Interviews

Arthur Klebonoff’s The Agent: Personalities, Politics and Publishing

March 1, 2002 12:00 am By

ARTHUR KLEBANOFF is the owner and president of the fifty-year-old Scott Meredith Literary Agency. As co-founder of Morton L. Janklow Associates, Inc. and partner in the law firm Janklow, Traum & Klebanoff, he worked over a ten year period on more than thirty seven-figure book deals, most involving commercial fiction. Klebanoff previously led the publishing division of International Management Group. He is also the CEO of RosettaBooks, the leading independent electronic publisher focused on quality backlist books. The author resides in New York City

eBook Experts Look to Bright New Era for Digital Publishing

February 15, 2002 12:00 am By

The death of digital books has been greatly exaggerated! In related news, a distinguished panel of top representatives from the eBook divisions of Microsoft, Adobe, Palm, Digital Media and MobiPocket were scheduled to discuss emerging eBook technologies at the Seybold Seminars in New York on February 21.

An Exclusive Interview With First-Time Novelist Alexandra Styron

January 1, 2002 12:00 am By

Alexandra Styron's first novel, ALL THE FINEST GIRLS, was released this past summer by Little Brown and Company. In this exclusive Authorlink interview with the New York-based author we gain insights into her thoughts, attitudes, and her writing life. Alexandra's first novel is an elegantly written and unforgettable story about a daughter's love—and where that love lodges when her parents are less than lovable.

An Exclusive Interview With Novelist Laura Van Wormer Part One

November 15, 2001 12:00 am By

You want to be published? Novelist Laura Van Wormer can tell you how to do it, for three reasons. First, she’s written 10 books since 1988. The most recent, Trouble Becomes Her, the third in the Sally Harrington series, was released in early November by Mira. Second, before she started writing she was an editor at Doubleday. Finally, despite her tenure at Doubleday, she made some of the same mistakes in her writing career that the rest of us do.

Chris Keesler, Senior Editor Dorchester Leisure Books

September 1, 2001 7:02 pm By

The way to Chris Keesler's heart is through a good query letter. A feisty love story that knows when to break the rules doesn't hurt either. Keesler is a romance editor, one of only a few fellas in a female-dominated field. His position on the flip side of the gender divide works to his and his writers' advantage.

Emily Bestler, Vice President and Executive Editorial Director Pocket Books

August 20, 2001 7:30 pm By

Emily Bestler learned early to love books. "When I started reading, I was doing something everybody else in the family did," she said. "It's what we did together as a family." It's a tradition she's passing along to her three children - girls 9 and 8 and a boy, 4. They want to be writers when they grow up, though, not an editor like mom.

An Exclusive Authorlink Interview With Author John Connolly

July 1, 2001 12:00 am By

John Connolly is the author of Dark Hollow. Private detective Charlie Parker finds himself hunting a mythical killer through the forests of Maine in winter, decades after his own grandfather tried to find and capture the same killer. (Simon & Schuster, July 2001).