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 13:52:09 UTC ]
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Non-ALA Book Awards for Children’s and YA Books

The ALA isn't the only organization that honors the best children's and young adult books of the year. Check out these children's book awards. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-09 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:35:01 UTC ]
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Tess Sharpe's 'exhilarating' YA thriller picked up by Hachette Children's

Hachette Children’s Group will publish The Girls I’ve Been, a psychological YA thriller from US author Tess Sharpe.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 01:46:37 UTC ]
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YA sees 43% boost post-lockdown as children's market swells

Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the market once shops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:01:16 UTC ]
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Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 07:13:10 UTC ]
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