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Ann Coulter Inks Book Deal for October - Posted May 10, 2012
Ann Coulter has landed a book deal with Penguin Group's Sentinel imprint, scheduled to publish an unnamed book "directly relevant to the presidential election" in October. William Morris Endeavor agent Mel Berger negotiated the deal with Sentinel publisher Adrian Zackhe... [GalleyCat]

Jason Pinter Joins Grove/Atlantic & Mysterious Press - Posted July 26, 2011
Next month author Jason Pinter will join Grove/Atlantic as senior marketing manager. An active Twitter writer, Pinter tweeted the news: "On 8/8 I'll be starting as Senior Marketing Manager for Grove/Atlantic and the newly relaunching Mysterious Press.... [GalleyCat]

Will Casey Anthony Get a Book Deal? - Posted July 7, 2011
This week a jury ruled that Casey Anthony was not guilty in the death of her child and a judge sentenced the young woman to four years in jail for lying to authorities. As the case winds down, an... [GalleyCat]

Reading Is Fundamental Funding Eliminated - Posted March 4, 2011
Earlier this week Congress approved (and President Barack Obama signed) a bill that will cut funding for the literary organization, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF). ... [semanticweb.com]

Reading is Fundamental Fundraiser Launches on Twitter - Posted December 21, 2010
Agent and author Jason Pinter started an inspiring Twitter thread this morning, collecting pledges from writers around the country to support Reading Is Fundamental. You can follow the pledges at the ... [semanticweb.com]

Jason Pinter Lands Book Deal for YA Trilogy - Posted November 17, 2010
Novelist and agent Jason Pinter has landed a book deal for The Great Divide, an apocalyptic young adult series. The trilogy sold to Brian Farrey at Flux. The deal was negotiated by ... [GalleyCat]

Books That Made Me Cry Hashtag Makes Twitter Readers Weepy - Posted September 9, 2010
Today readers around the globe answered the simple question: What books made you cry? Post your favorites on Twitter, and use the #book... [GalleyCat]

Do Literary Writers Deserve More Review Coverage Than Bestselling Authors? - Posted August 26, 2010
Over at the Huffington Post, novelist Jason Pinter interviewed authors Jennifer Weiner and ... [GalleyCat]

Jason Pinter Joins Waxman Literary Agency - Posted July 26, 2010
Today the Waxman Literary Agency announced that novelist Jason Pinter will join the agency on August 2nd. Working as an agent, Pinter will specialize in commercial fiction, pop culture, sports, and YA/middle grade fiction. Pinter is the author of numerous thrillers, inc... [GalleyCat]

Literary Hashtags Sweep Twitter - Posted June 16, 2010
Two literary hashtags swept Twitter today, each theme guided by two writers. Author Susan Orlean helped spread the first trend, celebrating Books That Changed My World. We'd like to add The Big Sleep... [GalleyCat]

Novelist Jason Pinter Gets Two-Book Deal for YA Series - Posted March 12, 2010
Today thriller novelist Jason Pinter (pictured) announced he sold a new YA series, Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy! in a two-book deal. The book sold to Jabberwocky senior editor Daniel Ehrenhaft, and ... [GalleyCat]

Unusual Cover Placement: Smart or Shady? - Posted July 23, 2009
Yesterday the literary Internets uncovered a free edition of a Simon Kernick's thriller with a splashy cover that reads, "DAN BROWN: If you like your thrillers as fast, furious and unputdownable as Dan Brown, then we th... [GalleyCat]

April Publishing Foolishness, Part Deux - Posted April 2, 2009
GalleyCat vastly underestimated the number of foolish people in the publishing industry. Despite our best efforts to cover the madness, our Twitter feed, RSS reader, and email were overwhelmed with additional April Fools' Day pranks. Here are the tricks we mis... [GalleyCat]

Jason Pinter Moves to St. Martin's Press - Posted March 13, 2007
After what could be classified as a tumultuous week, former Crown books editor Jason Pinter has landed at a new home: St. Martin's Press, where he'll be starting duties there as an Editor on March 26. An announcement sent out by St. Martin's Press editor-in-chief George Witte adds that Pi... [GalleyCat]

When Being Dooced Is Only One Side of the Story - Posted March 6, 2007
Sometimes, even us freewheeling bloggers like to exercise a little restraint. Because reporting on publishing people getting fired for what's clearly a case of going overboard on a small matter is, frankly, not the best use of our time and resources. But since Gawker's now gone ahead and present... [GalleyCat]

Could Starbucks Trump B&N as Publishing Power Brokers? - Posted February 23, 2007
So posits Crown editor & thriller writer Jason Pinter after comparing and contrasting the opening one-week sales of Chris Bohjalian's THE DOUBLE BIND - picked as Barnes & Noble's second store-wide pick - and Starbucks' sophomore choice, Ishmael Beah's A LONG WAY GONE. According to the March 4... [GalleyCat]

Scene @ Linda Fairstein's Book Launch - Posted January 19, 2007
If the trio on the left - Donna Hanover, Linda Fairstein and Mary Higgins Clark - isn't indicative that former prosecutor-turned-bestselling crime writer Fairstein's launch party at Montblanc for her newest crime novel, BAD BLOOD, was a cut above the usual fare, then the swarm of TV cameras (Extra ... [GalleyCat]