Rachel Mann joins JULA as literary agent

Rachel Mann is joining Jo Unwin and Ella Berthoud as a literary agent at JULA, where she will build a list focusing primarily on children’s fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Birne joins PEW Literary with Faber deal

Eleanor Birne has joined PEW Literary as associate agent this month, moving from David Godwin Associates, and has already done a deal with Faber on Amber Medland’s debut novel about mental health and the impact of the #metoo movement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doug Young joins PEW Literary

Former publishing director at Transworld Doug Young is joining PEW Literary as an associate agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Graves joins Macmillan Children’s

Macmillan Children’s Books has hired Rachel Graves, currently head of export for the Hachette Children’s Group, as international sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Mills leaves Furniss Lawton to launch literary agency

A new literary agency specialising in books “to make people happier” is launching today, founded by Rachel Mills , who has left Furniss Lawton for her own venture.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submissions for un-agented BAME writers

The Borough Press has teamed up with The Good Literary Agency to open submissions for un-agented BAME writers, with the one winning applicant set to secure a £10,000 publishing contract, agency representation and mentoring from writer Nikesh Shukla. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Tuesday Rights Buzz from the Frankfurt’s Literary Agents Center

As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year. By Olivia Snaije The LitAg and the Publishers Rights Corner continue to be successful spaces where literary agents and rights directors increasingly hold their... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McLaughlin joins Collins for secret agent picture book

Hachette Children’s Group imprint Orchard Books will next year publish a picture book about a secret agent elephant by author Eoin McLaughlin and illustrator Ross Collins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wood joins RCW as agent

Outgoing Orion group publisher Jon Wood is joining Rogers, Coleridge and White as an agent in January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Joseph Vallely Dies at 74

The longtime independent literary agent, best known for representing political and military nonfiction, died at his home in Front Royal, Va., on August 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 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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Suzuma joins the Asia Literary Agency

The Asia Literary Agency has appointed editor and scout Thalia Suzuma as an agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents

At the 2018 Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Flora Rees of the Emirates Literature Foundation talks about the editor-author relationship and the role of literary agents in publishing across the Arab world. The post At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tahsin and Chang join The Good Literary Agency

The Good Literary Agency has made two new hires, Nicola Chang, of Aitken Alexander Associates and Arzu Tahsin, former publishing director of Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Middleton joins Marjacq as film and TV agent

Leah Middleton, agent at Aitken Alexander, is joining Marjacq Scripts Ltd to take on a role as its in-house film and TV agent, starting at the end of March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Selling Rights Into China: Interview with Literary Agent Jackie Huang

For advice on selling rights into the Chinese market, we speak with Andrew Nurnberg Associates' Jackie Huang of Beijing, who will address the Taipei International Book Exhibition's Frankfurter Buchmesse professional program next week. The post Selling Rights Into China: Interview with Literary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock

Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France's Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market. The post As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Early Birds: Frankfurt’s Literary Agents Center Heats Up on Tuesday

Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair. The post Early Birds: Frankfurt’s Literary Agents Center Heats Up on Tuesday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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