Managing Director / Agent
Dan's experience in the publishing industry covers a wide spectrum as an author, editor, publishing consultant, and literary agent. He has also had a long association with the aviation industry as a pilot and air traffic controller. In his spare time he likes to imagine what he'd do if he actually had spare time. He divides his time between New Zealand and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Along with managing the agency, Dan works closely with authors in developing their work to the highest standard.
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 is especially interested in nonfiction, biography, historical fiction, and most anything that has a unique story line with incredible writing.
She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Agent / Literary & Film
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 always looking for the best in edge-of-the-seat thrillers, recent history military fiction, high-quality science fiction and that always elusive "something new, something great."
Agent / US & Foreign Rights
Zeynep is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College with a B.A. in Literature and Creative Writing, and 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, and reviews for the New York Journal of Books. Fluent in English, Turkish, and Spanish, she is an experienced translator of fiction and nonfiction.
She is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Vicki started her career in publishing as a sales and marketing manager. She developed the successful children's list at Reed Publishing before working at Penguin NZ and as an Associate Publisher at Harper Collins NZ. Vicki continues indulging her passion for developing new writers in a new age for publishing. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
Her interests are quality children's picture books with an international appeal, thought-provoking women's fiction with strong characters, and high-quality nonfiction.
NADINE RUBIN NATHAN
Nadine Rubin Nathan started her career as a magazine journalist and was editor in chief of ELLE in South Africa. In 2004, she moved to New York as an editor at Harper’s Bazaar and on the New York Post’s lifestyle magazine. Nadine has written two travel guides, one children’s book and self-published coffee table books in collaboration with her husband, photographer Paul Nathan.
Her interests are high-quality literary fiction, short stories, essays, nonfiction and visual coffee table books, all with an international appeal.
She lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
Agent / Film & TV
Born and raised in the Chihuahuan desert, Cesar's exposure to the mixed culture of the borderland began at an early age. He graduated with a degree in film studies from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
Cesar is particularly interested in film scripts that relate to the human condition and stimulate social debate, but is open to considering any genre or non-genre script that is strong and compelling.
He lives in Los Angeles, California.