United Agents to acquire A P Watt

United Agents is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire A P Watt. In a joint statement,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-26 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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In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing

'Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,' says Sourcebooks' Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing. The post In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-04 18:59:42 UTC ]
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HMP Acquires Vendome Group’s Behavioral Healthcare Unit

Healthcare industry publisher HMP has reached an agreement to acquire the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare (IABHC), including a pair of trade magazines and a suite of annual events, from Vendome Group for an undisclosed sum, the Malvern, Pa.-based company announced... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halton joins United Agents

United Agents has appointed Margaret Halton as joint head of Adult Foreign Rights, alongside... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin Watts acquires Little Book of Sloth

Franklin Watts has bought UK rights in Lucy Cooke’s New York Times bestselling title The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Agents promotes four

United Agents has promoted four of its younger staff members, with three stepping up into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Agents' Canter dies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 08:52 United Agents co-founder and children's agent Rosemary Canter died on Friday [11th March]. Canter began her publishing career as assistant fiction editor at Penguin Books in 1972, eventually working in children's book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac acquires "Vesper Lynd" secret agent biog

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 12:05 Pan Macmillan has acquired a biography of the first woman to work as a British secret agent in the Second World War, outbidding Penguin at auction. Editorial director Georgina Morley bought UK and British Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's time for Alberta's United Conservative Party to focus on uniting following leadership review

One of the first steps of healing the divisions within the United Conservative Party is to welcome MLAs Todd Loewen and Drew Barnes back into the fold, says Michael Solberg. Continue reading at CBC

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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Agents Join Forces In Agents Round Table

In response to a changing marketplace, ten women literary agents have launched a consortium of independent agents who have pledged to share knowledge, resources, and contacts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How News Corp is uniting 10 business units and 25,000 employees in a global IT push

Embarking on a new IT project is a major undertaking no matter what your company's scope or size, but when you're News Corp -- with 10 business units and 25,000 employees around the globe -- it's not for the faint of heart.That, however, was exactly the challenge that faced Dominic Shine less... Continue reading at PC World

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The Agents’ View: A Case Study in Agent-Assisted Publishing

Movable Type literary agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy write of their experiences assisting The Rogue Reader authors in self-publishing their work. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Charlesbridge Publishing Acquires Move Books

With is acquisition of Move Books, Charlesbridge plans to launch a new middle-grade imprint called Charlesbridge Moves, helmed by Move Books founder Eileen Robinson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House’s Bid to Acquire Simon & Schuster Blocked by Judge

The government’s case blocked the merger of two of the United States’ largest publishers and reflected a more aggressive approach to curbing consolidation. It was closely watched by the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Print Unit Sales Fell 4.2% in Late September

A 17.3% increase in adult fiction print unit sales was not enough to prevent print unit sales overall from falling 4.2% in the week ended Sept. 24, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 2.3% in Mid-September

Unit sales of print books dropped 2.3% in the week ended Sept. 17, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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