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!
Irene Goodman Literary Agency
80 Fifth Ave., Suite 1101, New York NY 10011, E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.irenegoodman.com. Member Agents: Irene Goodman; Miriam Kriss; Barbara Poelle. Seeking new and established writers. Member of AAR. Writer’s Guidelines: www.irenegoodman.com/submission.php. Specializes in “the finest in commercial fiction and nonfiction. We have a strong background in women’s voices, including mysteries, romance, women’s fiction, thrillers, suspense, and chick lit. Historical fiction is one of Irene’s particular passions and Miriam is fanatical about modern urban fantasies. We are also very interested in young adult fiction, both literary and those with an edgy, chick-litty voice. In nonfiction, Irene is looking for topics on narrative history, social issues and trends, education, Judaica, Francophilia, Anglophilia, other cultures, animals, food, crafts, and memoir.”
How to submit: Query with SASE. Submit: detailed novel synopsis and the first 10 pages. E-mail queries only! See the Web site submission page. No e-mail attachments. Responds in 2 months to queries. Recent sales: Beg For Mercy, by Toni Andrews; The Devil Inside, by Jenna Black; Hooking Up or Holding Out, by Jamie Callan; Seducing The Spy, by Celeste Bradley.
Tips: “We are receiving an unprecedented amount of e-mail queries. If you find that the mailbox is full, please try again in two weeks. E-mail queries to our personal addresses will not be answered.”