Thursday, June 9, 2011

Rachel Stout, new agent at Dystel & Goderich seeks literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, YA, and magical realism

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
One Union Square West
Suite 904
New York, NY 10003

Rachel Stout joined Dystel and Goderich after graduating with a degree in English from Fordham University. Her interest in publishing began early in her college career as she sought to figure out where exactly she wanted her life to head, career-wise (and to ward off the all too common assumptions that just because she studied English, she inevitably wanted to become a teacher). An internship with LJK Literary Management solidified and strengthened her determination and introduced her to the agenting side of the publishing world. After growing up on the South Jersey shore, Rachel now lives in Brooklyn.

She is seeking: literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, and believable and thought-provoking YA as well as magical realism.

Send a query and brief synopsis. Include your story's word count. No attachments. Please be sure to query only one agent at this agency.

More about Dystel &Goderich here.

Brian Henry has a "Writing for Children and for Young Adults" workshop coming up on on August 20 in Oakville. (See here).

Also, Brian is leading "How to Get Published" workshops on August 27 in Woodstock, Ontario, (see here) and on September 24 in Guelph with guest Monica Pacheco of the Anne McDermid Agency (see here.)

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Kitchener, Guelph, Orangeville, Barrie, Woodstock, London, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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