Message from Linda

 
Welcome to Langtons International Agency Newsletter!
 
Langtons International Agency is one of New York's most successful literary management agencies specializing in non-fiction: including memoir, true crime, biography, and b usiness.
E xceptionally well written literary and commercial fiction: including mystery, thrillers, and women's fiction. 

We recently added film and television scripts to our offering. 
   
Notable releases include Trumbo by Bruce Cook (Grand Central Publishing, September 8, 2015) to coincide with the movie release, starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, and Helen Mirren.

 
Art in the Blood by Bonnie MacBird, (HarperCollins UK, September 2015) first of a trilogy of Sherlock Holmes adventures. Sold to 17 countries, bestseller in 5.

 
Dancing on Her Grave  by Diane Montane and Carolina Sarassa, true crime (Berkley, April 2015) Discovery Channel, and Lifetime Movies (October 22, 2016).
  
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer, from an idea to a success!    

  March 28, 2017

Company Chat 
Linda was in London for the London Book Fair where she met with many British publishers. She also had the pleasure to see three of her clients who traveled long distances to meet with her.


 Geoffrey Glover-Wright and his charming wife Rachael flew in from Jersey. Linda spent a wonderful evening with them at Durrants Hotel. Geoffrey is the outstanding author of nine best-selling political thrillers. Linda sold his latest book, Hard Act, to Fiery Seas Publishing February 2017. Click here or on the cover above to buy Geoffrey's book!


On the same day, the talented Robert Parker, came from Warrington (outside Manchester) to London to meet with Linda for lunch. This inspirational young writer, married with two beautiful young daughters has written ten books, first of which we sold to Endeavour Press for publication in April 2017.













Linda also had the pleasure of meeting her new client, Arabella Kingsley, the author of many books two of which we sold to Totally Bound Publishing for publication in June and July 2017. 

Company News
Dr. Sam Alibrando's book, 
The 3 Dimensions of Emotions was the WINNER in the business category in the Los Angeles Book Festival! 
 
Dr. Sam A. Alibrando will be honored at a gala ceremony held in Los Angeles this month!  
To read his award-winning book buy it  here
 
 
  Something to Be Brave For by Priscilla Bennet is now published by Endeavour Press!

Something To Be Brave For is the story of a young woman who soon learns that the man she thought she knew could turn, without the slightest provocation, into a verbally and physically abusive tyrant.  The novel reveals what often lurks beneath a veneer of power and fame, and chronicles the courage one woman finds to break free.
To read more about  Something to Be Brave 
For  
and 
the inspiration behind the book,  
c heck out what Priscilla has to say about it  here
Buy your copy by clicking here or on the book cover.
Career Catapult: Shake-up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory by Roopa UnniKrishnan just released March 20th with Career Press!

Congratulations, Roopa! Buy your copy by clicking here or on the cover.

Nick Westfall's  film, FINDING HOME wins Encore magazine's "Best Of" competition for Best Independent Film! 
 

To read more about the film and award click 
!
W  
elcome Jezabel Montero, screenplay writer and director of The Award-Winning Film,
Cassanova Was a Woman 
to the agency.

We are pleased to welcome Jezabel Montero.  Jezabel Montero is a bilingual writer, actor, director, and producer. Jezabel has won numerous awards at festivals for her short films and full length feature.
We are looking forward t o bringing her latest works, an LGBT comedy series and a feature length dramedy entitled The Duke and Duchess of Queens, to producers. Welcome, Jezabel!
 
Industry News  

Ranking America's Largest Publishers
Publishers Weekly ranks the 20 top publishers in the country according to NPD Bookscan sales data. More Information 

Amazon Opens East Coast Brick and Mortar Store
Amazon opened the doors to its first East Coast brick and mortar bookstore in Massachusetts.  More Information

Penguin Random House to Publish Obamas
Penguin Random House has won at auction the world rights to two books, one each from former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama . More Information

 Upcoming Events

Women Writing about Mothers and Daughters: A Panel Disscussion, March 31st, 5pm 
A panel discussion featuring Gayle Forman, Molly Jong-Fast, Betsy Lerner, and Nadja Spiegelman at the New York University Lillian Vernon House.  

Ali Noorani Creative non-fiction Reading/Talk, April 4th
Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, interviews nearly fifty local and national leaders from law enforcement, business, immigrant, and faith communities to illustrate the challenges they face. 
Thank You for Reading!

 Linda Langton, President.
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