Sunday, November 19, 2017
The Roundup with PW
Ridout Resigns From Head of Zeus: CEO Amanda Ridout has resigned from her position, and will be leaving the company at the end of the month.
Donna Tartt Drops Her Agent: The author has left agent Amanda “Binky” Urban after Urban landed Tartt a $3 million deal for the movie rights to 'The Goldfinch.'
St. Louis Publisher to Begin Again: After 200,000 books—the publisher's entire stock—burned in a warehouse fire in St. Louis on Wednesday, Reedy Press moves on.
Writers Watch the Tax Reform Bills: The proposed tax reform bills moving through Congress could help artists and writers in some ways—and hurt them in others.
Annie Proulx's NBA Speech: The writer gave one of the best speeches in recent memory, with a gleefully ironic conclusion and a gloom grounded in current events.