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New Literary Agent Alert: Madeleine Clark of Sterling Lord Literistic

Categories: Chuck Sambuchino's Guide to Literary Agents Blog, Fiction Agents, Literary Agent, Literary Fiction Agents, Narrative Nonfiction, New Agency Alerts, Thriller Agents, What's New, Young Adult Literary Agents.

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Madeleine Clark of Sterling Lord Literistic) 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 Madeleine: Madeleine Clark joined Sterling Lord Literistic in 2011 after working for several years in the editorial department at Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Born in London, raised in Virginia, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Madeleine is an unabashed anglophile and an avid runner. She now lives in Brooklyn. Find her on Twitter. She will be taking pitches at the 2014 Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC (Aug 1-3).

(Read tips on writing a query letter.)

She is seeking: Madeleine is interested in commercial and literary fiction as well as narrative nonfiction. She is particularly drawn to realistic YA, literary thrillers, novels that can believably introduce a bit of fantasy/sci-fi, and books that draw heavily from their environment whether that is geographical or cultural.

How to submit: Madeleine is happy to receive submissions via email. If submitting fiction, please send a synopsis and the first three chapters or a 50 page sample. If submitting nonfiction, send a detailed proposal.  The queries should be sent to info [at] sll.com with “Attn: Madeleine Clark” in the e-mail subject line. Cover letters should be in the body of the email but send the actual submission as a Word document attachment.

(Will an agent be interested in your degrees or where you went to school?)

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One Response to New Literary Agent Alert: Madeleine Clark of Sterling Lord Literistic

  1. bconklin says:

    Any agency that has handled Jack Kerouac, John Irving, Malcolm Lowry’s “Under the Volcano,” the Bernstein Bears, Ladybug Girl (one of our 4-year-old daughter’s favorites) and the poems of Anne Sexton can’t be all bad ;-) I’m also drawn to novels that introduce a “bit” of sci-fi/fantasy – both as a reader and writer. My “must read” list in this category would include Mark Helprin’s “Winter’s Tale,” David Mitchell’s “Cloud Atlas,” and Gregory Maguire’s “Wicked,” although Magquire did something different. He took a classic kids’ fantasy tale and tried to give it a realistic basis.

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