Since October I’ve been reading Publisher’s Lunch (the free version), and jotting down interesting industry news. I’ll share. Since I am interested in YA paranormal- I specifically recorded some info because it involved this genre.
– Foundry Literary-new agent-Stephanie Abou
-School of Fear-YA-agent-Sarah Burnes-The Gernet Company
-Tara Weikum-Harper Collins-fairy book
-Jodi Reamer of Writer’s House repped fairy book
-The creative Culture-agent-Matthew Rlblonk
-Jenoyne Adams-YA-Bliss Literary Agency
-Stephanie Tade Agency-Dana Bacher
-Anne Hoppe of Harper Children’s bought Wicked Lovely-rep was Rachel Vater
-Donna Bray of Hyperion bought Dead Beautiful-repped by Ted Malawer from Firebrand Lit.
-Lindsey Heaven from Puffin bought Devil’s Kiss (YA)-repped by Sarah Davies of Greenhouse Lit.
-Michelle Brower from Wendy Sherman Assoc. sold Mixed Animal (YA)
-Krista Marino of Delacorte bought Witches Alphabet (YA)-repped by Rachel vater-Folio
-Ginger Buchanan from Ace bought Many Bloody Returns-repped by Joshua Biilmes of Jabberwacky Lit.
-Kelly Sonnack joined Andrea Brown Lit.
-Brendan Deneen joined Fineprint-YA-thrillers
-Melissa Sarver joined Elizabeth Kaplan Lit.
-Becky Cole made senior editor of Plume Books
-Sharon Shavers Gayle joined Mary Jack Wald Assoc.
-Jennifer Mattson joined Andrea Brown Lit.
-Ginny Weissman left Martin Lit.
-Gary Heidt left Fine Print Lit to form Signature Lit with Ellen Pepus
-Jason Ashlock and Meredith Dawson have formed new agency called Moveable Type Lit.
-Craig Kayser joined Moveable Type Lit.
-Vivian Chum joined Prospect Agency
-Stephen Barbara joined Foundry Lit.
-Marlene Stringer joins/forms Stringer Lit.
-Elise Prouix left Frederick Hill
-Julia Churchill joined Greenhouse Lit.
-Jenny Rappaport starts The Rappaport Agency
-Andrew Karre left Flux and joined Carolrhoda Books
-Michelle Andelman joined Franklin and Siegal
-Scovil Chichak Galen changed name to Scovil Galen Ghosh Lit.
-Michael Bourret VP of Dystel and Goderich
-Jessica Papin joined Dystel and Goderich
-Megan O’Patry joined Veritas Lit.
-Steve Troha joined Vigliano Assoc.
-Laetitia Rutherford joined Mulcahy Assoc.
-Rob Weisbach-new management company-Rob Weisbach Creative management
-Eric Simonoff left Janklow and Nesbit and joined William Morris
-Paul Rodeen left Sterling Lord and starts Rodeen Lit. Management
-Rebecca Gradinger left Janklow and Nesbitt and starts Finchley Road Lit.
-Jenny Bent leaves Trident and forms The Bent Agency
-Jill Corcoran joined The Herman Agency
-Stacia Decker and Danielle Chioth joined Firebrand Lit
-Willy Blackmore left Impetus Press and joined Bliss lit
-Michelle Andelman of Lynn C. Franklin Assoc.-YA fantasy
…to be continued next Thursday : )