New Literary Agent Alert: Ed Maxwell of Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, Inc.

ReminderNew literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Ed Maxwell of Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, Inc.) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

 

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About Ed: Associate agent Ed Maxwell joined Greenburger Associates in 2011. Previously, he interned in various political offices on Capitol Hill and in New York. Ed graduated from New York University with a degree in history. Starting as the assistant to Faith Hamlin, he distinguished himself as a close reader with an eclectic range. In addition to agenting on his own, he continues to co-agent certain titles and authors while assisting Faith in managing her list. Find him on Twitter.

(What does it mean when an agent says “This isn’t right for me”?)

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He is seeking: Ed is seeking expert and narrative nonfiction authors, novelists and graphic novelists, and children’s book authors and illustrators. His aim as a literary agent is to help authors grow their intellectual properties into compelling books. He is especially interested in working with authors who may publish across different genres and formats—scholarly and trade—over the course of their careers. Ed believes in popular media as a living cultural record and hopes to connect with authors of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and voices.

(If an agent rejects you, are they open to reviewing your revised submission?)

How to submit: Please email emaxwell [@] sjga.com with your submission under the subject line “QUERY: [Project Title].” Include a query letter in the body of the email and attach a proposal or a sample from your project (40 pages maximum).

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