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Mary Grey James Joins East/West Literary Agency

JamesMaryGrey.jpgThe East/West Literary Agency hired former Ingram Book Company lead book buyer Mary Grey James as a partner literary agent yesterday.

James (pictured, via) has spent more than 30 years in publishing, managing children’s and adult titles at Ingram, working as national accounts manager at Harcourt, and serving as vice president/president elect of the Women’s National Book Association. She will represent adults and children’s books, with a special focus on southern writers.

Here’s more from James, quoted in the release: “Joining East/West Literary Agency is a culmination of my years in the publishing world, bringing together my love of books, my desire to see talented authors and illustrators succeed, and my pleasure in working with gifted people devoted to books.”

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