Monday, February 24, 2014

Literary agent Catherine Luttinger joins Darhansoff & Verrill, seeks sci-fi & fantasy, historical fiction, horror, scientific nonfiction, and YA

Darhansoff & Verrill
236 West 26th Street
Suite 802
New York, NY 10001

Liz Darhansoff founded this agency in 1975 and was joined by Chuck Verrill in 1989. The agency has an impressive roster of well-known authors, including Annie Proulx, Stephen King, Neal Stephenson, and Arthur Golden. The agency has been most interested in literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, memoir, sophisticated suspense, and both fiction and nonfiction for younger readers. 

Now Catherine Luttinger has rejoined Darhansoff & Verrill as an agent (as of Feb 20). Catherine will be focusing primarily on science fiction and fantasy (all sub-genres). She is also interested in representing historical fiction, thrillers, horror, scientific nonfiction, and young adult books. Like all new agents, she’s in need of authors.

Send email queries to
Full submission guidelines here. They don’t say whether they want a sample of your writing, so I would assume they do. Note, they don’t reply to queries, unless they want more material from you.

Sam Hiyate of The Rights Factory
Brian Henry will lead “How to Get Publishedworkshops 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).

But the best way to get your manuscript ready for publication is with a weekly course. This spring (starting soon!) Brian will lead “Next Step in Creative Writing” class in Mississauga on Thursday afternoons (see here) in Georgetown on Thursday evenings (see here), and in Burlington on Tuesday evenings (see here).

Brian will lead “Intensive Creative Writing” classes on Wednesday afternoons in Burlington (see here) and on Wednesday evenings in Mississauga (see here).

And he’ll lead a “Welcome to Creative Writing” course on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (see here) and a “Writing your life & other personal stories” course on Tuesday mornings, also in Burlington (see 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, 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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