Agency News

2 March, 2018

An Afterlife, Frances Bartkowski

An Afterlife, a debut novel, follows a young couple, Ilya and Ruby, who first meet in a displaced persons camp in Germany after the War, both lone survivors of their families, as they travel to America to forge a future together.  Suffering from post-traumatic stress, they face challenges individually and as a couple as they struggle to adapt in a new culture.  Fran Bartkowski is the former Chair of the English Department at Rutgers University–Newark, where she teaches memoir, feminist theory and literary criticism. (Loyola College’s Apprentice House, World Rights, Fall 2018)

16 December, 2017

How to Think about God(s)

The Roman politician Cicero lived in a world of incredible religious diversity and conflict. In this short but powerful work, he dares to ask fundamental questions about the existence and nature of God that are as relevant today as they were two thousand years ago. Translated, with an introduction by Philip Freeman, Fletcher Jones Chair of Western Culture at Pepperdine University and previous translator of HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION, HOW TO RUN A COUNTRY and HOW TO GROW OLD, all part of a series of little books of ancient wisdom for modern times from Princeton University Press. (Princeton University Press, World Rights, Spring 2019)

3 July, 2017

How an actress came to write a sequel to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Listen…

22 May, 2017

Every Loss is a Love Story: The Father Daughter Reunion, Lisa Romeo

The story of the unlikely, continuing and eventually richly satisfying relationship between a midlife daughter and her father after his death.  Death rituals, new family dynamics, grief and memory allow her to get to know her father once she has lost him in a way that she never did in when he was alive. (University of Nevada Press/World Rights/June 2018)

11 May, 2017


I was thrilled to receive this cover wrap for wilderness doctor Christopher Van Tilburg’s riveting Search&Resue_P2SEARCH AND RESCUE, which releases in September from Globe Pequot.  It’s available now for pre-order!

20 April, 2017

Author Heather Shumaker’s Saving Arcadia launch!

Happy author, yummy looking cake!  Apparently 60 copies of the book were sold at the book launch.  Well done, Heather!

Heather & cake

29 March, 2017

Cover Reveal–AFTER ANATEVKA, Alexandra Silber

We love this poster-like cover from Pegasus for Alexandra Silber’s “sequel” to Fiddler on the Roof, her first novel, After Anatevka (Pegasus, July 2017).   Silber has starred in Fiddler on both sides of the Atlantic, on the London Stage and on Broadway.  AfterAnatevka_FIN

5 January, 2017

What we’re reading now: Susan Gilbert-Collins

Novelist Susan Gilbert-Collins, author of the delightful novel, Starting from Scratch, shared with us what she’s reading now.

What I’m reading now

10 November, 2016

LOVE AND…Assholes, The One & Other Fun Ways to Sabotage Your Relationship, Jen Kim

From the popular thirty-something Psychology Today blogger–Valley Girl with a Brain–comes a self-help book that doesn’t want you to change. Kim draws on personal experience as well as the latest scientific findings to shed light on why we do the things we do when it comes to relationships. (Skyhorse Publishing, World Rights, 2018)

18 October, 2016

WITNESS: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom, Ariel Burger

Tuesdays with Morrie meets The Last Lecture when a devoted student, friend and protege of Elie Wiesel–one of the world’s greatest thinkers, author of more than 40 books,  and teacher for four decades–takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, and shares the remarkable interactions and lessons he witnesses there about what it means to be human, how to live with the past and in the present. Ariel Burger is a rabbi, , teacher, veteran of the world of Jewish philanthropy and education, and a visual artist. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, North American Rights, September 2018)