Thursday, May 20, 2010

Curtis Brown Ltd.

Ten Astor Place
New York, NY 10003
http://www.curtisbrown.com/
 
Founded in 1914, Curtis Brown is one of the world's foremost literary agencies.  The agency currently employs 32 people in its New York and San Francisco offices. It represents adult and children’s authors of all genres, including illustrators. Since its inception, the agency has handled more than 50,000 contracts.

Sarah LaPollah is the newest member of the Curtis Brown team.  She's looking for literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, urban fantasy, paranormal romance, science fiction, literary horror, and young adult fiction. She loves complex characters, coming-of-age stories, and strong narrators.

Query her at: sl@cbltd.com
For fiction, include a synopsis, a sample chapter and brief writing history. Will respond within 8 weeks.
General submission guidelines: http://www.curtisbrown.com/submissions.php

Note: Brian Henry has a few "How to Get Published" workshops coming up: in Windsor on June 6, in Waterloo on July 24, and in Sarnia on August 22.

For information about all of Brian's writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the info - I will be submitting to her. But just an fyi for others: according to the Curtis Brown website, her last name is spelled "LaPolla". Also, here is a great interview with her: http://motherwrite.blogspot.com/2010/05/interview-with-agent-sarah-lapolla.html

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