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agent :
Susan Schulman
Susan Schulman Literary Agency LLC
454 West 44th St., New York, NY 10036
212 713 1633

Susan Schulman Literary Agency LLC specializes in representing foreign rights, motion picture, television and allied rights, live stage including commercial theater, opera and dance adaptations, new media rights including e-book and digital applications, and other subsidiary rights on behalf of North American publishers and literary agents. The agency also represents its own clients domestically and internationally in all markets. The agency has a particular interest in fiction and non-fiction books for, by and about women and women's issues and interests.

The agency’s areas of focus include: commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction, specifically narrative memoir, politics, economics, social issues, history, urban planning, finance, law, health, psychology, body/mind/sprit, and creativity and writing.

The agency was founded by Susan Schulman who, prior to establishing her own agency, was an agent at International Creative Management in the Literary Department. Prior to working at ICM, Susan taught History of the English Language and Linguistics as well as Renaissance Drama and American Literature courses on the college level. Additionally Susan served as Associate Publisher of Ohio University Press and acquired over 100 titles for the Press.

years experience: 30
General fiction, Juvenile fiction, Reference, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Children's books, Sports, African-American, Science, Women's Interests
Writers Guild of America-East
The Dramatists Guild
The Authors Guild
New York Women in Film
League of Professional Theatre Women of New York
Women's Club of the City of New York
Women's Media Group
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Theater for Young Audiences
INK Think Tank
Association of Authors' Representatives
Christopher Hart - 30 Titles
Jim Arnosky - 80+ titles
Vicki Cobb - 20 titles
Someone's Sleepy - Deborah Lee Rose
Hands of My Father - Myron Uhlberg
Doable! Debbie Reber
Lulu and the Brontosaurus Judith Viorst with Shelly Markham
Rise of the Creative Class - Richard Florida, Ph,D.
Who's Your City - Richard Florida, Ph.D.
Cities and the Creative Class - Richard Florida, Ph.D.
The Myth of Choice -- Kent Greenfield
William Wells Brown - Ezra Greenspan
The Artist's Way - Julia Cameron
The Vein of Gold - Julia Cameron
Women Who Love Too Much - Robin Norwood
The Good Son - Michael Gurian
A Fine Young Man - Michael Gurian
Energy Medicine - Donna Eden
Tesla: Man Out of Time - Margaret Cheney
FLoors (Books I, II, III (Disney)-Patrick Carman
13 Days to Midnight - Patrick Carman
Secret Daughter -Shilpi Gowda
The Estate of Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Estate of Walter Tevis
The Estate of Terry Southern
The English Patient (Miramax) - Michael Ondaatje
Holes(Disney)- Louis Sachar
The Color of Money (Disney) - Walter Tevis
The Velvet Rage - Alan Downs
FLOORS Series of Middle Grade Novels by Patrick Carman to Disney; DOODLETOPIA three book drawing series by Christopher Hart to Ten Speed Press; Six book deal including THE HUSTLER, THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, THE COLOR OF MONEY, THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT by Walter Tevis to Rosetta Books; LOVE ALONE a Play by Deborah Salem Smith to Dramatists Play Service
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from New York University.
CHINA: Big Apple Agency, Inc.,
EASTERN EUROPE: Prava I Prevodi Literary Agency,
FRENCH CANADA: Montréal Contacts/The Rights Agency,
GERMANY: Liepman AG,
ITALY: Agenzia Letteraria Internazionale,; Susanna Zevi Agenzia Letteraria,; PNLA
JAPAN: Owls Agency Inc.; Japan UNI Agency; The English Agency Japan
SPAIN: A.C.E.R. Agencia Literaria,
TURKEY: Nurcihan Kesim Literary & Licensing Agency,
Chicago Review Press, Smithsonian Books, American Bar Association, Soho Publishing, Month9Books and Georgia McBride Media, Schaffner Press, American Cancer Society, Selected BenBella Books titles, Companion Press, Black Belt Communications, Craigmore Creations, Flashlight Press, Parent Magic Press, Pen and Ink, Jolly Fish Publishers, Mountain Lake Press, Smart Guide Publications, Urban Land Institute, Atticus Books, Triumph Books, Dragon Threads (selected entries)
Christine LeBlond, Literary Agent,
Linda Migalti, Foreign Rights Director,
Sandra Gannon, Accounting
Fiction: Query Letter with outline and three sample chapters, resume and SASE.
Non-Fiction: Query Letter with complete description of subject, at least one chapter, resume and SASE
Queries may be sent via regular mail or email. Please do not submit queries via UPS or Federal Express.
Please do not send attachments with email queries.
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