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Matt Wagner
Fresh Books, Inc.
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Invaluable: The Secret to Becoming Irreplaceable, by Dave Crenshaw

I represent new and established authors of non-fiction. My areas of interest include: computers and technology, how-to, popular science, natural history, current events, health and fitness, photography, design, business and personal finance, travel, gift books, series titles, and books of western regional interest. I do not handle fiction, poetry, or children's books.

Prior to founding Fresh Books in 2005, I was an agent with Waterside Productions, where I sold more than 1000 books.

Before joining Waterside in 1989, I worked variously as a coffee jerk, cab driver, and book clerk and buyer at the famed Boulder Bookstore in Boulder, Colorado.

I hold a B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from U.C. Santa Cruz (1985), and studied playwriting and dramaturgy in the Professional Theatre Training Program at U.C. San Diego.


years experience: 27
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Reference, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Sports, African-American, Science, Current Events, Photography, Design
LEADING CLIENTS
Ed Baig (USA Today Tech Columnist), Dave Crenshaw, Harold and Phyllis Davis, Dan Gookin, Matt Krantz (USA Today Finance Columnist), Roger Ma, John Mueller, Roger Parker, Janet Rae-Dupree, Andy Rathbone, Alison Rogers, Lee Varis, Rich Wagner, Holly Day
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
The Power of Having Fun, by Dave Crenshaw - Berrett-Koehler
Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby's First Bite, by Wendy Jo Peterson and Leslie Schilling - Skyhorse
The Gamer's Guide to Coding: Design, Code, Build, Play, by Gordon McComb - Sterling
The Photographer's Black and White Handbook, by Harold Davis - Monacelli Studio
Android Tablets for Dummies, by Dan Gookin - Wiley
Machine Learning for Dummies, by John Mueller and Luca Massaron - Wiley
How to Get a Meeting with Anyone, by Stu Heinecke - Ben Bella
Achieving Your Potential as a Photographer, by Harold Davis - Focal Press
1,001 Calculus Problems for Dummies, by Patrick Jones - Wiley
Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography, Harold Davis - Amphoto
Arduino Robot Builder's Bonanza, by Gordon McComb - TAB Books
Geology for Dummies, Alecia Spooner - Wiley
Living Abroad in New Zealand, Michelle Waitzman - Avalon
Medical Dosage Calculations for Dummies, Dr. Rich Snyder and Barry Schoenborn - Wiley
The Vampire Combat Manual, Roger Ma - Berkley
Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing and Retouching Faces and Bodies, 2nd edition - Sybex
iPad for Dummies, by Ed Baig and Bob Levitus - Wiley
The Zombie Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Living Dead, Roger Ma - Berkley
iPhone for Dummies, By Ed Baig and Bob Levitus - Wiley
The Glycemic Index Diet for Dummies, Meri Raffetto - Wiley
Creative Composition, Creative Close-Ups and Creative Night Photography, Harold Davis - Wiley
The Constant Contact Guide to Email Marketing, Eric Groves - Wiley
The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web, Tamar Weinberg - O'Reilly
Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time, Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton - Focal Press
The Myth of Multitasking- How "Doing it All" Gets Nothing Done, Dave Crenshaw - Jossey-Bass
Ron Kay's Guide to Zion National Park, Ron Kay - Countryman
Web Marketing for Small Businesses: 7 Steps to Explosive Business Growth, Stephanie Diamond - Sourcebooks
Sex in a Tent: A Wild Couple's Guide to Getting Naughty in Nature, Michelle Waitzman - Wilderness Press
Diary of a Real Estate Rookie, by Alison Rogers - Kaplan
Music Theory for Dummies, Holly Day and Michael Pilhofer - Wiley
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Stanford Professional Publishing Course - 1996
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Email queries only. Please send to matt@fresh-books.com. Please don't send attachments unless I ask for a longer sample. Thanks!
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