Wed, 09/04/2014 - 15:46
Author Tracy Chevalier said authors and publishers needed to get beyond their “adversarial relationship” at the “How to Get the Best from Your Publisher” seminar at the London Book Fair (9th April).
Society of Authors c.e.o Nicola Solomon, who also spoke at the seminar, warned authors against agreeing contracts...
Mon, 07/04/2014 - 18:08
Johnson & Alcock brings new sci-fi with Tracers by RS Boffard, under offer by a UK publisher, and a middle-grade supernatural series beginning with A Dark Inheritance by Chris d'Lacey. In Love and War is a third novel by Alex Preston, while The Good, the Bad and the Furry by Tom Cox in described as...
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 15:27
The Wylie Agency has non-fiction in the form of Mohamed A El-Erian's The Rise and (Potential) Fall of Modern Central Banking, due for delivery in December this year, and Lawrence Summers and Chrystia Freeland's untitled book on the world economy, with FSG in the US. Charles Duhigg's ...
Fri, 21/03/2014 - 09:22
The Conville & Walsh literary agency team will review manuscripts and offer one-on-one coaching to budding authors at Nine Worlds Geekfest, a "geek" convention for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and many sub genres.
This year, the convention will be held at The Radisson, Heathrow from 8th-10th August.
Tue, 18/03/2014 - 09:00
Literary agent Andrew Wylie has ridiculed Amazon Publishing, saying its programme "stands out for its idiocy."
Wylie gave his views to German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung...
Fri, 14/03/2014 - 08:50
Literary agent Deborah Rogers has been awarded The London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement in International Publishing Award 2014.
Rogers, the c.e.o. of Rogers, Coleridge & White (RCW), has been an agent her whole career, setting up her own agency in 1967. Her authors include Angela Carter, A S Byatt, Kazuo Ishiguro, Hanif Kureishi...
Thu, 13/02/2014 - 09:45
The Society of Authors has said it is “very uncomfortable” about agents offering information to prospective authors on publishers who will publish their work in exchange for money.
Nicola Solomon, chief executive of The Society of Authors, advised writers to find out “exactly what interest” an agent has in any...
Tue, 11/02/2014 - 11:20
Publisher Annette Crossland, who has worked in the industry for over 30 years, is starting up a new literary agency, A for Authors Ltd.
The agency will represent new and established authors. Eight authors have already been signed up, including crime author Leigh Russell and Peter...
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 14:43
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME) has signed a deal to acquire IMG Worldwide. IMG Worldwide is an international agency specialising in sports management and marketing and events production.
The deal was signed today (18th December), and expands WME's coverage of areas including sports and fashion. WME did the deal...
Wed, 11/12/2013 - 08:45
Carole Blake has won the 2013 Pandora Award, given annually to a woman for her contribution to publishing.
Blake, the co-founder of the Blake Friedmann literary agency, was selected from a shortlist that also included Reading Agency director Miranda...