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Pitching an Agent: Wendy Sherman Associates

A former book editor and a former publisher join forces to make this agency a home for great deals in upmarket categories.

- February 15, 2005

Number of agents:Two
Number of clients: About 50
Notable clients: Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and New York Times notable book author Nani Power (Crawling at Night and The Sea of Tears), best-selling thriller writer William Lashner; historical novelist and New York Times notable book author Howard Bahr (The Black Flower), and Maggie Estep, former spoken-word artist and author of New York Times notable book Hex, a crime novel.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted:About 5 percent.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: Wendy Sherman handles an equal amount of both; co-agent Tracy Brown represents 25 percent fiction and 75 percent nonfiction....

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