Sally van Haitsma has formed her own agency, van Haitsma Literary, after six years at the Castiglia Literary Agency and, before that, the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. She represents commercial and literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, current affairs, pop culture and business.
The PEN American Center reelected its officers to new one-year terms, including the reappointment of president Kwame Anthony Appiah.
Bookforum editor Chris Lehmann has joined the new Yahoo News team, the Observer reports.
Further to yesterday’s story on Grove/Atlantic’s upcoming release of the anticipated novel MATTERHORN, the publisher says that El Leon Arts never published their edition last April. It was pulled right before publication in concert with Grove’s interest (and Grove worked with the author on a complete revision that the reduced the still-big 592-page book by 20 percent), so their version will be the “one and only published edition.”