LitChat Interview with Sarah Bedingfield, Levine, Greenberg, Rostan Literary Agency

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Prior to joining LGR in 2016, Sarah began her publishing career in trade fiction editorial at Crown and Hogarth. There, she worked with a range of bestselling and award-winning novels, including Han Kang’s HUMAN ACTS and Man Booker International Prize winning debut, THE VEGETARIAN, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, THE LITTLE [….]

LitChat Interview: Kimberly Brower, Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency

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Kimberly Brower represents a wide range of authors, particularly those who write contemporary romance, women’s fiction, thrillers and young adult. Her clients are New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Amazon best selling authors, who are both traditionally and self published. Although she loves all things romance, she is also searching for books [….]

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 [….]

The Query Letter, Demystified

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Over at GalleyCat, Jason Boog’s recent post will be just the ticket for those in throes of putting together the perfect query letter. “23 Literary Agent Query Letters That Worked,” is a list of, well, twenty-three query letters representing virtually every writing genre. GalleyCat gathered the samples from “agency websites, agent blogs and the AgentQuery [….]

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 [….]

Pam van Hylckama Vlieg, Literary Agent, Attacked by Rejected Author

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From The Huffington Post: Police have taken an apparently disgruntled author into custody after a popular literary agent and blogger was attacked in her car Thursday. Pam van Hylckama Vlieg, an agent in San Francisco with Larsen Pomada who runs the website Bookalicio.us, told The Huffington Post, “I was on my way to my daughter’s [….]

LitChat Interview: Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary Agency

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Being an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club or a sexy romance novel. She established Nelson Literary Agency, LLC in 2002 after the literary agent she was working for expressed dismay that Kristin wanted to represent genre fiction – gasp! – as [….]