Friday, March 16, 2012

Two new agents at Talcott Notch Literary seek mystery, memoir, romance, YA and middle-grade fiction, etc.

Talcott Notch Literary Services
2 Broad Street
Second Floor, Suite 10
Milford, CT 06460

Paula Munier has joined Talcott Notch Literary as a literary agent. She was most recently director of innovation and acquisitions for Adams Media.

Paula Munier comes to Talcott Notch Literary with broad experience creating and marketing content in all formats across all markets for such media giants as Disney, Gannett, Greenspun Media Group, and Quayside.

She began her career as a journalist, and along the way added editor, acquisitions specialist, digital content manager, and publishing executive to her repertoire. She most recently served as the Director of Innovation and Acquisitions for Adams Media, where she headed up the acquisitions team responsible for creating, curating, and producing both fiction and nonfiction for print, ebook, eshort, and direct-to-ebook formats. 

Paula is very involved with the mystery community, having served four terms as President of the New England chapter of Mystery Writers of America as well as on the MWA board. (She’s currently VP of that organization.) She’s also served as both co-chair and Agents and Editors chair on the New England Crime Bake committee for seven years and counting. And she’s an active member of Sisters in Crime. She is also the co-author of Hot Flash Haiku, with Jennifer Basye Sander.
Paula’s specialties include mystery/thriller, SF/fantasy, romance, YA, memoir, humor, pop culture, health & wellness, cooking, self-help, pop psych, New Age, inspirational, technology, science.

Query Paula at:
Include the first 10 pages of your manuscript in the body of your query. No attachments.

Associate Agent Rachael Dugas has recently completed a six-month internship with Sourcebooks and is now seeking fiction, particularly YA and middle-grade fiction, along with women's fiction, romance, paranormal and mysteries. She'll also consider nonfiction, with a strong interest in the arts.

Query Rachael at:
and include “ATTN: Rachael Dugas” in your subject line. Also
include the first 10 pages of your manuscript in the body of your query. No attachments.

More information about submitting to Talcott Notch here.

Brian Henry will lead a "Writing memoirs & other true stories" workshop in Barrie on March 24. See here.

Also, Brian will lead
"How to Get Published" workshops on Saturday, May 12, 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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