Inkwell is a fullservice literary management agency. Caitlin blasdell, literary agent what you need to know. She is consistently ranked among the top three ya and mg agents in publishers marketplace. On the childrens side she represents middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction. If you want to succeed as a writer you have to realize youre in the book business, with all its strange ways of doing things. Submission guidelines the margret mcbride literary agency. We maintain a small but select client list that receives our undivided attention and focused efforts. She graduated from hofstra university in 2009 with a b. Since 1996 the knight agency tka has utilized these principles to guide countless writers from query letter to published book, in the process developing a powerhouse roster of bestselling authors. We firmly believe in exploring every opportunity for our authors. Pippa smith is in hiding, borderline agoraphobic, forever looking over her shoulder, and ducking away. So for this week and next, 107 1021, the agency is closed to fiction submissions, but open for all nonfiction. Urban fantasy is a hugely popular segment of the sff marketplace, but there. Caitlin blasdell of liza dawson associates literary agency.
Welcome to the talbot fortune agency talbotfortuneagency. I linked each agents name to something informationalwhether it was their agencys website, an interview, a publishers marketplace page, etc. See what this literary agent is looking for in queries and get statistics on acceptance rates, response times, and more. Publishers marketplace first time authorsheres the key. Your book proposal should include a 14 page overview of the book, information regarding your author platform, a promotionmarketing plan, chapter summaries, and at least two sample chapters. Mark now helps authors of all genres fiction, nonfiction, and childrens books get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals through his company literary agent undercover and the bestselling author. We deliver quality books and dvds, but also center our services on creativity, flexibility, and adaptability. A lifelong new yorker with a true head for numbers, rebecca bridges her taste in literature with her business acumen to comprehensively advocate for her authors. Founded in 1977, caitlin press publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry that reflects the diverse cultures and histories of.
Marketplace books is a fast growing and innovative publishing house dedicated to trading and finance and the expanding lines of health and aging and the built environment. I wanted to walk out the back gate and past powers market to kevins for a burger. My oldest grudge stems from third grade, when the librarians daughter beat me out of a firstplace gold medal in the summer reading challenge by two books. Please look at each agents profile page to see what they are looking for, their query email address, and submission guidelines. Our publishing program provides full editorial support. Orca book publishers is western canadas premier childrens publisher.
Ginger clark has been a literary agent with curtis brown ltd new york since 2005. The most trusted guide to getting published by chuck sambuchino. Book two of merchant princes kindle edition by stross, charles. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. An awardwinning authors tips on writing childrens books and publishing them, or how to write, publish, and promote a book for kids by aaron shepard. During the third week, our guest literary agent also critiques not only the pages but also the pitch for the book and picks an overall workshop winner. Caitlin blasdell has been a literary agent with liza dawson associates since 2002 with a focus on commercial fiction. Bortz for literary rights, and by ken sherman for film rights. Being a member at publishers marketplace,it forms a good ground for one to know the best sellers from which you can make great business deals. Please only query one agent at a time, but you may query another if one agent passes. Best literary agents 20192020 all genres top book agents.
Needless to say, my competitiveness and love for books are a great match for my chosen. And hes on the crest of a wave of agents beginning to represent authors whove self. Marks authors have gotten sixfigure book deals, been on the nyt bestseller list, and published with houses such as. Caitlin blasdell liza dawson associates querytracker. At the talbot fortune agency our authors receive fullservice literary representation and longterm career management advice delivered with passion and savvy. Orca publishes awardwinning, bestselling books in a number of genres. In addition, we have a guest author each month who mentors all the workshop participants. Sarah prineass the crow kings daughter, featuring faerie lore without the urban setting and without drugs, sex, and angst, to toni markiet at harper childrens, in a good deal, in a threebook deal, by caitlin blasdell at liza dawson associates na. For example, many kidss book writers believe the most powerful book agents for childrens literature wont give new kidss book writers careers the attention they deserve. A graduate of williams college, she lives in westchester with her husband and four sons.
This weeks agent spotlight features caitlin blasdell of liza dawson associates literary agency. Literary agent holly root launched over two dozen new york times bestsellers before founding root literary in 2017. From this you can be able to reach various editors and agents. Various resources for writers like how to create a book proposal, writing for children, and how to find a literary agent.
Founded in 1977, caitlin press publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that reflects the diverse cultures and histories of bc, bridging the gap between. Sternberg is represented by caitlin blasdell with liza dawson associates and bruce l. Search tools to help you find the right agent for your book. Before becoming an agent, she was a senior editor at harpercollins publishers. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. Agent statistics, detailing how long each agent typically takes to respond to a query. The association of book publishers of british columbia. But then a tragedy occurs, a terrible event that has such farreaching consequnces that not even the incomparable caitlin can deal with them. Publishing agent caitlin blasdell is a book agent at liza dawson associates. His second book, the new york times bestseller see you on sunday random house, 2020, is a homecooking manifesto derived from more than two decades of food reporting and cooking by one of americas finest food writers. This weeks agent spotlight features carrie hannigan of hannigan, salky, getzler agency status. Literary agents open the door to selfpublished writers. The agent also chooses the strongest manuscript or manuscripts and awards a partial critique to an. Query questions with penelope burns writers have copious amounts of imagination.
Book agents looking for new writers literary agents for. Caitlin blasdell has been a literary agent with liza dawson. The agencys clients benefit from our agents proven skills in identifying talent, negotiating advantageous deals, and advocating for our books all. Were in publishings harvest season when falls big books are released and when international publishers and agents gather in germany for the frankfurt book fair the week of 1014 exciting and extremely busy. Our six agents are supported by a strong team that sells audio, foreign, licensing and television and film rights. Indie marketing masterclass a selfpublishing essential. Psla seeks to work with clients who are professional and committed to their goals. Caitlin blasdell literary agent liza dawson associates. Publishers marketplace requires a separate registration subscribers to lunch arent automatically registered with the marketplace, which is a paid service. Caitlin blasdell agentquery find the agent who will find you a. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Carrie was lucky enough to find her way to agenting quickly after moving to new york city.
There are all sorts of ways a book can earn money for a publisher and an author. Whatever i thought was the best source of information on the agent. She was an editorial assistant then coordinator for bookspan, where she worked on. Scroll below now to view representative titles and a. On the adult side of her list she represents science fiction, fantasy and horror. Association of american publishers elected as officers for fiscal year 2002. Caitie flum joined liza dawson associates in july 2014 as assistant and audio rights manager. We work together as a closeknit team, ensuring that each client has every advantage at all stages of the publishing process. She represents commercial fiction across genres, with particular interest in womens fiction, crimemystery, suspense, book club fiction, and upmarketliteraryleaning fiction. If any of the links stop working, please let me know via email or twitter. If id only done a little research beforehand, id have realized how few editorial positions there were that fit that. Agents john talbot and gail fortune are former book editors with over two decades apiece in commercial book publishing. Mark malatesta is a former literary agent turned author coach. Liza dawson associates was founded in 1996 and has grown into a vital, successful literary agency that is known for building authors careers.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the hidden family. The seymour agency strives to offer aspiring and established authors the representation and resources they need to succeed in the everevolving publishing industry. Still, headstrong caitlin is determined to win him for herself, one way or another. Publishing is still a relationship business and you need to know the players, the powers that be, whos making what things happen. Sam sifton is assistant managing editor, food editor and former dining critic for the new york times. My book is mg fantasy with an unreliable mc and lots of humor. Childrens book authors often make incorrect assumptions about kids book literary agencies. Book giveaway for the halcyon bird the demon catchers of milan, by kat beyer oct 2014.
Caitlin blasdell has been a literary agent with liza dawson associates since 2002 with a list split evenly between adult and childrens books. She interned at hachette book group and writers house. Im a subscriber to publishers lunch, and i cant seem to log in to the marketplace. But theres a darker side to so much out of the box thinking. Caitlin blasdell literary agent this article about literary agent caitlin blasdell and liza dawson associates is part of a series about literary agents and how to find a literary agent. In addition to representing her own clients, she also handles british commonwealth rights for the agencys childrens list. Just submitted my first query to this agent and im excited. Zanettis first requisition force romantic thriller explodes with action, spice, and humor. A member is able to get an opportunity to find thousands of contacts of prospective clients. From foreign and audio rights to film, television, and other multimedia and digital prospects such as gaming and. Loving is the first in a series about the stubborn, ravenhaired beauty, caitlin.
For works of nonfiction, please send a query letter in the body of your email and attach your book proposal as a word or pdf doc. James gunn there, and i was determined to come to the city and get an editorial job at a science fiction magazine or book publishing company. We are dedicated to guiding our clients to the greatest possible success. Literary agency psla, established in 2005, represents both fiction and nonfiction works to leading publishers in north america, europe and throughout the world.167 457 1129 1610 755 116 1083 1475 361 1268 862 123 808 843 1279 86 1329 1499 1056 579 959 357 616 729 1430 1083 578 787 130 1131 631 128 757