John Cusick will join the Greenhouse Literary Agency on January 14 with a focus on children’s and young adult titles. Previously he was an agent at Scott Treimel New York.
In addition, Julia Churchill will build a transatlantic picture book list while continuing to represent fiction from UK & Commonwealth writers.
Gayle Krauss’s debut YA novel, Ratgirl: Song of the Viper will be released from Noble Romance – Young Adult, and will be available early next month. (February 2013).
Rosanne Kurstedt, PhD saw the posting on my blog about the New England Book Festival and submitted her picture book, And I Thought About You. It received an Honorable Mention. She’ll be attending the event in Boston on January 19th. Rosanne wrote me saying, “I would have never known about the festival if it hadn’t been for you blog. So I thank you with all my heart.”
Deborah Curtin entered the New England Book Festival after reading about it here and was awarded Honorable Mention in the Children’s book category for “Peril on the High Seas,” a wordless picture book she created with cut paper. She is thrilled with the recognition.
Rachel Burkot has been named assistant editor for Harlequin Romantic Suspense.
Fast-growing digital publisher Entangled has signed a first-look film deal with John Davis’s Davis Entertainment, which produces for 20th Century Fox. Entangled owner and publisher Liz Pelletier will oversee the relationship for Entangled.
Liza Fleissig at Liza Royce Agency (World) sold Seventeen Magazine Summer Beach Read author Amalie Howard’s ALPHA GODDESS, with a unique take on the Hindu Myth Ramayana, the epic love story of Rama and Sita, to Julie Matysik at Sky Pony Press, for publication in Winter 2014.
Teresa Kietlinski at Prospect Agency worked a deal for Marsha Riti to illustrate Callie Barkley’s THE CRITTER CLUB young chapter book Illustrated series at Little Simon.
At Writers House, Stephen Barr has been promoted to senior agent.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!