What Literary Agencies and Literary Agents are and what they do for Authors
This class is to explain what literary agencies and literary agents are and what they does for authors.
We will review all aspects of what Literary Agencies and Literary Agents do for authors from championing their careers to taking innovative approaches when clients are supported by dedicated departments in all areas of rights and career management.
Then we’ll cover:
- Foreign rights for books in translation
- Book-to-film/TV rights
- Accounting and Business Affairs for authors
- Digital Media & Marketing for authors
More about Mark Gottlieb
Mark Gottlieb is a highly ranked literary agent, both in overall deals and other individual categories. Using that same initiative and insight for identifying talented writers, he is actively building his client list of authors. Mark Gottlieb is excited to work directly with authors, helping to manage and grow their careers with all of the unique resources that are available at book publishing’s leading literary agency, Trident Media Group. Through his work at Trident Media Group, Mark Gottlieb continues to represent numerous New York Times bestselling authors, as well as major award-winning authors, and has optioned and sold books to film and TV production companies. He previously ran the agency’s audiobook department, in addition to working in foreign rights. In his free time, Mark Gottlieb tutors free English language classes to adults from low-income immigrant families, via the Literacy Volunteers program at Family Centers, a nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services. He is also the Founder and President of the Stamford Literature, Arts & Culture Salon (SLACS). Mark Gottlieb is actively seeking submissions in all categories and genres and looks forward to bringing new and established authors to the curious minds of their future readers.