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Posts Tagged ‘Lisa Grubka’

Lisa Grubka Jumps to Fletcher & Company

Literary agent Lisa Grubka will move to Fletcher & Company after four years at Foundry Literary + Media.

Grubka works with both fiction and nonfiction authors. She specializes in literary fiction, young adult novels, women’s fiction, pop culture, food, narrative, sports and humor.

Prior to joining Foundry, Grubka worked at William Morris Endeavor talent agency and Macmillan’s Farrar, Straus and Giroux imprint.

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Soft Skull Buys Novel Off Twitter

frenchrevolution.jpgOn Bastille Day earlier this year, author Matt Stewart published his his 480,000-character debut novel “The French Revolution” entirely on Twitter–writing at the revolutionary rate of one tweet every 15 minutes.

For his troubles, Stewart earned a GalleyCat post and a book deal. According to Publishers Marketplace, his book sold to Denise Oswald at Soft Skull. The deal was negotiated by Lisa Grubka at Foundry Literary + Media.

Stewart explained his microblogging achievement to GalleyCat: “It’s tremendously rewarding to see that publishers are embracing a terrific story–and innovative (and dare I say Dickensian!) ways to connect with readers.”