Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 1, 2010

This Week – On the Move

The Waxman Literary Agency announced that novelist Jason Pinter will join the agency on August 2nd. Working as an agent, Pinter will specialize in commercial fiction, pop culture, sports, and YA/middle grade fiction.

Pinter is the author of numerous thrillers, including The Markand The Darkness. In addition to working as a novelist, Pinter served as an editor at St. Martin’s Press, Crown, and Warner Books.

Agency founder Scott Waxman had this statement: “Jason brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in the thriller and commercial fiction market as both a former editor and successful novelist. His background will add a new and important component to the agency. We couldn’t be more excited to have him on board.”

Janet Corson is heading a new venture called Educational Initiatives for becker&mayer!, bringing hands-on science projects to the elementary education market. Janet was formerly COO and Publisher at Eaglemont.

Adam Friedstein has joined Anderson Literary Management as an agent primarily representing debut literary fiction, literary thrillers and suspense, young adult fiction, and narrative and serious nonfiction. He was previously at Trident Media Group.

Kalah McCaffrey has joined Franklin & Siegal Associates as YA/middle-grade book scout, representing C. Bertelsmann Jugendbuch and Heyne Verlag in Germany, Nathan Jeunesse in France, Sperling & Kupfer in Italy, Van Holkema-Van Goor in Holland, Urano in Spain, WSOY in Finland, Sigongsa in Korea, and Modan in Israel. She was previously a scout at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates.

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