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PubTalk Live is the live publishing talk show that broadcasts the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month live on YouTube. The podcast is the audio pulled from the show after the broadcast has ended. See more info at pubtalk.live. AgentChat Live is a spinoff of PubTalk Live that features casual chats with literary agents with the intention of helping writers get to know the agents a little bit better.

PubTalk Live & AgentChat Live Sarah Nicolas

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PubTalk Live is the live publishing talk show that broadcasts the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month live on YouTube. The podcast is the audio pulled from the show after the broadcast has ended. See more info at pubtalk.live. AgentChat Live is a spinoff of PubTalk Live that features casual chats with literary agents with the intention of helping writers get to know the agents a little bit better.

    Agent Office Hours with Literary Agent Sarah N. Fisk

    Agent Office Hours with Literary Agent Sarah N. Fisk

    Every now and then, I host a live #askagent session on YouTube and syndicate the audio here as a podcast! This is the recording of the Agent Office Hours on 3/25/22

    • 44 min
    AgentChat Live with Sarah N. Fisk at Tobias Literary

    AgentChat Live with Sarah N. Fisk at Tobias Literary

    AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better. This episode features Sarah N. Fisk at Tobias Literary.

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    Thank you to Danny for hosting! His podcast is at: https://linktr.ee/theshapeofastarpodcast

    • 55 min
    PubTalk Live: Ask the Agents Panel: Contract Terms

    PubTalk Live: Ask the Agents Panel: Contract Terms

    For our final regular PubTalk Live, I have a special treat. Three literary agents will be answering all of your questions about book publishing contracts. Whether you're looking to publish in the future, with or without an agent, or are already in the publishing world, we'll help you understand the contracts you're signing.



    →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:

    https://sarahnicolas.com 

    https://twitter.com/Sarah_Nicolas

    https://instagram.com/presidentsarah



    →Natascha Morris

    https://www.thetobiasagency.com/natascha-morris

    https://twitter.com/SoCalledYALife



    →Jessica Felleman: 

    https://www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com

    https://twitter.com/jmfelleman

    https://www.instagram.com/jmfelleman/



    →Kaitlyn Johnson:

    https://www.strictlytextual.com/

    https://twitter.com/RedPenKaitlyn



    →Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/qTPHGqZ_Dfo

    →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    PubTalk Live Author Journeys with Jessica Vitalis

    PubTalk Live Author Journeys with Jessica Vitalis

    →PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show; the 2nd Saturday is for Author Journeys, where host Sarah Nicolas interviews an author about their work and experiences with publication. This episode features author Jessica Vitalis, author of The Wolf’s Curse.



    →Jessica Vitalis:

    Website: http://jessicavitalis.com/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jessicavauthor

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jessicavitalis

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jessicavauthor/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzdQX_goi-lZF_mfL0mqB1g

    Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WASQK1

    Bookshop: https://bookshop.org/a/1209/9780063067417 



    →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:

    https://sarahnicolas.com 

    https://twitter.com/Sarah_Nicolas

    https://instagram.com/presidentsarah



    →Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive 

    →Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place



    →Originally streamed at: 

    →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com.



    --News--



    →PEN America annual gala protest:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/87555-pen-america-goes-live-again-at-2021-gala.html 



    →Finalists of 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/87538-finalists-for-2021-nba-in-young-people-s-literature-announced.html



    →Librarians in Wyoming facing prosecution:  https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-lifestyle-business-wyoming-nonfiction-22b0a682cb5ba95de8eb3975d101228c 



    →Third quarter sales: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/87600-a-cooler-third-quarter-for-book-sales.html



    →2020 book sales: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/87578-it-s-official-book-publishing-sales-held-at-25-billion-in-2020.html 



    →Plum Creek Literary Festival cancelled:  https://journalstar.com/news/local/education/plum-creek-literacy-festival-cancels-events-after-authors-pull-out-over-discriminatory-concordia-policy/article_1cba73cf-fe22-5109-a634-2be467b453ed.html



    →Sue Grafton's estate sells tv rights: https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-business-sue-grafton-new-york-television-b70af7d1b79c17ae42a2ac0dd8712a29 



    →2021 Nobel Prize in Literature: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/awards-and-prizes/article/87565-abdulrazak-gurnah-wins-2021-nobel-prize-in-literature.html 



    →Publishing supply chain issues:  https://www.vox.com/culture/22687960/book-shortage-paper-ink-printing-labor-explained 



    →CAA to purchase ICM partners: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/87480-caa-to-acquire-icm.html



    →New York Public Library eliminates late fines: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3439



    →Jason Reynolds extends term as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/87396-jason-reynolds-extends-term-as-national-ambassador-for-young-people-s-literature.html 

    • 56 min
    PubTalk Live: Nina LaCour and audiobook narrator Jorjeana Marie

    PubTalk Live: Nina LaCour and audiobook narrator Jorjeana Marie

    PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Nina LaCour and Special Guest Jorjeana Marie, an author, audiobook narrator, comedian, and television writer.



    →Nina LaCour:

    https://www.ninalacour.com/

    https://twitter.com/nina_lacour 

    https://www.instagram.com/nina_lacour/ 



    →Jorjeana Marie:

    https://jorjeanamarie.com/

    https://twitter.com/jorjeanamarie

    https://www.instagram.com/jorjeanamarie_/

    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2834240/ 



    →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:

    https://sarahnicolas.com 

    https://twitter.com/Sarah_Nicolas

    https://instagram.com/presidentsarah



    →Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive 

    →Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place



    →Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb



    →Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/X4hcJzWOQZY

    →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com.



    -News-



    →Amazon covid-19 books: https://www.npr.org/2021/09/09/1035559330/democrats-slam-amazon-for-promoting-false-covid-cures-and-anti-vaccine-claims 



    →Humble Bumble & Stephen King: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/87327-humble-bundle-teams-with-stephen-king-to-support-the-aclu.html



    →Follet sold it's K-12 division:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/industry-deals/article/87264-equity-firm-buys-follett-school-solutions.html



    →supply chain issues:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/87306-the-book-biz-tries-to-avoid-supply-chain-disruptions.html



    →Beijing International Book Fair:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3387 



    →Frankfurt Book Fair: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/Frankfurt-Book-Fair/article/87263-frankfurt-confirms-in-person-fair-limits-daily-attendees-to-25-000.html 



    →NPR's National Book Festival podcast series: https://www.npr.org/about-npr/1033613536/library-of-congress-and-npr-announce-national-book-festival-podcast-series

    • 1 hr 7 min
    PubTalk Live 8-28-21 with Danny and Sarah Simpson-Weiss

    PubTalk Live 8-28-21 with Danny and Sarah Simpson-Weiss

    PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Danny aka Lodestar and Special Guest Sarah Simpson-Weiss, an author’s assistant who works with bestselling authors.



    →Danny aka Lodestar

    https://www.theshapeofastarpodcast.com/ 

    https://twitter.com/lodestarslagoon 



    →Sarah Simpson-Weiss

    Website: http://www.yourauthorassistant.com/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MightyMouse118 



    →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:

    https://sarahnicolas.com 

    https://twitter.com/Sarah_Nicolas

    https://instagram.com/presidentsarah



    →Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive 

    →Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place



    →Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb



    →Originally streamed at: https://youtu.be/Dm8PT4U0oNg

    →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com.



    -News-



    →Amanda Gorman’s poetry book price increase: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/87229-gorman-book-s-price-hike-startles-booksellers.html 



    →Hachette acquires Workman: https://www.piworld.com/article/hachette-book-group-to-acquire-workman-publishing/ 

    https://publishingperspectives.com/2021/08/hachette-book-group-announces-acquisition-of-workman-publishing/ 



    →Beijing Book Fair postponed: https://www.bibf.net/en/ 



    →Greenlight Bookstores unionized: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/87157-greenlight-bookstores-in-brooklyn-unionize.html 



    →Amazon plans department stores: https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/20/business/amazon-department-stores/index.html 



    →Officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting looking for new book publisher: https://www.wsj.com/articles/police-officer-in-breonna-taylor-shooting-seeks-new-book-publisher-11629318016 



    →Congressman Ronny Jackson book deal: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zacheverson/2021/08/17/house-rules-ban-book-advances-heres-how-trumps-old-doctor-now-in-congress-got-one-anyway/?sh=8cb243d6f122 



    →Ted Cruz book dealings: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zacheverson/2021/08/16/ted-cruz-made-320000-as-an-author-last-year-his-campaign-bought-153000-worth-of-books/?sh=7cbff0482e15 



    →Vatican Selected a Publisher:

    https://www.ncronline.org/news/people/pope-names-italian-journalist-head-vatican-publishing-house

    • 1 hr

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