Agency Profile

Greystone Literary is Back in Business

I first met literary ageny Michael Mancilla in New York in 2007.  He founded a cool, newer agency called Greystone, but the agency closed after a few years.  Fortunately, it has recently reopened.  Michael specializes in nonfiction and is looking for good writers.  Greystone Literary Agency 437 New York Ave. NW, No. 211, Washington...

Ageny Profile: Diana Finch Literary Agency

Diana Finch Literary Agency 116 W. 23rd St., Suite 500, New York NY 10011. Phone: (646)375-2081. E-mail: diana.finch@verizon.net. Contact: Diana Finch. Seeking new and established writers. Prior to opening her agency, Ms. Finch worked at Ellen Levine Literary Agency for 18 years. Established: 2003. Member of AAR. Represents 45 clients. 20% of clients are...

New Agency Alert: The Croce Agency

Reminder: Newer agencies are golden opportunities for new writers because they're likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you're just wasting time and postage. Actively seeking commercial fiction and...

Lindstrom Open to Clients Again

Lindstrom Literary Management has a new Web site, as well. Check it out and review the detailed submission guidelines. A few months ago, Lindstrom sent out a notice saying they were temporarily closed to submissions. As far as I can tell from all the Web site info, that is no longer the case. Check...

Agency Profile: Park Literary, LLC

Thanks to a tip from blog contributor Kristen Howe, I heard that Park Literary Group, LLC had changed addresses. I figured I’d just post a complete agency profile for everyone. The Park Literary Group, LLC 270 Lafayette St., Suite 1504, New York NY 10012. Phone: (212)691-3500. Fax: (212)691-3540. E-mail: queries@parkliterary.com. Web site: www.parkliterary.com. Member Agents:...

Agency Profile: Liza Dawson Associates

Liza Dawson Associates, a good AAR-member agency, just put up a cool new Web site. On that note, I figured I would post an updated profile of this agency. Note all the different agents and their varied tastes.   Liza Dawson Associates   350 Seventh Ave., Ste. 2003, New York NY 10001. Phone: (212)465-9071....

Agency Profile: Collins Literary Agency

Collins Literary Agency 30 Bond St., New York NY 10012. Phone: (212)529-4909. Fax: (212)358-1055. Web site: http://www.francescollin.com/ Member Agents: Nina Collins (memoir, literary fiction, lifestyle, young adult, travel, psychology, and women and/or mother/daughter issues); Matthew Elblonk (literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, pop culture, music, young adult and anything that is slightly quirky or absurd); Ayesha...

Agency Profile: Irene Goodman Literary Agency

I recently received word (thanks to contributor Kristen Howe) that the Irene Goodman Literary Agency had taken on a third agent: Barbara Poelle. Hearing that, I decided to just post an updated full agency profile for the agency. See it below! Agency Profile:Irene Goodman Literary Agency 80 Fifth Ave., Suite 1101, New York NY...

FinePrint Literary Management Opens

Reminder: Newer agencies are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage. It's been in the works...

Agency Profile: Anderson Literary Management

The following is submissioninformation for Anderson LiteraryManagement, LLC in New York 12 W. 19th St., New York NY 10011. Phone: (212)645-6045. Fax: (212)741-1936. E-mail: kathleen@andersonliterary.com. Contact: Kathleen Anderson. Seeking new and established writers. Prior to her current position, Ms. Anderson was with Grinberg Literary. She has more than two decades of publishing experience. Established:...

New Agency Alert: Spiridon Literary Agency

Update: As of April 2009, it looks like this agency is closed. - Chuck Reminder: Newer agencies are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for...

International Transactions Address Change

International Transactions, the literary agency of agents Sandra and Peter Riva, just sent me a postcard saying that the agency’s addresses have changed. To see their submissions guidelines, open this PDF link. The submissions e-mail is submissions@IntlTrans.com. The New Principle Mailing Address: I.T., Inc.Box 9728 Alope WayGila, NM 88038-0097Phone/fax/e-mail remain the same New NYC Office:...

Agent Advice: John Ware of John A. Ware Literary Agency

This installment features literary agent John Ware of John A. Ware Literary in Manhattan. John was an editor at Doubleday for eight years, (during which time he taught the industry-wide editorial course at NYU), then spent a year as an agent with James Brown Associates/Curtis Brown, Ltd. Submissions: Fiction wants: detective, police, crime, mystery,...

Agency Profile: Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency

The following is submissioninformation for the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency in Manhattan. 59 W. 71st St., Suite 9B, New York NY 10023. Phone: (212)362-9277. E-mail: sarah@sarahjanefreymann.com. www.sarahjanefreymann.comContact: Sarah Jane Freymann, Steve Schwartz. Member Agents: Sarah Jane Freymann; Steve Schwartz, steve@sarahjanefreymann.com (historical novels, thrillers, crime, sports, humor, food, travel); Katharine Sands. Represents 100 clients....

New Agent at Firebrand Literary

Editor's Note: Firebrand Literary closed in July 2009. Four agents from Firebrand Literary have broken off to form a new agency: Upstart Crow Literary. It will be headed up by Michael Stearns, who was formerly a prolific children's book editor. Also on board are agents Ted Malawer, Chris Richman and Danielle Chiotti. Between...

New Agency Alert: Daniel Literary Group

Reminder: Newer agencies are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage. Actively seeking: Nonfiction. The agency...