Following oral arguments, Judge Joel Cohen denied as moot, without prejudice, the motion to appoint a temporary receiver for Foundry Literary.
Simon & Schuster launched a Submission Selector, a database of S&S editors searchable by category and imprint. In an email to agents, ceo Jonathan Karp wrote, “The idea for this site came out of a conversation that our publishers were having related to remote work and how to make certain that agents ‘know’ all of […]
A lawsuit in the UK has revealed that Neil Blair at The Blair Partnership paid his former employer Christopher Little £10 million as a settlement fee in January 2012. The payment came after Blair set up his own agency in 2011 and took over representation of JK Rowling. The filing also indicates that Blair borrowed the […]
Former Foundry partner Yfat Reiss Gendell told the New York Supreme Court that she agrees to and joins in former partner Peter McGuigan’s request for a temporary receiver to manage the agency’s affairs. The two continue to disagree on how to oversee Foundry’s business, with each blaming the other for the obstruction. Gendell’s new filing […]
Vedika Khanna has been promoted to associate editor at William Morrow. Penelope Belnap has joined Vintage and Anchor as associate publicist. She previously worked in publicity at Random House. At Penguin Random House Canada, Susan Burns will become senior managing editor of Knopf Canada, while continuing her roles as senior managing editor of Appetite by […]
Longtime literary agent Vicky Bijur (Vicky Bijur Literary Agency) joins us at noon on Wednesday, April 28 as our next weekly AMA guest on the PM forum Discuss. Feel free to post your questions for Vicky in advance; the discussion will happen at this link. A reminder that these are straightforward typed message board conversations. No cameras, […]