OWN IT! founder launches literary agency

Multimedia publisher OWN IT! has launched a literary agency arm, signing author Courttia Newland as its first client. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scandi-literary indie preps launch title

A new independent press that will publish high-quality paperback translations of Scandinavian novels for the UK market will launch its first title next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine Milburn Agency launches writing competition

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is to launch a competition to find unpublished authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harlequin's MIRA to Launch Literary Fiction Imprint

MIRA Books, the fiction imprint of Harlequin Books, has announced the launch of a new literary fiction line, Park Row Books. Inaugural titles are slated to publish in summer 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Nash Literary Agency makes new appointments

The Kate Nash Literary Agency has made two new appointments, recruiting a new associate agent in Imogen Howson and a new literary assistant in Tom Ashton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author launches literary prize for 'risk-taking' indie publishers

Award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize to celebrate “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary fiction” in the UK and Ireland - in part because he believes the publishing business model is "terrible". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary agencies host online 'Discovery Day'

Curtis Brown and Conville and Walsh are to host a Twitter based event dedicated to "de-mystifying" the publishing process for prospective authors, called Discovery Day Online. Following the literary agencies’ Discovery Days in 2012 and 2013, held at Foyles Charing Cross Road, Discovery Day... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Sarah O'Halloran, Literary Agent, Madeleine Milburn Agency

Describe your role It’s my job to support the authors I represent through the whole publishing process. This includes everything from working with them editorially and pitching their work to editors, to negotiating contracts on their behalf. What do you like best about your role? As a brand... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France

In France, literary agency L’Autre Agence hopes to change the country's negative attitude toward literary agents with hard work and a list of great authors. The post L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holroyde and Cartey launch agency

Claire Cartey and Penny Holroyde have teamed up to launch a new agency for authors and illustrators of both adult and children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cristobol Pera to Launch Wiley Agency España

Cristóbol Pera, the former Editorial Director of Random House Mondadori Mexico, will will join The Wylie Agency and launch The Wylie Agency España. The post Cristobol Pera to Launch Wiley Agency España appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cristobal Pera to Launch Wylie Agency España

Cristóbal Pera, the former Editorial Director of Random House Mondadori Mexico, will join The Wylie Agency and launch The Wylie Agency España. The post Cristobal Pera to Launch Wylie Agency España appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary-themed club night launched

A new literary-themed East London club night, called Late Night Library Club, is being launched, with the first event celebrating Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet (Virago). Late Night Library Club has been set up by the team behind The Amy Grimehouse cinema and arts club night that celebrates... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish-language Specialists Mertin Literary Agency Honored

Spanish and Portuguese-language specialists, the Mertin LIterary Agency, took home "International Literary Agent of the Year" prize at the LBF this month. The post Spanish-language Specialists Mertin Literary Agency Honored appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed Launches Emerging Writers Fellowship: An Interview with Literary Editor Saeed Jones

BuzzFeed is going literary. The ever-growing media company launched BuzzFeed Books in December of 2013, and this year it is launching several projects under new Literary Editor Saeed Jones. First up is the BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship pr ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The VéroK Literary Agency on Kids Book Biz Changes

The VéroK Agency represents children’s book publishers across Europe and the English-language markets and is seeing changes in who buys what where. The post The VéroK Literary Agency on Kids Book Biz Changes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Founders of Electric Lit; Black Balloon Launch New Publishing Venture

Catapult will launch in fall 2015, with Padgett Powell's story collection, 'Cries for Help, Various.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook founder launches book club

A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Megibow Launches Agency

Literary agent Sara Megibow is parting ways with Nelson Literary Agency to launch Megibow Literary Agency in Denver, Colo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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