Wednesday, March 27, 2013

New Canadian literary agent: Children's author & editor Harry Endrulat

Harry Endrulat has joined The Rights Factory as an associate agent. He has worked in children’s publishing for many years and is the author of the children’s book, A bear in War

Harry has also written numerous books for the Max & Ruby series (based on the popular show on Treehouse TV, which is based on the books by Rosemary Wells). As an editor, Harry has worked almost twenty years as both an in-house and freelance editor, for Fenn/Tundra, Harper Canada and Penguin Canada.

His email hasn’t yet been posted, but you can expect to reach him at:  
Or you can query him through The Rights Factory’s submission page here.

Associate agent Olga Filina is another newcomer at The Rights Factory. A graduate of Humber’s Creative Book Publishing Program, Olga spent over a decade as a sales manager and book buyer for both national and independent book store chains and two years as a literary assistant at The Cooke Agency.

While Olga will read anything that may set her book clubs on fire, she gravitates towards commercial and historical fiction, great genre fiction in the area of romance and mystery, nonfiction in the field of business, wellness, lifestyle and memoir and young adult and middle grade novels with memorable characters. In her spare time, Olga sits on library boards, organizes literary festivals and runs more book clubs than she can count.

Query Olga at:

Olga will be the guest speaker at the "How to Get Published" workshop, Saturday, May 4, in Barrie. Details here.

Read about other agents at The Rights Factory who are looking for authors here.

Brian Henry will lead a "Writing for Children and for Young Adults" workshop in Guelph on April 13 (see here). Also, he’ll lead a "How to Get Published” workshop on Saturday, May 4, in Barrie (see here). To register, mail

However, before you submit, though, the best way to get your manuscript into shape is with a weekly course. This summer, Brian will be leading Intensive Creative Writing courses on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (details here) and on Thursday evenings in Mississauga (details here). 
To register, email

Also, he’ll be leading Writing True Stories classes on Monday mornings in Mississauga (see here), and he'll lead a Welcome to Creative Writing course on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (see here). 
To register, email

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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