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French Editor's Jump To Agenting 'Akin To Treachery'

Posted at 8:31AM Tuesday 03 Apr 2012

A new, Paris-based international literary agency, yet to be named, is about to launch with a branch in New York and plans for one in New Delhi. Marc Parent, one of the partners, recently left French publisher Buchet-Chastel, where he had been editorial director for foreign literature for almost ten years. At a time when there are still relatively few agents in France and most publishers handle their authors, Parent says his move to become an agent is seen as akin to treachery.

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