Lennie Literary Agency & Author’s Attorneys combines publishing insight, legal expertise, and marketing savvy in a full-service literary agency.
Michael Lennie's expertise with regard to publishing practices, contract negotiations, licensing, and author/publisher relations provides a unique advantage representing authors as both a literary agent and an attorney. His literary agency and law offices represent fiction, nonfiction and textbook authors in a variety of genres.
Lennie Literary Agency works with authors to position their projects and match them with the appropriate publishers. In addition to our work with established authors, we commit a portion of our efforts to discovering new and diverse voices and partnering with them to develop their literary careers. On our clients’ behalf, we work with publishers to support our authors, negotiate contracts and champion creative marketing plans.
* trade and textbook book placement
* experienced contract negotiations
* marketing/promotion plans
* world, foreign, film and television right sales
* LEGAL SERVICES *
The Law Offices of Michael Lennie offer legal services for authors, including:
* contract review and/or negotiation
* drafting of collaboration agreements
* drafting of permissions forms
* author/publisher contract dispute resolution
* copyright issues
* royalty issues
Michael Lennie has negotiated hundreds of major contracts for both established and first-time authors, in all genres. He regularly speaks at workshops and conferences around the country on publishing legal issues. As National Advisor to the Text and Academic Authors Association, he regularly advises professionals on how to protect their work and their careers.
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