Bumble Ward, who represents Quentin Tarantino, Sofia Coppola, Tim Burton and others, is quitting the business to write novels. Michael Fleming writes in Variety that "Ward's decision is a stunner: She has a client roster any publicist would envy and probably the strongest director list of any single publicist in Hollywood." Link via Defamer.
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