Browsing by topic: literary agency

An Insider’s Guide to How One UK Agency Places Its Writers

Andrew Lownie

Andrew Lownie, recently short-listed for The Bookseller UK literary agent of the year, explains how the agency goes about selling its authors.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Pontas Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Int’l Success

Anna Soler-Pont of Pontas Agency in Barcelona.

After 20 years in the business, Barcelona-based Pontas Agency has found success with international authors, including bestseller Jonas Jonasson.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Belgian/Aussie Agency Gives Edgy Chinese Writers a Chance

A sampling of Zeitgeist's numerous authors

Based in Brussels and Sydney, the Zeitgeist Media Group represents authors who ‘write about a China that is much stronger and faster paced…the dark side.’

Posted in Growth Markets | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Translation/Rights Agency Aims to Aid Self-Published

A new translation and rights agency in California aims to help self-published authors find foreign rights deals.

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

#BEA11: The “New Era” of the Author is Imminent

By Rachel Aydt BookExpo is nothing if not obsessed this year with the challenges of digital book publishing. The panel “New and Evolving Publishing Models: […]

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Agent Sharlene Martin Publishes E-book on Obama Party Crashers

By Noel Griese Andrew Wylie isn’t the only agent moving into publishing e-books. Now Seattle-based agent Sharlene Martin, has also become a publisher as well […]

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Second Careers, or Why You Never Really Leave Publishing

By Chip Rossetti In the fall of 2004, I was an editor at a New York publishing house, acquiring serious narrative nonfiction and history. I […]

Posted in Editorial | Also tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

Foreign Rights Acquisitions Put Turkish Book Market on the Map

By Nermin Mollaoğlu • In the wake of Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel and Turkey’s appearance as Guest of Honour at the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair, Turkish […]

Posted in Europe | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Talking Turkey: Istanbul’s Amy Spangler on Founding a Literary Agency Abroad

By Amy Marie Spangler ISTANBUL: When I arrived in Istanbul in August of 1999, just a few months after graduating from college, I had not […]

Posted in Europe | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

How to Find New Spanish Books to Publish

By Emily Williams New Spanish Books, a project backed by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) and the Spanish Publishers Association (FGEE), has announced […]

Posted in Global Trade Talk, Resources | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed
  • Get Publishing Perspectives in your inbox each day and stay up-to-date on international publishing.