Monday, July 05, 2010

Agent News - 7/5/10

Tons of agent news to report now that I'm finally caught up!

**New Agent** Amanda Luedeke joined MacGregor Literary as Chip’s assistant a year ago and is now a full agent. She is seeking: children's, YA, speculative, and post-college-aged fiction and nonfiction. Amanda will also be helping with foreign deals. (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)

**New Agent** Ann Bohner has formed Pen and Ink Literary. Ann reps romance, women's fiction and YA. (Source: QueryTracker.net)

**New Agent** Adam Schear has joined DeFiore and Company. Adam reps commercial and literary fiction and a list of non-fiction. (Source: QueryTracker.net)

**New Agent** Christine Mervart has joined Anderson Literary Management. Christine reps short story collections, literary fiction and a short list of non-fiction. (Source: QueryTracker.net)

**New Agent** Anita Bartholomew has joined Salkind Literary Agency. Anita is seeking mystery/suspense, historical, courtroom/legal thrillers, detective, paranormal, YA and middle-grade. (No picture books.) She also enjoys narrative nonfiction in the categories of memoir, history, science (expert-authored), biography, inspirational/dramatic true story, current affairs, culture, and politics/policy. She looks at prescriptive nonfiction: expert-authored health/medical, and other expert-authored works, written for a consumer audience. She also has her own personal website: Editors and Authors. (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)

Rachel Vogel has joined Movable Type Literary Group as associate agent and international rights manager. She was at Lippincott Massie McQuilken. She'll specialize in upmarket fiction and narrative non-fiction. (Source: Publishers Marketplace)

As of June 2010, Jeff Gerecke has left the Gina Maccoby Literary Agency and formed his own agency, G Agency, LLC. More info at: http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/jeffg/

Clients of Stephanie MacLean have reported on the Absolute Write Forums that she has left Trident Media Group.

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