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Managing Director / Literary, Film, and Television Agent
After retiring from a long military career, Dean put away his uniform and decided to follow his passion for books. He is an alumnus of the Universities of Maryland and South Carolina, and is a published novelist and short story writer. He currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife Lynda.
Dean is looking for eclectic, high-caliber fiction including edge-of-the-seat thrillers, military fiction, science fiction, mysteries, young adult/new adult in any category, and women’s fiction (except romance). In nonfiction, Dean is looking for memoirs, the “story behind the story”, and histories with international flair. In both fiction and nonfiction, he would like to hear from new authors with a unique voice and polished writing, and he is particularly interested hearing from veterans.
Literary Agent / US and Foreign Rights
Zeynep is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College with a B.A. in Literature and Creative Writing, and she has worked as a foreign rights agent at the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency in New York. Her own writings have appeared in publications such as the United Nations accredited the Society and Diplomatic Review, Culture Limited, the New York Journal of Books, and numerous other literary journals. Fluent in English, Turkish, and Spanish, she is an experienced translator of fiction and nonfiction. She is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Zeynep is looking for literary and historical fiction, literature in translation and narrative non-fiction.
Mira has spent over thirty-five years in the publishing world, including twenty-one years as publisher at Johnson Books/Big Earth Publishing in Boulder, Colorado, where she was involved in all facets of book publishing, from design to manuscript development and more. Her love of books has led her to continue working with authors. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Mira is looking for nonfiction, biography, historical fiction, and most anything that has a unique story line with incredible writing.
Chip graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Education degree. After working several years in school counseling and administration, he became a stay-at-home dad while pursuing his passion for writing. He is a published author with freelance experience in editing and manuscript assessment. He lives in central Pennsylvania. Twitter @WCRice3D
Chip is looking for upmarket women’s fiction, thrillers, contemporary YA fiction, paranormal fiction involving ghosts and hauntings, and exceptional writing in almost any genre.