Now, completely independent, with all of the knowledge, and experience still intact, core literary continues to offer a select group of canadas foremost talents both behind the camera and backstage. There are approximately 30 literary agents in canada, most of which only accept a few clients a year. We are newly established and seeking talented voices looking for representation or assistance. Pasquellas yard dog and carve the heart, sold to dreamscape audio, for november 2019 publication in holy. Dean has worked in publishing for over thirtyfive years, as an agent and publisher. New agent at canadian literary agency transatlantic. Beverley slopen literary agency, 1 bloor street west, suite 711, toronto canada m5s 1s3. Previously, she was executive assistant to david grossman at the david grossman literary agency in the uk. Some now even take on clients who live outside of canada and the us. In 1995 his first novel, the jade peony, spent six months on the globe and mail s national bestseller list, won the trillium book award shared with margaret atwood for the best book by an ontario author, and won the city of vancouver book award. About denise bukowski denise bukowski has worked in book publishing in canada since 1970, for the first 16 years as an editor and since 1986 as a literary agent. But there is still someone out there willing to give you a helping hand.
Situated in the historic chelsea shop in torontos huronsussex neighbourhood, our staff of eleven includes six fulltime book agents who are supported by an inhouse international rights agent and an outstanding network of twentyfour international coagents. We are a fullservice literary agency representing authors of literary, commercial and speculative fiction. Jennifer villameres is canada even real, a pop culture book, has been sold to dundurn. Enhanced services provide tracking of your submissions and automated document creation. Denise bukowski has worked in book publishing in canada since 1970, for the first 16 years as an editor and since 1986 as a literary agent. Angela mailis diagnoses the unspoken problem of domestic violence among highachieving women on december 23, 2016, major networks were awash in reports that prominent toronto neurosurgeon mo shamji had been charged for the firstdegree murder of his wife and fellow physician elana fric. Since my first conversation with rick, i have been impressed with his commitment to getting the job done. Kensington literary representation company in toronto, on 34 saint andrew street, toronto, ontario. Rick broadhead restored my faith in literary agents. Mark malatesta is a former literary agent turned author coach. A guide to canadian literary magazines and journals.
Browse through agent or agency listings, or use advanced search to find literary agents who accept particular genres, accept queries, work in a particular state, and so on. The publishing world is changing constantly, and writers are wise to take the time to choose carefully which publishers to approach. Publishing is a tough business, so you have to decide to be in it for the right reasons. First time authorsheres the key to getting published. Please note that it is the agencys policy to not offer editorial comment on any rejected submissions.
Because we do not return submissions, it is essential that you keep a copy of your work. Through conferences, international meetings, and liaising with subagents in other countries, a canadian literary agent can bring the work of their clients to a worldwide readership. Marks authors have gotten sixfigure book deals, been on the nyt bestseller list, and published with houses such as random. Literary agents united kingdom, canada, australia, and.
The beadle literary agency is a boutique agency and publishing consultancy run out of toronto. Submissions should be sent by mail, in hard copy only, to. A modern guide to conscious coupling, toronto writers karen cleveland and michelle bilodeau take on the wedding industry. But the internet age has made this an option rather than a necessity. Locate and compare literary agents in toronto on, yellow pages local listings. In 1992 he founded livingstoncooke, which became the cooke agency, and later merged with the harding agency and the mcdermid agency to become cookemcdermid. Writing about ones faith and spirituality can be quite daunting. Canadian literary agents first time authorsheres the key. Founded in 2002 to address systemic challenges in the industry, booknet canada supports publishing companies, booksellers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents, industry associations, literary agents, media, and libraries across the country. To view their website, send them an email, or follow them on twitter, simply click on the relevant links provided. By closing this banner or by continuing to use eventbrite, you agree. The bukowski agency 14 prince arthur avenue, suite 202, toronto, on m5r 1a9.
These canada literary agencies were compiled by visiting each of their websites, to ensure the very latest submission policies are detailed below. Situated in torontos huronsussex neighbourhood, housed in the historic chelsea shop, our staff of eleven includes six fulltime book agents who are supported by an inhouse international rights agent and an outstanding network of twentyfour international coagents. These professionals establish and maintain relationships with publishers and clients. There are approximately thirty agents in canada and, because there are so few, it can be difficult to find an agent who will represent you. Helen heller, sarah heller, barbara berson specializing in adult and young adult fiction and nonfiction. Please see the listings below for contact information for several literary agentsagencies in canada. We sell canadian and american rights directly and work with co agents for international and film rights. A leading north american literary management company across all genres of. Seventh avenue literary agency nonfiction specialists for. I started this agency in 2018, after over ten years of working in canadian publishing. There are approximately 30 literary agents in canada, most of which only.
We represent more than 150 adult authors, and 100 childrens authors and illustrators, across canada and around the world. Find out more speakers division we represent some of the most exciting voices in north america and around the. Eventbrite, and certain approved third parties, use functional, analytical and tracking cookies or similar technologies to understand your event preferences and provide you with a customized experience. Transatlantic literary agency has agents in canada, the united states, and europe and more than 20 subagents around the world. Locate and compare literary agents in mississauga on, yellow pages local listings. Top 10 questions literary agents get asked we get asked most of these questions, in one form or the other, over and over. The agents take an honest, straightforward approach in the representation of their clients, and the negotiation on behalf of those clients. The helen heller agency has been recognized as an internationally successful literary agency with a list that reflects our ability to recognize bestselling talent on a global scale. Agents use their connections and knowledge of the publishing industry to help. A onepage synopsis of your work a onesentence description of your work that you feel would be an effective marketing hook a table of contents. Thank you for considering the bukowski agency for representation. Many writers believe they must have a literary agent in order to get published, but this is not always the case.
Referrals by people who work in the publishing industry or are on that particular agent s client list increase chances of keeping your query out of the slush pile. Does not handle screenplays, illustrated books, or childrens books. Cookemcdermid was founded in 2017 when two preeminent literary agencies, the cooke agency and the mcdermid agency, amalgamated, combining nearly 50 years of experience. A guide to canadian literary magazines and journals open to submissions a comprehensive list of canadian publications accepting submissions in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. The rights factory is a literary agency focused on excellent client relationships and leading works into widespread markets and audiences. Find useful information, the address and the phone number of the local business you are looking for. If you are looking for a contract with a traditional publisher, beware of advertisements and solicitations offering to publish your book for a fee. The literary agency specializes in nonfiction books and has a reputation for representing bestselling books, which are awardwinning and have also been turned into films and television programmes. Our team put together this list of christian book agents that represents christian novels, christian nonfiction, inspirational books, and spiritual books. My first job involved handling print production for coedition books at madison press, a book packager.
Tens of thousands of books are published every year in canada. Six canadian literary agents at cookemcdermid looking for authors. Many agents only accept query letters and not unsolicited manuscripts. If youre searching for a canadian literary agent to represent your. To view their website, send them an email, or follow them on twitter, simply click on the. Core literary began more than 20 years ago as a department of the core group talent agency in toronto. Ambition is a member of the talent agent and managers association of canada tamac and is a recognized agency with the writers guild of canada, the directors guild of canada, actra and ubcp. Transatlantic agency a literary management company with. Always refer to the agency website for the most uptodate information. Literary agents vancouver usa literary agencies and.
As soon as you enter your name and email address to the right, youll be able to see complete profiles for all book agents in vancouver as well as literary agents in every other city and state. About k2 literary literary agency in toronto, canada. The literary agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books theyre interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them. Literary agents united kingdom, canada, australia, and ireland. Born and raised in vancouver, wayson choy was professor emeritus at humber college in toronto. Referrals by people who work in the publishing industry or are on that particular agents client list increase chances of keeping your query out of the slush pile. It is possible that from time to time individual agents may state that they are not accepting new clients. Massey college 4 devonshire place toronto, on m5s 2e1. We sell canadian and american rights directly and work with coagents for international and film rights. It has been a pleasure working with curtis and his team. W estwood creative artists is one of canadas oldest and most respected literary agencies. Literary agents association of canadian publishers. A literary agent understands the publishing marketplace, whether it be in their country, or another.
Six canadian literary agents at cookemcdermid looking for authors memories of my mothers kitchen by cindy robinson six literary agents who represent short story collections and many other things. Agents may specialize in a literary genre or types of writers. Mark now helps authors of all genres fiction, nonfiction, and childrens books get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals through his company literary agent undercover and the bestselling author. If we ask you to send a proposal heres what it should provide. Dean has represented many of canadas bestselling and awardwinning. This list, compiled for reference purposes only, gives the names of some of the agents representing writers working in the jurisdiction of the writers guild of canada. Westwood creative artists is one of canadas oldest and most respected literary agencies. Equal parts modern wedding planning guide and feminist manifesto. Referrals by people who work in the publishing industry or are on that particular agents client list increase chances of keeping your query out of the. Unless otherwise indicated, these literary agencies are based in toronto. Transatlantic agency a literary management company with a. Out of the shadows is published in canada by doubleday.
Situated in torontos huronsussex neighbourhood, housed in the. Getting yourself a literary agent can be as frustrating as getting your book published. K2 literary is a literary agency based in toronto, canada. In the united states, over 32 million americans have food allergies, including 18 million children under the age of 18. Forensic scientist and author debra komar won the canadian authors association 2016 literary award for canadian history for her latest true historical murder mystery, the bastard of fort stikine.763 1219 1238 1287 337 357 137 784 529 1470 1196 861 1412 1371 1144 797 11 465 1181 367 1166 1032 679 1380 98 142 870 1171 271 1140 1227