Monday, March 17, 2014

Literary agents Ethan Ellenberg and Evan Gregory seek fiction, nonfiction, children's lit and YA

The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency
548 Broadway, #5E
New York, NY 10012

Ethan Ellenberg, President
Ethan Ellenberg opened his literary agency in late, 1984 after holding jobs at both Bantam and Berkley/Jove. At Berkley/Jove he was manager of the Contracts Department. At Bantam he was Associate Contracts Manager. He represents a wide range of book authors, though his specialty is commercial fiction. 
He is very active in Romance publishing with a number of New York Times Bestselling authors represented. He also does some nonfiction and has a strong children’s list including the Caldecott winner Eric Rohmann. Ethan is seeking new authors.
  Query Ethan at: agent@ethanellenberg.com
For fiction, your submission should include a synopsis, and the first 50 pages of your manuscript. 
For nonfiction, please include: a book proposal (outline of the material, sample chapters, author bio, etc.)
For picture books, please include the complete manuscript and, if applicable, color copies of sample illustrations.
Illustrators, please send a representative portfolio of your work.

Evan Gregory, Agent
Evan Gregory began at the agency in 2008 as an Assistant and on March 12, 2014 was promoted to Agent. He currently manages subsidiary rights for the agency in addition to his duties as an agent and general office manager. Like all relatively new agents, he is actively looking for authors.
·         In fiction, Evan seeks Horror, Mystery, Thrillers, Science-fiction, Fantasy, Women's literature,
·         In Nonfiction, Evan seeks Arts, Cinema, Photography, Biography, Memoir, Business, Investment, Cooking, Food, Wine, Health, Diet, History, Nature, Ecology, Parenting, Family, Politics, Current affairs, Pop culture, Entertainment, Science, Technology, Sports, Travel, World cultures,
·         In Children’s and YA, Even seeks Picture books, Early readers, Middle grade and Young adult
Query Evan at: agent@ethanellenberg.com
For fiction, your submission should include a synopsis, and the first 50 pages (approximately) of your manuscript
For nonfiction, please include: a book proposal (outline of the material, sample chapters, author bio, etc.)

For picture books, please include the complete manuscript and, if applicable, color copies of sample illustrations.
Illustrators, please send a representative portfolio of your work.

Carly Watters of P.S. Literary Agency
Brian Henry will lead “How to Get Published" workshops in Thessalon in Algoma on March 23 (see here), in Guelph on April 12 with literary agent Sam Hiyate (see here), in London on April 19 with literary agent Olga Filina (see here), in Stouffville on May 24 with literary agent Carly Watters (see here) and in Ottawa on June 22 with literary agent Maria Vicente (see here).

And Brian will lead a "Writing for Children & for Young Adults" workshop on May 31 in Burlington (see here).

But the best way to get your manuscript ready for publication is with a weekly course. Check out the details of all course starting in March and April here.

Note this new course: “Intermediate Creative Writing" on Wednesday evenings in Burlington (see here).

To register or for more details of any course or workshop, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Algoma, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.


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