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Pitching an Agent: TriadaUS Literary Agency

A new agency tries to bring civility back to the business

By Aileen Gallagher - March 14, 2006

Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 42
Notable clients: Pushcart Prize-nominee Mark SaFranko, VH-1 Classics VJ Ralph Sutton, and David Lavery (Reading the Sopranos and Seinfeld, Master of Its Domain)
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: Significant. TriadaUS's website says the company is "currently accepting queries."
Fiction vs. nonfiction: Stender represents fiction, though all of his deals have been for nonfiction books.

Background: Stender was an acquisitions editor in his native Germany before opening TriadaUS in 2004. He works as a solo agent, though he does pass manuscripts around to associates to get a second opinion, at times. "A friend ...

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