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Please send a query letter via e-mail along with the first chapter of the manuscript as a document attachment or in the body of the e-mail. Reporting time is four to six weeks.
“I'm looking for literary fiction with a strong storyline, and I welcome international settings and authors. I represent narrative nonfiction in the categories of memoir, history, narrative science, ‘big-think’ economics, and women's issues. In every case I look for erudition and storytelling skill.”
Is there a fee for working with agents or do they get part of the commission from the book sales?
Is strong journalism and column writing considered when judging the talent of a writer seeking to branch out into more creative areas?
If I’m a hermit by choice (find crowds draining, don’t do public speaking well), how does that reduce my chances of being published? Would an agent and/or publisher see that as a marketing...