Thursday, February 2, 2012

Erin Harris of Irene Skolnick Literary Agency seeks literary fiction, upmarket commercial fiction, YA, etc.

Irene Harris
Irene Skolnick Literary Agency2095 Broadway
Suite 307
New York, NY 10023

Erin Harris is an agent at the Irene Skolnick Literary Agency. Erin is looking for literary novels with compelling plots and international settings; literary thrillers and mysteries (She’d love to find the next Tana French!); noirs (especially starring headstrong female protagonists); and YA and middle grade novels that transport her to magical places.

She represents (among others): David Yezzi, executive editor of The New Criterion and author of the forthcoming biography Anthony Hecht: Poet and the Age (St. Martin’s Press); Rosalie Knecht, the English language translator of Cesar Aira’s The Seamstress and the Wind (New Directions); Bryan Furuness, author of the forthcoming novel, The Lost Episodes of Review Bryson (Dzanc); and Carla Power, a Times Magazine contributor and former Newsweek correspondent.

Query Erin at
Your query should include: a description of your manuscript or book proposal, your contact information, and your author bio. In the author bio, be sure to inform us of any previous publications, awards, professional and/or academic affiliations, and media appearances. In addition, please paste the first ten pages of your manuscript or book proposal into the body of your email.

Brian Henry will lead "Writing for Children and for Young Adults" workshops in London, Ontario, on April 21 (see here) and in Oakville on June 2 (see here).

Brian will also lead "How to Get Published" workshops on Saturday, May 21, in Newmarket with Meghan Macdonald of Transatlantic Literary Agency (see here), Saturday, June 9, in Brampton with Monica Pacheco of The Anne McDermid literary agency (see here), and Saturday, June 16, in Hamilton with Carly Watters of P.S. Literary Agency (see here).

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

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