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Colleen Dunn Bates
Prospect Park Books
2359 Lincoln Ave., Altadena, CA 91001 United States
http://www.prospectparkbooks.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/prospkbks
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Prospect Park Books is a growing independent publisher in Los Angeles. It focuses on fiction, including literary and popular fiction, romantic comedy, mystery, and thriller, primarily but not exclusively from west coast authors; cookbooks from Southern California chefs; humor; and gift/regional titles.
NOTE: Prospect Park is closed to submissions until July 2016.


years experience: 10
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Cookbooks, Humor, Regional (Southern California
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Lian Dolan's novels Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife, both Los Angeles Times bestsellers; Michelle Brafman's debut novel Washing the Dead; such cookbooks such as Hans Rockenwagner's Das Cookbook and Christine Moore's award-winning Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe; Naomi Hirahara's Mas Arai mysteries; Anne Flett-Giordano's debut mystery Marry, Kiss, Kill; the humor book Things I Want to Punch in the Face; Mark Dawidziak's Mark Twain’s Guide to Diet, Exercise, Beauty, Fashion, Investment, Romance, Health & Happiness; Phoef Sutton's L.A.-based thriller Crush.
MOST RECENT PURCHASES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Christine Moore's new cookbook, Little Flower Baking; Michelle Brafman's second novel, Bertrand Court; Rachel M. Harper's novel This Side of Providence; Phoef Sutton's second Crush thriller, Heart Attack & Vine; Naomi Hirahara's Sayonara Slam, the 6th in the Mas Arai mystery series; A Narrow Bridge, a debut novel by Janet Gittlin and Joyce Gittlin; and Talk Like a Californian, a humorous gift book.
SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Linda Kaplan, Kaplan/Defiore Rights, linda@defliterary.com