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Pitching an Agent: The Park Literary Group

A recently solo agent on the hunt for plot-driven fiction and narrative nonfiction anchored by fascinating characters.

By Jill Singer - March 29, 2005

Number of agents: One
Number of clients: About 30
Notable clients: #1 New York Times best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook, A Walk to Remember); best-selling novelist Laura Zigman (Animal Husbandry, Dating Big Bird); Linda Nichols; novelist and screenwriter Joseph Gangemi (Inamorata); Princeton biologist Lee Silver; Peabody- and Emmy-winning filmmaker and historian Thomas Levenson (Einstein in Berlin, Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science; and Atlantic Monthly literary critic B.R. Myers.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: About 5 percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: Park accepts an equal amount of both.

Background: In 1994, Theresa Park moved to New York ...

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