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Lynn C. Franklin
Lynn C. Franklin Associates, Ltd.
1350 Broadway, Suite 2015, New York, NY 10018
212-868-6311
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(HarperOne (US), HarperCollins (UK), 2014)

Lynn C. Franklin Associates, Ltd. is a literary agency that represents primarily non-fiction—including memoir, biography, current affairs, spirituality, psychology/self-help,and alternative medicine.

We regularly attend major international book fairs in Frankfurt, London and Bologna, and work with a wide selection of international subagents in Europe and Asia for translation rights.


years experience: 35+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Memoir, Biography, Current Affairs, Spirituality, Psychology, Self-Help, Alternative Medicine
LEADING CLIENTS
* Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, 1984 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
* Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations at Walt Disney World® Resort
* Edvard Radzinsky, Russian writer
* Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
* Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
MADE FOR GOODNESS: AND WHY THIS MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu (HarperOne/HarperCollins)
GOD HAS A DREAM: A VISION OF HOPE FOR OUR TIME by Desmond Tutu (Doubleday/Random House)
NO FUTURE WITHOUT FORGIVENESS by Desmond Tutu (Doubleday/Random House)
CREATING MAGIC: 10 COMMON SENSE LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FROM A LIFE AT DISNEY by Lee Cockerell (Crown Business/Random House)
THE LAST TSAR: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF NICHOLAS II by Edvard Radzinsky (Doubleday/Random House)
PERFECT HEALTH: THE COMPLETE MIND/BODY GUIDE by Deepak Chopra (with co-agent) (Three Rivers Press/Random House)
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
THE WAHLS PROTOCOL: HOW I BEAT PROGRESSIVE MS USING PALEO PRINCIPLES AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE by Terry Wahls, M.D. (Avery/Penguin)
THE BOOK OF FORGIVING: THE FOUR-FOLD PATH TO HEALING FOR OURSELVES AND OUR WORLD by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu (US: HarperOne, UK: Collins)
THE CUSTOMER RULES: 39 ESSENTIAL PRACTICES FOR DELIVERING SENSATIONAL SERVICE by Lee Cockerell (Crown Business/Random House)
MY NAME IS JODY WILLIAMS by Jody Williams (University of California Press-Berkeley)
EVERYBODY MATTERS: A MEMOIR by Mary Robinson (US: Bloomsbury, UK and Ireland: Hodder)
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
THE BOOK OF FORGIVING: THE FOUR-FOLD PATH TO HEALING FOR OURSELVES AND OUR WORLD by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu — UK, Latin America/Spanish, The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, Taiwan/Chinese Complex, Norway
THE CUSTOMER RULES: 39 ESSENTIAL PRACTICES FOR DELIVERING SENSATIONAL SERVICE by Lee Cockerell — Spain, UK (via Crown), Japan, Russia
GOD IS NOT A CHRISTIAN: AND OTHER PROVOCATIONS by Archbishop Desmond Tutu — Germany, Brazil/Portuguese, Spain, Denmark
THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD by Daniel Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.— China/Chinese Simple, Italy, Korea, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, Russia, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Turkey, Vietnam
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
In 1976, Lynn Franklin founded the international literary scouting agency that would later be incorporated in 1991 with her business partner Todd Siegal as Franklin & Siegal Associates, Inc., dedicated to international literary and film scouting for publishers around the world, and for Hollywood-based film producers. Separately, she incorporated Lynn C. Franklin Associates, exclusively for author representation and associated agency activities.
SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
UK & ANZ: Mary Clemmey; France: Agence Eliane Benisti; Spanish language & Portugal: ACER Elizabeth Atkins; Germany: Paul & Peter Fritz Agency; Scandinavia and Netherlands: Philip Sane, Lennart Sane Agency; Italy: Berla & Griffini; Brazil: Riff Agency; Russia: Synopsis Agency; Poland: Graal; Romania: Simona Kessler; Hungary: Katai & Bolza; Czech Republic and Slovakia: Kristin Olson Literary Agency; Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria: Prava & Prevodi; Japan: Owls Agency Inc. and The English Agency; Korea: Eric Yang Agency; China and Taiwan: Chinese Connection Agency; Indonesia: Maxima Creative; Greece: Read n'Right; Israel: Book Publishers Association of Israel
KEY PERSONNEL
Lynn C. Franklin, President, Agent
Claudia Nys, Rights Manager
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
To query Lynn:

Primary interest lies in non-fiction (memoir, biography, current affairs, spirituality, psychology/self-help, alternative medicine, etc.).

Email queries to agency@franklinandsiegal.com.

- for non-fiction: query letter with short outline and synopsis
- for fiction: query letter with short synopsis and a maximum of 10 sample pages (in the body of the email).

No unsolicited mss, no attachments.

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