Sunday, August 01, 2010

Agent News - 8/1/10

**New Agent** Jason Pinter is joining the Waxman Literary Agency as an agent (as of August 2). Pinter, who has been writing full-time (and occasionally blogging about publishing at The Huffington Post), previously worked as an editor at St. Martin's Press, Crown, and Warner Books (now Grand Central). He will be representing primarily commercial fiction (mysteries, thrillers, suspense), along with pop culture, sports, and YA/middle grade fiction. (Source: Publishers Weekly)

**New Agent** Foladé Bell has joined Serendipity Literary Agency. She is seeking: literary, upmarket and commercial women’s fiction with a strong sense of story, voice and character; funny and relatable fiction; Daring YA books that showcase a fresh, unique perspective; literary mysteries/thrillers that aren’t formulaic or market saturated, contemporary historical fiction, African-American issues, gay/lesbian, Christian fiction, humor and books that deeply explore other cultures. No subject is out-of-bounds. She loves nonfiction that reads like fiction. Feel free to approach her with ideas adapted from blogs or websites with new views on pop culture. (Source: Guide to Literary Agents)

Adam Friedstein has joined Anderson Literary Management as an agent primarily representing debut literary fiction, literary thrillers and suspense, young adult fiction, and narrative and serious nonfiction. He was previously at Trident Media Group. (Source: Publishers Marketplace)