Agency Profile: Anderson Literary Management

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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: 2006 Member of AAR. Represents 100+ clients. 20% of clients are new/unpublished writers. Specializes in: commercial fiction (literary, women's, thriller, historical, young adult) and commercial nonfiction (investigative journalism, women's studies, biography, environmental studies, history, philosophy and religious studies).

Currently Handles: 50% nonfiction books; 50% novels. Nonfiction subjects of interest:Anthropology/Archaeology, Art/Architecture, Biography, Current Affairs, Education, Ethnic, Gay/Lesbian, Government, History, Memoirs, Music, Nature, Psychology, Women's. Fiction subjects of interest:Action/Adventure, Ethnic, Family Saga, Feminist, Gay/Lesbian, Historical, Literary, Mystery/Suspense, Thriller, Westerns, Young Adult, Women's.

How to submit:Query with SASE. Submit: Synopsis, first 3 sample chapters (fiction), proposal (nonfiction). Accepts e-mail queries. No fax queries. Accepts simultaneous submissions. Responds in 12 weeks to queries and manuscripts. Returns materials only with SASE. Does not want: genre fantasy, sci-fi or romance. Sold 20+ titles in the last year.
Recent sales:Vibes, by Amy Ryan (Houghton Mifflin); Another Faust, by Daniel and Dina Nayeri (Candlewick); The Assassins' Gate, by George Packer; 17 Huntley Gardens, by Richard Mason (Knopf); The Reindeer People, by Piers Vitebsky (Houghton Mifflin); Maps for Lost Lovers, by Nadeem Aslam (Knopf). Terms: Agent receives 15% commission on domestic sales. Offers written contract.

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