Penguin Random House Will Publish Books by Both Barak and Michelle Obama

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Fun news! Penguin Random House has announced that they have won the bidding war, and will be publishing books by both former President Barak Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. They also shared that they will donate one million books in the Obama family‚Äôs name to First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides books [….]

The Query Letter, Demystified

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Over at GalleyCat, Jason Boog’s recent post will be just the ticket for those in throes of putting together the perfect query letter. “23 Literary Agent Query Letters That Worked,” is a list of, well, twenty-three query letters representing virtually every writing genre. GalleyCat gathered the samples from “agency websites, agent blogs and the AgentQuery [….]

Ramez Naam Signs for Third Book with Angry Robot

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Following the success of Ramez Naam‘s Nexus, Angry Robot has acquired the third book in the series. The as-yet unnamed book is the follow-up to 2013’s Nexus and the forthcoming Crux, and will be published in late 2014. The deal for worldwide English and translation rights was negotiated by Angry Robot Senior Editor Lee Harris [….]