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'

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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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These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. A new children’s book has an unexpected author: a seventh-grader from rural India who, until earlier this year, hadn’t considered himself a storyteller. The book, now part of a project on... Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency brings in 'mentorship' programme for authors

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is launching a six-month mentorship programme for aspiring authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Risbridger signs with Nosy Crow for first kids' books

Nosy Crow has signed up journalist and cookery writer Ella Risbridger to write her first children’s books, which will include two middle-grade novels and a poetry anthology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

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How the Book Biz Is Coping with the Coronavirus

The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced every part of the book industry to make adjustments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

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Austin Kids Take on the Battle of the Books! (shelftalker)

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SCAD Comics Forum Shows Kids the Biz

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When Did Self-Help Books Become Literary?

Walk into a contemporary bookstore and self-help manuals are likely to be among the first books you’ll see. In my local Barnes & Noble, a “self-improvement” section is featured in the vestibule, luring customers before they even open the store’s main doors. Inside the store, the boundary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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