UTA has obtained publishing agency Fletcher & Organization, which will be folded into the total UTA Publishing division at the agency.
As section of the offer, the New York-based fiction and non-fiction publishing house’s founder and CEO Christy Fletcher will co-guide the increasing UTA Publishing department alongside current head Byrd Leavell. Equally Fletcher and Leavell will report to UTA president David Kramer.
The total Fletcher & Corporation workers will sign up for the UTA Publishing in UTA’s New York place of work, which include veteran agents Rebecca Gradinger, Eric Lupfer, Grainne Fox, Lisa Gr ubka and Peter Steinberg.
For every UTA, the acquisition will not stop the expertise company from continuing to collaborate with other publishing companies and authors, or Fletcher & Company’s agents from operating with associates all around the marketplace on behalf of their clients.
UTA’s purchase of Fletcher marks its latest step into increasing its literary ranks subsequent the June 2022 acquisition of United kingdom company The Curtis Brown Team. Fletcher’s noteworthy customers include things like fiction authors Maggie Shipstead, Daniel Mason, Ken Kalfus, Courtney Zoffness, Stephanie Clifford, Nina De Gramont and Robin Benway, as perfectly as nonfiction writers Gretchen Rubin, John Carreyrou, Sonia Purnell, Melissa City, Eric Ries, Dr. Pleasure Bradford, Chip & Dan Heath and Kate Bowler, among the other authors.
“Christy is an exceptional agent and business enterprise builder and the staff at Fletcher & Firm is amid the greatest in the industry, so it’s enjoyable to welcome them to UTA,” Kramer stated. “This is an critical chapter in the progress of UTA Publishing, underscoring our commitment to currently being a greatest-in-course property for authors and their do the job. We believe in the energy of guides to push lifestyle and the many means we can collaborate in the course of UTA to bring them to life throughout the overall leisure ecosystem.”
Fletcher added: “I’m enormously happy of what we have attained over 20 a long time at Fletcher & Corporation. Our collaborative culture and commitment to supporting writers realize their artistic and expert objectives has been a joy to direct. Signing up for forces with David, Byrd and UTA Publishing is a even more extension of that commitment and an remarkable new option for me personally. I’m thrilled to be able to make on their amazing achievement, when expanding the innovative chances for our authors, present-day and long run.”