What does that mean for you, aspiring authors?
It means that you'll have the same full boutique service that you've always had, but with some major resources to exploit your film & television, foreign, and audio sub-rights. I'm still here at our 7th avenue offices, still dressing like it's Saturday, still aspiring to be even half as amazing as Jane and Deborah (boss-ladies). But, now we have an army of incredibly prestigious contracts managers, co-agents, and other industry professionals that will give us a powerful reach in selling foreign, film & television, audio, etc, as well as contracts negotiations. Joining forces with an agency of ICM's international stature gives us the power to stay competitive and more efficient in a changing marketplace and provides continuity for us and our clients long into the future.
Essentially, I'm the post-spinach pop-eye of literary agents! I AM MIGHTY. I'm also done bragging now.
For more information you can read the PW article here.