Shaughnessy steps down from Foreign Rights at United Agents

Linda Shaughnessy is stepping down from her role as joint head of the Foreign Rights department at United Agents.   Shaughnessy was head of Foreign Rights at AP Watt for 34 years before it was bought by United Agents. She will continue to act as a primary agent for her own clients, who include Rudyard Kipling, Richmal Crompton and Robert Graves, on a part-time basis.      Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Jenny Bent on Foreign Rights and Comp Titles

Literary agent Jenny Bent discusses the current state of foreign rights deals and how she has been so successful growing her business worldwide The post Literary Agent Jenny Bent on Foreign Rights and Comp Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scard promoted to agent at United Agents

United Agents has promoted Sophie Scard to full agent after six years with the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign rights agency Books Everywhere expands under lockdown

A foreign rights consultancy agency launched during the first UK lockdown has managed to expand during the second. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 02:20:22 UTC ]
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Jeffrey Archer does 10-year foreign rights deal with Saga Egmont

Jeffrey Archer has signed a deal with digital publisher Saga Egmont to make his 37 books available across 11 languages. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:23:29 UTC ]
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Little, Brown grows rights team as Dorée steps up

Helena Dorée, formerly senior rights manager, is taking on selling US rights as head of US Rights at Little, Brown Book Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 15:24:13 UTC ]
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How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process

Guide to Literary Agents editor Robert Lee Brewer shares his simple two-step process on how to get a literary agent. The post How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-22 17:30:09 UTC ]
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ADVFN Books strikes foreign rights deal with Harriman House

ADVFN Books has licensed foreign rights to Harriman House for a number of titles from its financial books division.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:34:13 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List

Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an 'Orphan Black' series coming–and Amazon's 'Best So Far' 2019 list is out for summer reading. The post Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 03:26:28 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List

Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an ‘Orphan Black’ series coming–and Amazon’s ‘Best So Far’ 2019 list is out for summer reading. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Serial Box: New “Orphan Black’ Content Coming iterary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 03:26:28 UTC ]
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Hodgson made rights agent at Bent Agency

Amelia Hodgson has been promoted to rights agent, a year after joining The Bent Agency (TBA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms after Brexit.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Agents on Rights Trading at Guadalajara: ‘Hunger and Passion’

Agents this week have held meetings in Guadalajara International Book Fair's rights center, searching for new stars and promoting their authors. The post Four Agents on Rights Trading at Guadalajara: ‘Hunger and Passion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents and Rights Directors at Frankfurt: At the LitAg and Stands

Literary agents and rights directors tell Publishing Perspectives that the energy was high, deals were plentiful, and business was serious this year at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Agents and Rights Directors at Frankfurt: At the LitAg and Stands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 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

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Facebook data breach: 4 simple steps to stay safer right now

Data breaches can make us feel helpless, but there are things you can do to protect your online accounts. Since Facebook reported last week that hackers had stolen access tokens to almost 50 million accounts, there have been no signs that the perpetrators leaked any user data online or published... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Coates joins RCW as foreign rights manager

Sam Coates is to join literary agency Rogers, Coleridge and White as foreign rights manager, working alongside department head Laurence Laluyaux. Coates joins on 22nd October, having worked at Penguin Random House for five years, most recently at Vintage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferey joins Johnson & Alcock as head of Foreign Rights

Johnson & Alcock has hired a head of foreign rights, Hélène Ferey, who joins from A M Heath in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists Shortlisted for Tonight’s 2018 British Book Awards

'Knowing the current trends for all the different countries' is among challenges tackled by the foreign rights experts who are shortlisted for tonight's British Book Awards. Their Nibbie is called the Rights Professional of the Year. The post Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Eksmo-AST Plans Major Foreign Rights Campaign at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Unsatisfied with the company's limited efforts in foreign rights sales in the past, Eksmo-AST's incoming general director says the company will go to Frankfurter Buchmesse this year with a big list of children's and literary titles.  The post Russia’s Eksmo-AST Plans Major Foreign Rights... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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