Ann Collette was a freelance writer and editor before joining the Rees Literary Agency in 2000. Her list includes books by Barbara Shapiro, Mark Russinovich, Steven Sidor, Vicki Lane, Carol Carr, Clay and Susan Griffith, and Chrystle Fiedler. She likes literary, mystery, thrillers, suspense, vampire, and commercial women's fiction; in non-fiction, she prefers narrative non-fiction, military & war, work to do with race & class, and work set in or about Southeast Asia. Ann does not represent children's, YA, sci-fi, or high fantasy (Lord of the Rings-type books).
Ann accepts hard copy and email submissions. Fiction submissions should include a terse query letter and first chapter within the body of the email. Attachments and links will not be opened. For nonfiction, send a query letter only. You can follow Ann on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ann_collette.
Ann can be reached at Agent10702@aol.com.
Lorin Rees loves collaborating with creative people who are passionate about their work, helping to bring their ideas to fruition. Some of the books he has represented include the critically acclaimed story collection You Know When the Men Are Gone (Amy Einhorn Books) by Siobhan Fallon, the New York Times Bestsellers Words That Work (Hyperion) by Frank Luntz and The Ultimate Sales Machine (Portfolio) by Chet Holmes, Travel Writing (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) by Peter Ferry, Blood Makes The Grass Grow Green (Random House) by Johnny Rico, Evolution Rx (Perigee) by William Meller, and many more.
Lorin serves on the Board of Directors for Salamander Literary Journal and is on the advisory board of the Southern New Hampshire MFA program. He speaks regularly at conferences around the country. He is interested in literary fiction, memoirs, business books, self-help, science, history, psychology and narrative non-fiction.
Lorin accepts hard copy and email submissions. Fiction should include a query letter and at least the first three chapters. Nonfiction should include a query letter and proposal.
Lorin's e-mail is email@example.com
Nicole LaBombard has been with the agency since 2009. She holds a BA in English from Dartmouth College and represents a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Her clients include Meredith Towbin, Rin Chupeco, Adrian Van Young, and more. Nicole splits her time between North Carolina and New England and speaks at writing conferences up and down the East Coast. She is particularly interested in historical fiction, upscale commercial fiction, compelling literary fiction, young adult, narrative nonfiction, health/fitness, and contemporary military.
Nicole accepts submissions by hard copy and email. For fiction, please submit a query letter and the first ten to twenty pages. For nonfiction, a query letter and writing sample are preferred. For email submissions, Nicole regrets she is only able to respond to those she is interested in pursuing.
Nicole can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Podos is our associate agent. A graduate of the MFA Writing, Literature and Publishing program at Emerson College where she recently won the Graduate Program Award for Best Thesis, Rebecca's fiction has appeared in literary publications such as Glimmer Train, Glyph, CAJE, Bellows American Review, and Paper Darts. She is thrilled to read the work of promising new authors, and to represent talented clients like Rin Chupeco, Owen Duffy, Ryan Craig Bradford and others. Her interests include character-driven literary fiction, young adult of all kinds, commercial fiction and historical fiction, narrative nonfiction, a bit of horror and urban fantasy, and in general, writing with a touch of the unusual.
Rebecca prefers email submissions, and unfortunately is only able to respond to those she is interested in pursuing. For fiction, submit a query letter and the first few chapters. Nonfiction should include a query letter and writing sample.
Rebecca's e-mail is email@example.com
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