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AvantGuild: Professor, Bookseller, Kidlit Agent

rosemary-stimola-headshot.jpgIn the latest installment of mediabistro.com’s “Pitching an Agent,” we learn about Rosemary Stimola, a former lingustics professor who gave up academia to run a children’s bookstore and then, in 1997, launched her own literary agency. “She feels she has a natural intuition when it comes to fiction for children and young adults,” reports M. David Hornbuckle, and she currently represents about 50 authors, including former GalleyCat party star Siobhan Vivian.

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