The world health crisis has had tangible impact on a new literary agency in Tehran, one of its core staffers contracting the virus during reopenings.
Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture.
The London-based Curtis Brown Creative program is placing two author training sequences in the UAE, close on the heels of Sharjah’s first Emirati Book Fair.
Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have launched a literary agency specialized in mentoring and promoting African middle-grade and teen fiction.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
A good agency’s character is ‘built with many authors, not single ones.’ CBQ’s Claudia Bernaldo di Quiros offers five titles making rights sales.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado’s agency’s rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets.
The opening volumes of two trilogies–one dystopian–and two standalone works are on offer from Piergiorgio Nicolazzini’s offices, all four just out.
‘Agents like us are acting in areas that used to be the publishers’ territories,’ says Anna Soler-Pont, reflecting on 25 years of her Pontas Agency.
As Sourcebooks acquires March 4th’s Little Pickle canon of children’s books, Idea Architects names London’s Marsh Agency for worldwide translation rights.