Monday, June 30, 2014

Literary agents Rachel Brooks and Leon Husock at L. Perkins agency seek new authors

Rachel Brooks
L. Perkins Agency
5800 Arlington Avenue 
Riverdale, NY 10471 

The L. Perkins Agency was founded in 1987 by Lori Perkins. Currently, the agency has about 200 clients and five agents, including two new agents who are actively looking for authors:

Rachel Brooks has joined L. Perkins Agency as a junior agent. Rachel previously worked as an apprentice agent to Louise Fury. Louise is actively building her client list. She’s looking for all genres of young adult and new adult fiction and adult romance. She is especially interested in romantic suspense. She’s also on the lookout for fun picture books.
She’s a fan of dual point of views and has a soft spot for marketing savvy writers.

Query Rachel at:
Include the first five pages of y0ur manuscript pasted into the email. No attachments.

Leon Husock was an associate agent at Anderson Literary Management before joining L. Perkins Agengy. Leon is actively building his client list and has a particular interest in science fiction & fantasy, young adult and middle grade novels. But he keeps an open mind for anything that catches his fancy.

He is also seeking historical fiction set in the 20th Century, particularly the 1980s or earlier. He is not seeking nonfiction.

Include the first five pages of y0ur manuscript pasted into the email. No attachments.

Full submission guidelines here.

Carly Watters
Brian Henry will lead a “How to Get Published" workshop in Oakville on Sept 27 with literary agent Carly Watters (see here).

Brian also has some great workshops coming up this summer: “Writing with Style,” Saturday, July 12, in Collingwood (details here) and “You Can Write Great Characters,”  Saturday, July 19, in Caledon East (details here) and Saturday, August 16, in Hamilton (details here).

But the best way to get your manuscript ready for publication is with a weekly course. You can check out all three courses Brian will be offering this summer – and also the fall line-up  here
To register or for more details of any course or workshop, email

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, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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