Monday, April 20, 2015

Literary agent Leila Campoli of Stonesong Literary seeks nonfiction

Stonesong Literary Agency
270 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

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Leila Campoli joined Stonesong as an agent in March 2015, and like all new agents, she needs authors. Before joining the agency world, she worked closely with authors as an editor at Palgrave Macmillan in business, economics, finance, international relations, and politics. 

She prides herself on putting the concerns of her authors and the quality of their books above all else. She is passionate about representing books that break our established understanding of the world.

Leila represents prescriptive and narrative nonfiction projects in business, finance, investing, science, pop culture, and current events. Her ideal author has a strong platform, groundbreaking ideas, and unique style. She’s particularly interested in books that offer a window into remarkable lives and little known operations. No fiction, poetry, or screenplays.

Some of her previous titles include: Mark D. White’s The Illusion of Wellbeing, Gudrun Johnsen’s Bringing Down the Banking Industry, Deborah Gregory’s Unmasking Financial Psychopaths, and Matt Ragas and Ron Culp’s Business Essentials for Strategic Communicators.

Brian Henry will lead "How to Get Published" workshops in Windsor (for my American readers, that's just across the river from Detroit), on Sunday, May 31, with Martha Magor Webb of the Anne McDermid Agency (see here) and in Mississauga on Saturday, June 20, again with Martha Magor Webb (here).

For more information or to register, email:

Other upcoming workshops, include “How to Build Your Story,”  Saturday, April 25, in Thessalon (here), Saturday, May 9 in London (here) and Saturday, May 30 in Guelph (here), and “Secrets of Writing a Page-turner,” Saturday, May 23, in Barrie (here) and Saturday, June 6, in Georgetown (here).

This summer, Brian will be leading two Intensive Creative Writing courses, one on Tuesday afternoons, the other on Thursdays, both in Burlington. He’ll also lead a “Welcome to Creative Writing” course on Thursday afternoons in Burlington (see here).

For more information or to reserve a spot, email:
Read reviews of Brian’s courses and workshops here.

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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