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144 How Many Marketing Dollars Do Publishers Spend? Notes from the antitrust trial

Sep 26, 2022

How many marketing dollars per book do publishers spend? The Gatecrashers discuss this and more from the antitrust trial.

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Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009. 

Charis Crowe is a...


Sep 19, 2022

One takeaway from the big antitrust trial seems to be the thought that agents only care about getting big book advances, and that if they can do that, then they've done their job. Is this true? The Gatecrashers discuss.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented...


Sep 12, 2022

It was the tweet heard round the publishing world, but is it true? Do 50% of books sell 12 copies or fewer? The Gatecrashers weigh in. 

https://twitter.com/aprilhenrybooks/status/1566230658766503937

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009. 

Charis...


Aug 29, 2022

New York Times bestselling authors Sofia Lapuente and Jarrod Shusterman give tips for a strong coauthoring relationship.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009. 

Charis Crowe is a marketer and freelancer who spent nearly ten years at the gates of...


Aug 8, 2022

Why do bookstores choose to carry one book over another? Why do some books perform better in certain areas of the country? The Gatecrashers sit down with bookstore owner and literary agent Elisa Saphier to discuss the art of bookselling.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where...