Author Archives: PT Editors

Literary Agent Contact Sheet 2016

We’ve updated our Literary Agent Contact Sheet for 2016. The 2016 list has contact information for hundreds of literary agents and agencies in the United States. To conserve space, the word “agency” has been omitted from most listings. Those agencies doing business under a single last name are listed alphabetically, with the agent’s first name in brackets…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/21-3/25

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Which franchises sell the most copies in children’s publishing? Does Amazon’s lack of transparency affect people’s perception of the company? How exactly…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/14-3/18

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. How do we read novels and how can publishers use that data to their advantage? What are the benefits of having…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-March 2016

PEOPLE Andrew Smith is now SVP, Children’s Publisher at Abrams. He was most recently SVP, Deputy Publisher at Hachette’s Children. Abrams Publisher Susan Van Metre will transition to VP, Editor-in-Chief, Children’s Books and Editorial Director of Amulet, reporting to Smith. Annette Thomas will leave her position as Chief Science Officer and Board Member at Springer…Continue Reading

Who’s Scouting Whom?: Literary Scouts Contact Sheet 2016

This year’s scout sheet remains very similar to the 2015 list. There are no new agencies to add nor were any removed. There are many territory changes throughout this year’s update. Each scout’s clients are separated by country or region, and representation for children’s titles is denoted where applicable. We also include the handful of TV and…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/7-3/11

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. What can we expect in publishing in 2016, according to the On the Media podcast? Is it worthwhile for publishers…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early March 2016

PEOPLE Steve Wasserman will join Heyday Books as Publisher and Executive Director in July, succeeding Founder Malcolm Margolin, who retired at the end of 2015. Wasserman was previously Yale University Press Editor-at-Large and Los Angeles Times Book Review Editor. Heydey’s Editorial Director Gayle Wattawa will be Interim Publisher and Director of Nature and Environmental Publishing….Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/22-2/26

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Why shouldn’t we worry about teenagers’ reading habits? How are the “girl” titles more than just a marketing trend? Why…Continue Reading

Freelance Publicists Contact Sheet 2016

Publishing Trends’ annually updated contact sheet of freelance book publicists includes 73 firms and individuals specializing in a wide range of genres and approaches. The majority of the publicists listed use both traditional and digital approaches, plus we’ve included two digital-only publicists who specialize in various aspects of online and social marketing and publicity. Each firm chooses…Continue Reading