Linda Langton is Founder and President of the successful international literary agency, Langtons International Agency. Based in New York since 2001, it has sold over 100 books to commercial publishers, and many book-based successes that have been translated into film and television, including the memoir Trumbo by Bruce Cook which was nominated for an Oscar Award, sold to Grand Central Publishing. Art in the Blood by Bonnie MacBird, which is now a five book Sherlock Holmes best-selling series, to HarperCollins internationally. Susie Carder’s innovative business book Power Your Profits was sold to Atria Books in a six figure deal. Three true crime books sold to Berkley Publishing, with film and television rights sold, including the Lifetime television Death of a Vegas Showgirl. Love and Money reality show from the book by Ann Carrozza sold to CBS. And most recently, the memoir of Christopher Sabat, one of the most iconic figures and voice actors in anime, sold to Running Press.
Recognizing the changing world of publishing, Linda started an independent hybrid publishing company to help writers become published authors. Since its inception in January 2020, Central Park South Publishing has had the pleasure of publishing many great books, some of which have become best sellers.
From Manchester, England, Linda was educated at Elizabeth Gaskell College, Manchester, and at the London School of Economics. Before moving to New York, Linda was co-founder and publisher of the $50 million global book, greeting card and calendar company, The Ink Group. The company had offices in Australia, US, UK and NZ. The company licensed many notables including The Far Side, Recycled Paper Greetings, Star Wars, Monty Python, Tate Gallery, National Geographic, Sydney 2000 Olympics and won numerous international awards for business, design and innovation.
Linda was inducted into the Australian Business Women Hall of Fame, was NSW Business Woman of the Year, and is a member of International Women’s Forum, Women’s Forum of New York and is a founding and lifelong member of Chief Executive Women of Australia.
Member of the International Women’s Forum
Member of Women’s Forum New York
Member of Forum UK
Lifelong and founding Member of Chief Executive Women of Australia
Business Women Hall of Fame
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