Need an agent? These agents are looking for new clients!
- Berta Treitl (Grosvenor Literary Agency): nonfiction (science&tech, current events, law&politics, biography, business & marketing, art design, cooking, health & lifestyle) fiction (historical & high quality mysteries)
- Amy Tannenbaum (Jane Rotrosen Agency): new adult, romance, high quality commercial women’s fiction
- Linda Epstein (Jennifer De Chiara Literary): literary fiction, upscale commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, fantasy & memoirs. will NOT accept bodice rippers, or anything with dead, maimed or kidnapped children, thrillers, horrors, romance or traditional sci-fi
- Roz Foster (Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency): literary, commercial, women’s fiction, literary sci-fi and literary YA, nonfiction (current events, designs, business, cultural anthropology/social science, politics, psychology & memoir. NOT interested in sports, cookbooks, screenplays, poetry, romance & children’s middle grade picture books
- Sarah E. Younger (Nancy Yost): romance/women’s fiction (contemporary, historical, western, sports, regency, inspirational, urban fantasy, paranormal & YA)
- Bridget Smith (Dunham Literary Inc): middle grade & YA fiction (fantasy & sci-fi, historical fiction, romance & contemporary)
These agents will accept picture books:
- Rachel Hecht of Foundry Literary + Media
- Christa Heschke of McIntosh & Otis
- Danielle Smith of Foreword Literary
- Kathleen Zakhar of Harold Ober Associates
Get a Free book at B&N
Sorry adults, this is only for the kids. This summer kids can win a free book from their special Reading Journal if they read 8 books. Parents can download the Summer Reading Journal off of the site and have your kids start to fill it out after each book. The program which is well in effect ends Sept 3rd. Teachers and parents are included too, B&N has a workbook filled with reading ideas.
Quirk Books is looking for the next romance author so they are hosting a ‘Looking for Love’ Fiction Contest. First place winner will receive $10,000 (read it twice) and get published by Quirk Books! Anything is pretty much accepted well anything but vampire stories. The deadline is Oct. 1st, 2013. Download the entry form at quirkbooks.com
Peace and luv!