LitChat Interview: Sarah Younger of Nancy Yost Literary Agency

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Sarah Younger has been with Nancy Yost Literary Agency since 2011, having previously been an eBook editor at Press 53. She earned a graduate degree in publishing from the University of Denver and grew up on a horse farm in North Carolina. Sarah is specifically interested in representing all varieties of Romance, some Women’s Fiction, [….]

LitChat Interview: Lisa Rodgers of JABerwocky Literary Agency

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  Lisa Rodgers grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from California State University, Sacramento, in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a minor in German literature-in-translation, history, and culture (sadly, she doesn’t speak German, although it’s on her bucket list). She moved to New York City in 2012 [….]

LitStack Recs: The Night Angel Trilogy & A Definitive study of Alfred Hitchcock

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The Night Angel Trilogy The Way of Shadows / Shadow’s Edge / Beyond the Shadows Brent Weeks I really like Brent Weeks. He’s a genuine reader’s author. He’s very accessible. His blog is fun; he is very open and witty in his postings, many of which occur while he’s in the process of writing. He’s [….]

LitChat Interview: Kimberly Witherspoon, InkWell Management

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Kimberly Witherspoon, at age 26, founded her own literary agency, which quickly became one of the most prestigious and successful agencies in Manhattan, with clients who are frequently published around the world. Over the past 15 years, she has represented critically acclaimed and bestselling authors of both fiction and nonfiction, including: Kate Atkinson, Anthony Bourdain, [….]

LitChat Interview: Pam van Hylckama Vlieg, Foreword Literary

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Pam van Hylckama Vlieg started her literary career as assistant to Laurie McLean, of Foreword Literary Agency, in early 2012. By April Pam was promoted to Associate Agent. In her first two years as an agent, Pam brokered 24 deals, with such publishers as Knopf, Scholastic, NAL, ACE, Grand Central, and others. She joined D4EO in June [….]

LitChat Interview with Kate McKean, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

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LitChat Interview: Kate McKean, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency Kate earned her Master’s degree in Fiction Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi before starting her career as a literary agent. Her interests lie in: Fiction, for adults: Contemporary romance, contemporary women’s fiction, literary fiction, historical fiction set in the 20th Century, high fantasy, magical realism, [….]

LitChat Interview: Emma Patterson, Literary Agent, Brandt & Hochman

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 Emma Patterson, Literary Agent, Brandt & Hochman From Emma Patterson: I grew up in New Jersey as an avid reader and the daughter of a literary agent. My mother had her office in our house, and I loved helping her read manuscripts and organize her bookshelves.  After attending Kenyon College in the Ohio cornfields and graduating [….]

LitChat Interview: Editor, Ellen Datlow

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Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for almost thirty years. She was fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and SCIFICTION and has edited more than fifty anthologies, including the horror half of the long-running The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. Ellen is currently tied with frequent co-editor [….]

LitChat: Jita Fumich, Folio Literary Management

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LitChat Interview: Jita Fumich, Folio Literary Management Jita Fumich first began working with Folio in 2006. She has also worked with the editorial department at Berkley Books at Penguin and with Macmillan Publishers at their self-help podcasting website, and is currently the secretary for the AAR’s Digital Rights Committee. She holds a B.A. from New [….]

LitChat Interview: Miriam Goderich, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

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LitChat Interview: Miriam Goderich, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management Miriam Goderich and Jane Dystel have been partners since 1995 and they work closely as an agenting team to generate book ideas, help create book proposals, place projects with publishing companies, and negotiate all contracts pertaining to publishing and subsidiary rights. In addition, Miriam is an [….]