Mail    Print   Share Share

Pitching an Agent: 'Open To All Kinds of Projects'

'I am drawn to projects that help people figure out their place in this darn world.'

- October 24, 2006

Name/ company: Helen Zimmermann, The Zimmermann Agency
Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 18
Notable clients: Susan Richards (Chosen by A Horse, Soho/Harcourt), Anna Salter (Shiny Water and Fault Lines, Simon & Schuster, Truth Catcher , Pegasus Books), Charley Rosen (More Than A Game and No Blood No Foul, both Seven Stories Press), Robert Harris (101 Things NOT To Do Before You Die, St. Martin's Press)
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: 3 percent
Fiction vs. non: 25 percent fiction, 75 percent non-fiction

Background: Zimmerman began her career in the marketing department at Random House almost 20 years ago, then became director of advertising ...

AvantGuild Sign Up Now!Sign Up Now!

The How to Pitch series is worth its weight in gold. In just the first month I'd already benefited enough to consider the cost of joining well worth it. -- Gaen Murphree
AvantGuild benefits give you access to:
  • Premium content, including our How to Pitch Guides, an indispensable tool for freelance writers. view sample >
  • Savings of up to $35 per class on mediabistro.com courses and seminars.
  • Insurance discounts for freelancers and small businesses, including medical, dental, auto and home.
  • Lots of other professional discounts, including ZipCar (a $50 value) and your choice of magazine subscriptions (a $10 value).

... and much more! View all benefits or Sign up now!

Already an AvantGuild member?

Log in here to view the full page.

Email
remember me
Password
forgot your password?