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|Back to Home > Content > > Pitching an Agent: JoŽlle Delbourgo Associates, Inc.|
Number of agents: Three
Number of clients: Between 80 and 100
Notable clients: Novelist and teacher Peter Friedman (Ideal Marriage), fitness trainer and columnist Joe Decker (The World's Fittest You), professor and essayist Elaine Neil Orr (Gods of Noonday: A White Girl's African Life), and feminist Phyllis Chesler (The New Anti-Semitism: The Current Crisis and What We Must Do About It).
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: About three percent.
Fiction v. nonfiction: 30 percent fiction; 70 percent nonfiction.
Background: JoŽlle Delbourgo spent 25 years in publishing before opening her agency in 1999. She was at Ballantine for 15 years, ultimately as editor-...