Skip to main content

Agency Profile: Park Literary, LLC

Thanks to a tip from blog contributor Kristen Howe, I heard that Park Literary Group, LLC had changed addresses. I figured I'd just post a complete agency profile for everyone.

The Park Literary Group, LLC

270 Lafayette St., Suite 1504, New York NY 10012. Phone: (212)691-3500. Fax: (212)691-3540. E-mail: queries@parkliterary.com. Web site: www.parkliterary.com. Member Agents: Theresa Park (plot-driven fiction and serious nonfiction); Shannon O'Keefe (literary and commercial fiction—including modern love stories, social comedies, mysteries, graphic novels and young adult novels—as well as nonfiction, including cookbooks, sports, music, education, travel, memoir and popular culture); Abigail Koons (quirky, edgy and commercial fiction, as well as superb thrillers and mysteries; adventure and travel narrative nonfiction, exceptional memoirs, popular science, history, politics and art). Established: 2005. Writer's Guidelines: www.parkliterary.com/contact.html.

Specializes in: "The Park Literary Group represents fiction and nonfiction with a boutique approach: an emphasis on servicing a relatively small number of clients, with the highest professional standards and focused personal attention." How to Contact: Query (with SASE if by mail); submit synopsis. Does not want to receive poetry or screenplays or materials for children/young adults. Clients Represented: Nicholas Sparks, Robert Whitaker, Laura Zigman, Lee Silver, Dominika Dery, B.R. Myers, Frank Partnoy, Linda Nichols, and Thomas Levenson.

Image placeholder title
Tips for Reading Poetry in Front of an Audience

8 Tips for Reading Your Poetry in Front of an Audience

Poet's Market editor and published poet Robert Lee Brewer shares eight tips for reading your poetry in front of an audience.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Strength Lost

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Strength Lost

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, let a character lose their powers.

Sharon Short | Point of View Quote 1

Managing Point of View: Mythbusting

In the first of this three-part series, novelist and WD columnist Sharon Short breaks down 7 of the most common myths about choosing which POV is right for your story.

Channel Your Inner Authorpreneur for Your Writing Labor of Love

Channel Your Inner Authorpreneur for Your Writing Labor of Love

As self-publishing continues to become an attractive and popular options for writers, it’s important to know what you’re getting into and to have the right expectations. Here, author and entrepreneur Tom Vaughan shares how to channel your inner “authorpreneur” to help your book find its readers.

Mark Kurlansky: On Coincidences Driving Memoir

Mark Kurlansky: On Coincidences Driving Memoir

Award-winning author, playwright, and journalist Mark Kurlansky discusses the experience of channeling Ernest Hemingway in his new memoir, The Importance of Not Being Ernest.

In-Between: Writer's Digest 2nd Annual Personal Essay Awards Winner

In-Between: Writer's Digest 2nd Annual Personal Essay Awards Winner

Congratulations to Alyssa Rickert, Grand Prize winner of the 2nd Annual Writer's Digest Personal Essay Awards. Here's her winning essay, "In Between."

Things To Consider When Writing About Ghosts and the Supernatural in Fiction

Things To Consider When Writing About Ghosts and the Supernatural in Fiction

From maintaining subtlety to visiting haunted places, author J. Fremont shares everything to consider when writing about ghosts and the supernatural in fiction.

6 Effective Steps To Promote Your Forthcoming Book on Social Media and Feel Good About It

6 Effective Steps To Promote Your Forthcoming Book on Social Media and Feel Good About It

Social media is a daunting albeit important aspect of promoting our work. Here, author Aileen Weintraub offers six steps to promote your book on social media authentically.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 609

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a world-building poem.