Saturday, September 26, 2009

Agent News - 9/26/09

Welcome to my first weekly round-up of agent updates! Also, scroll down my right side and you'll see that I've added a list of most useful agent blogs. The list is growing, so it's not complete yet. So without further ado...

Former Endeavor agent Shawn Coyne has established his own firm, Genre Management, "a boutique agency with a select number of clients." Coyne says that all of his signed clients from the former Endeavor have followed him to his new agency. (Source: Publishers Marketplace)

Chris Morehouse of Dunham Literary has stopped agenting. (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)

Long-time agent Barbara Bova of The Barbara Bova Literary Agency has passed while battling cancer. She was married to and also represented SF author Ben Bova and represented Orson Scott Card. Ben Bova and their children will continue to run the agency. (Source: SFWA)

**New Agent** Teresa Kietlinski joins Prospect Agency after thirteen years of working in the publishing industry at Disney-Hyperion, Dial Books for Young Readers, Viking Children's Books, William Morrow and Company, and St. Martin's Press. Teresa has designed and art directed hundreds of children's books of all sizes and shapes. As an agent, Teresa is particularly interested in artists who both write and illustrate, but she's looking for anyone who will inspire and spark great things in both children and adults. (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)