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Pitching an Agent: Discovering 'Important New Voices'

A stickler for detail, Matthew Carnicelli toils over clients' book proposals until they're 'ironclad'

- October 2, 2006

Name: Matthew Carnicelli, Carnicelli Literary Management
Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 40
Notable clients: Civil rights leader and director of Soulforce Mel White (Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right); Sports Illustrated writer and editor Jim Gorant (Fanatic: The Ten Things All Sports Fans Must Do Before They Die, forthcoming); lawyer and health policy expert Michele Simon (Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back); political consultants Steve Jarding and Mudcat Saunders (Foxes in the Henhouse: How Republicans Stole the South and the Heartland and What the Democrats Must ...

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