LitChat Interview: Amy Tannenbaum

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Amy Tannenbaum began her book publishing career with a brief stint at Harlequin where she edited romances that were far more entertaining than the books she read while earning her English degree at Wesleyan University. She then joined Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, where she edited a diverse list of bestselling non-fiction [….]

LitChat Interview: Patricia Nelson, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

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Patricia Nelson joined Marsal Lyon Literary Agency in 2014. She represents adult, young adult, and middle grade fiction, and is actively building her list. In general, Patricia looks for stories that hook her with a unique plot, fantastic writing and complex characters that jump off the page. On the adult side, she is seeking women’s fiction both upmarket and [….]

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 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: 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: Betsy Lerner, Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

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Betsy Lerner Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency Betsy Lerner is a legend. We aren’t joking. Her craft book The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers has aided thousands of writers on the ins and outs of our insane industry and how to best focus on what is most important (to us [….]