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Posts Tagged ‘Adriana Dominguez’

Ballerina Michaela DePrince Lands Book Deal

18-year-old ballet dancer Michaela DePrince has signed a book deal to write her memoir.

DePrince appeared in the 2011 documentary, First Position. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers will publish the book in fall 2014.

Executive editor Erin Clarke negotiated the deal with Full Circle Literary agent Adriana Dominguez. DePrince’s adoptive mother, Elaine, will co-write the book.

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Mamiverse Launches New Books Section

Mamiverse, the family lifestyle website aimed at the moms in the Latino community, has hired former HarperCollins children’s editor Adriana Dominguez to lead its new Books section.

Rene Alegria, former publisher of HarperCollins’ Rayo imprint, started Mamiverse in 2011, and the site now generates more than one million views every month.

Mamiverse Books will feature book reviews and interviews. In addition, the organization aims to launch a national reading campaign targeting Latinos called the “Mamiverse Reads Pledge Drive.”

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Adriana Dominguez Joins Full Circle Literary

fullcircle.jpgFormer HarperCollins Children’s Books executive editor Adriana Domínguez has joined Full Circle Literary as a literary agent.

At HaperCollins, Domínguez managed the children’s division of the Latino imprint, Rayo. Before that, she served as Children’s Reviews Editor at Criticas magazine and worked as a professional translator for children’s books.

Here’s more from the release: “Ms. Domínguez will continue her strong list of children’s picture books, middle grade novels, and literary young adult novels. She will also represent authors writing for adults in the following genres: literary fiction, women’s fiction, and historical fiction. For her adult nonfiction list, she will seek women’s interest, multicultural, pop culture, and how-to books.