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Pitching an Agent: Inviting Authoritative, Distinctive Voices

This agent searches for "quirky first-person narratives" across a range of subjects

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - November 21, 2006

Name/company: Renée Zuckerbrot Literary Agency LLCZ
Number of agents: One, plus a part-time intern
Number of clients: About 30
Notable clients: Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners and Stranger Things Happen; Harley Jane Kozak, author of Dating Dead Men, Dating Is Murder and the forthcoming Dead Ex; Pauls Toutonghi, author of Red Weather; Keith Lee Morris, award-winning short story writer and author of Best Seats in the House and The Greyhound Gods; Matthew Derby, author of Super Flat Times.
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: Less than 1 percent
Fiction vs. non: 70 percent fiction, 30 percent nonfiction

Background: Zuckerbrot ...

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