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Robin Mizell
Robin Mizell Ltd.
Beaufort, SC 29902
+1 614-774-7405
http://RobinMizell.com/

Robin Mizell is an independent literary agent located in the southern United States. She represents a small group of talented writers, both emerging and established. On occasion, she also handles subsidiary rights in individual titles for book publishers.

The agent's advice for writers has appeared on the LadiesWhoCritique.com blog, on the Book Marketing Buzz Blog, in WRITER'S GUIDE TO 2010 by Susan M. Tierney, in THE WRITER magazine, and in the 2009 and 2010 SCREENWRITER'S & PLAYWRIGHT'S MARKET guidebooks published by Writer's Digest Books.

Robin holds a BA in English literature. Prior to becoming an authors' representative, she worked as a freelance writer and copyeditor. She blogs about book publishing at Treated & Released and also can be found on Goodreads, Google+, and LinkedIn.


years experience: 8
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Reference, Biography, History, Science, Literary fiction, Narrative nonfiction, Pop culture
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
World English rights in Miha Mazzini's PALOMA NEGRA, the story of a colonel in the Yugoslav army, a widower with a teenage son, who has signed his own death warrant but is tempted back to life with love, music, and beauty, to David Ross at Open Books, for publication in September 2014.

World English rights in Miha Mazzini's novel CRUMBS, which follows an ambitious young writer in a dismal factory town in a disintegrating Yugoslavia as he tries to stay one step ahead of hopelessness and corruption by relying on charisma and status symbols, to Adrian Searle at Freight Books, for publication in 2014.

Steve Shilstone's VINEYARD'S CHILDREN, the fictional diary of an 11-year-old boy with loving but misguided parents, set in the late 1970s in a hippie commune in Northern California's wine country, to Joe Taylor at Livingston Press, for publication in 2013.

English rights for India and South Asia to usability expert Miha Mazzini's I THOUGHT I KNEW HOW TO GOOGLE: 50 TRICKS FOR REFINING YOUR SEARCH, an illustrated guidebook designed for the novice or experienced computer user, to Neelini Sarkar at Harper India, for publication in 2012.

Miha Mazzini's THE GERMAN LOTTERY, a novella about a young postman, determined to carry out his duties honorably, who nevertheless is seduced by a beautiful and manipulative married woman and becomes involved with double- and triple-crossing swindlers, to Charles Boyle at CB editions (UK) for publication in February 2012. Nominated for the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. German rights to Transit Verlag for publication in March 2016.

Mini Nair's debut novel, THE FOURTH PASSENGER, set in Mumbai, the story of four women raised with traditional values, whose friendship and business partnership give them emotional solace, economic self-sufficiency, and the temerity to stand up to religious extremism, to Suman Chakraborty at ROMAN Books for publication in 2011; ebook rights to Joel Naoum at Pan Macmillan Australia for publication in 2012.

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Cristina Mora Literary & Film Agency

KOREAN
Amo Noh
Amo Agency Ltd.

POLISH
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BULGARIAN
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ELST Literary Agency

HEBREW
Shoshi Grajower
International Promotion & Literary Rights Department
The Book Publishers' Association of Israel

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