Editor's note: As of summer 2011, Josh
is now agenting with the Hannigan
Salky Getzler Agency.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Josh Getzler of Writers House) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
Josh Getzler of Writers House
21 W. 26th Street, New York NY 10010. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.writershouse.com.
Seeking new and unagented writers. Prior to becoming a junior agent, Mr. Getzler have had 15 years in the business (not all publishing). Currently handles: 75% fiction, 25% nonfiction.
How to contact: E-mail only with query with five or so pages. Synopsis not necessary.
Actively seeking: Foreign and historical thrillers.
Recent sales:Devil's Thrill by Gerald Elias (Minotaur, Fall 2009).
This new agent tip
provided by GLA blogger extraordinaireKristen Howe.
The biggest literary agent database anywhere
is the Guide to Literary Agents. Pick up the
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