Sunday, November 29, 2009

Agent News - 11/29/09

PJ Mark, formerly agent and international rights director at McCormick & Williams, will join Janklow & Nesbit Associates in January as an agent. (Source: Publishers Weekly)

** New Agent** Justine Wenger has joined the Emma Sweeney Agency, LLC. She is seeking: literary fiction, short story collections, and food-related non-fiction. "I'm looking for stories that are well-written with surprising, yet simple craft and driving characters. "I am also a fiction and poetry reader for BOMB Magazine and OPEN CITY, which is a good example for the style of fiction I would like to acquire." (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)

** New Agent** Jennifer Lawler is a new agent at the Salkind Agency. She is seeking: "Self-Help and How-To books, including books on personal growth, sports, crafts, self-care and home-care. Jennifer also has a lively interest in history and narrative nonfiction, including memoirs." How to submit: Send a query that explains about the work and you as an author (publishing history, credentials for nonfiction). If you choose, you can send a proposal as an attachment even without getting a blessing ahead of time (though this policy may change over time). (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)