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Q&A with Erin George, Senior Associate Editor of Henery Press

Q&A with Erin George, Senior Associate Editor of Henery Press

ABOUT ERIN: After graduating with honors and a B.A. in English, Erin George, now a Senior Associate Editor, found a home at Henery Press. Her interest in publishing stemmed from a lifelong dream of reading fabulous books all day, every day, and editing was a perfect fit. She currently lives in Dallas, TX with her […]

May 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Q&A with Literary Agent  Leigh Eisenman  of Hannigan Salky Getzler “HSG” Agency

Q&A with Literary Agent Leigh Eisenman of Hannigan Salky Getzler “HSG” Agency

Leigh is a junior agent with Hannigan Salky Getzler (“HSG”) Agency. After ten years of practicing law, she decided to follow her dream of becoming part of the New York City literary landscape. She worked for a year at Folio Literary Management prior to moving to HSG in the fall of 2015. Leigh is also […]

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Q&A with Literary Agent  Jaida Temperly of New Leaf Literary & Media

Q&A with Literary Agent Jaida Temperly of New Leaf Literary & Media

From the agency website – At New Leaf Literary & Media we believe in total client representation, before and beyond the sale. By providing editorial direction and working together to develop promotional plans that enhance and support the publisher’s outreach, we ensure that our clients have the tools they need to excel in the market. With […]

April 21, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Q&A with Literary Agent Carly Watters of the P.S. Literary Agency

Q&A with Literary Agent Carly Watters of the P.S. Literary Agency

Carly Watters began her publishing career in London at the Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency. She has a BA in English Literature from Queen’s University and a MA in Publishing Studies from City University London. Since joining PSLA in 2010, Carly has had great success launching new authors domestically and abroad. Never without […]

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Q&A with Literary Agent  Juliet Pickering of the Blake Friedmann Agency

Q&A with Literary Agent Juliet Pickering of the Blake Friedmann Agency

Juliet Pickering worked for Waterstones as a bookseller and fiction buyer before joining A P Watt in 2003, working up from combing the slush pile, franking mail and scanning royalty statements, to becoming an agent in 2007. She moved to Blake Friedmann in London in 2013, and her authors have been shortlisted for Costa, Commonwealth […]

March 14, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Q&A with Literary Agent  Maria Vicente of the P.S. Literary Agency

Q&A with Literary Agent Maria Vicente of the P.S. Literary Agency

Maria Vicente is a creative and editorial agent, providing support to her clients through all stages of the writing and publication process. Her publishing career began as an intern with literary agent Bree Ogden, and she also interned at P.S. Literary before joining the agency as an associate agent. Her reading preferences vary across categories […]

January 29, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Q&A with Literary Agent Katie Shea Boutillier of the Donald Maass Literary Agency

Q&A with Literary Agent Katie Shea Boutillier of the Donald Maass Literary Agency

Katie Shea Boutillier is the Rights Director for DMLA handling the agency’s translation and audio rights and selected film/TV and electronic rights. In addition, Katie focuses on her own client list of smart contemporary women’s fiction/book club; edgy/dark realistic YA; commercial-scale literary fiction; and celebrity memoir. She looks for projects with the perfect balance of […]

January 21, 2016 | By | 13 Replies More
From Query to Book Deal: Literary Agent Carly Watters

From Query to Book Deal: Literary Agent Carly Watters

Here’s the story of how women’s fiction author extraordinaire Taylor Jenkins Reid and agent Carly Watters started working together. (Haven’t read her books? Try MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE, her most recent novel with a SLIDING DOORS twist.) In Early February 2012 I receive a query telling me the heart-breaking love story of Elsie and Ben: […]

November 11, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
A Tale from the Other Side

A Tale from the Other Side

My heart is in my mouth. Nearly two years ago I went to an event where new authors read from their work in progress. One in particular stood out, and I set my heart on representing her. Her writing showed steel, and wit, and cool and I fell in love with it. Nervously I pressed […]

October 5, 2015 | By | 36 Replies More
A Day in the Life of a Literary Agent

A Day in the Life of a Literary Agent

When I was asked to write this article about a-day-in-the-life of my job, I thought, sure! But once I actually sat down to figure out how to explain it, I realized how complicated it really is. Our simple goal is to work in the best interests of our clients, but this comes with a lot of hidden […]

December 9, 2013 | By | 15 Replies More