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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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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Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!”

Thomas Nung Atasana, Indonesia's leading literary agent, argues that the archipelago's authors and publishers deserve international attention. The post Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do I become ... a literary agent

A keen business mind and real commitment to the publishing industry are vital for a job that is all about selling – shy and retiring types need not apply Gordon Wise has been a literary agent at Curtis Brown for 10 years, and has a wide range of clients, from celebrities like Miranda Hart to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East?

One of the few literary agents focusing on Arabic, Yasmina Jraissati, discusses the non-existent role of the literary agent in the Middle East. The post Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Isobel Dixon’s Passions Span Africa and Beyond

Isobel Dixon of the Blake Friedmann Literary Agency has helped bring a wide array of authors to a global audience, including many from South Africa. The post Literary Agent Isobel Dixon’s Passions Span Africa and Beyond appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit

Leading UK literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul’s AnatoliaLit agency to expand the agency's activities in Turkey. The post Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers bypass literary agents to discover bestseller talent

Cutting out the middlemen of the literary world can lead to the discovery of acclaimed authors such as Andrea BennettPublishers are playing literary agents at their own game, seeking out new talent for themselves and cutting out the industry’s powerful middlemen.Executives within HarperCollins,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top literary agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon Isis-like distribution channel

Wylie calls for fellow publishers to stand firm and not to blink during negotiations over ebook royalties with digital retailerHe is the sinister jackal of the literary world who counts Salman Rushdie, Philip Roth and Martin Amis among his formidable roster of clients.Andrew Wylie, arguably the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Marleen Seegers, USA

Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Claudia Wittman, Germany

Claudia Wittman, literary agent and founder of the Wittman Agency in Germany, talks about how her rights business manages the massive changes in the book publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Madeleine Milburn, UK

Madeleine Millburn, a literary agent from London, offers her view on which international markets offer the most opportunities and how digital publishing has impacted the rights business. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Clare Wallace, UK

Clare Wallace of the Darley Anderson Literary Agency in London talks about digitization has changed the book rights business and what opportunities lie ahead. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Frauke Jung-Lindemann, Germany

Dr. Frauke Jung Lindemann, founder of The Berlin Agency, talks about the changing rights business and how she's found more opportunities in the film market. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Taryn Fagerness

Taryn Fagerness, a literary agent in Washington, talks about her recent success with author Matthew Dicks and how she's optimistic about the digital future of publishing. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Jonathan Lyons of Curtis Brown

In charge of Curtis Brown's translation rights department, agent Jonathan Lyons talks here about the challenges and opportunities in today's book publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent to Re-Publish Author's 2004 Novel

Literary agent Marly Rusoff is re-releasing, through her publishing imprint Maiden Lane Press, a debut novel by Jonathan Odell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Cecile Barendsma of Janklow & Nesbit

Cecile Barendsma of Janklow & Nesbit talks about new titles, global foreign rights trends, and the increase of translation deals in Asia. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Q&A: Lora Fountain on Graphic Novels and France

Lora Fountain, a literary agent based in Paris, talks about the challenges of selling graphic novel translations in an increasingly digital and competitive marketplace. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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