With decades of experience in the offices and cubicles of the business, three publishing veterans are now repping authors as literary agents who hold meetings at 6 a.m.
‘June is bustin’ out all over’ in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition.
As Curtis Brown Ltd. celebrates its centenary anniversary, the firm’s CEO reflects on rights sales and the changing role of literary agents and authors today.
Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction book proposal for submission.
Anything that an agent can do to extend their services, backing their author, is valid, argues agent Ed Victor, who also runs Bedford Square Books.
MintRight CEO Stanislav Mamonov explains how he built a truly global e-book conversion and distribution platform, why Europe is behind and Brazil’s booming.
Several key factors have contributed to Turkey’s rising profile on the global publishing scene, including Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel Prize and a stint as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair. By Edward Nawotka “In some ways, Turkey’s burgeoning publishing industry may be a good model for Arabic-language publishing as it looks to grow its market in the next few …
By Liz Bury Frankfurt Book Fair veteran agent Andrew Nurnberg has raised the specter of e-book deals being used to undermine territorial rights in an interview with Publishing Perspectives. But his fear that some American publishers may try to use e-book negotiations to break existing rights boundaries left other agents unruffled. Arguments about the primacy of authors’ relationships with their editors, …