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Alice Speilburg
Speilburg Literary Agency
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"When Stars Rain Down is so powerful, timely, and compelling that sometimes I found myself holding my breath while reading it." -Silas House, author of SOUTHERNMOST

Speilburg Literary Agency represents authors in fiction and nonfiction. Our client list includes award-winning and debut authors, to whom we offer hands-on editorial attention and business management throughout their publishing careers.

Before launching the agency in 2012, founding agent Alice Speilburg worked at a publishing company and a Brooklyn literary agency. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the Authors Guild. She is currently building her client list and represents a wide range of fiction and nonfiction.


years experience: 14
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Biography, History, Health, Travel, Science, Young Adult fiction, Journalistic nonfiction
LEADING CLIENTS
Melissa Lenhardt
Angela Jackson-Brown
Erin Osmon
Josh Noel
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
WHEN STARS RAIN DOWN by Angela Jackson-Brown
A DARK ROOM IN GLITTER BALL CITY by David Dominé
THE COLLARBOUND by Rebecca Zahabi
JASON MOLINA by Erin Osmon
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Nez Perce author W.S. Penn's RAISING BEAN, a collection of essays drawing on the author's family history and Native mythology, and confronting society's interest in possessions, fairness, race, and status, to help his young granddaughter establish perspective of the world and her place within it, to Annie Martin at Wayne State University Press. (JUNE 2022)

Wendy Vogel's TROUBLE THE WATER, a psychological horror pitched for fans of SHARP OBJECTS and set on the grounds of a religious cult in rural Ohio, where a woman unravels the truth behind an eerily familiar string of murders targeting young girls, which might be connected to her family's dark history, to Christopher Payne at JournalStone. (FALL 2022)

J.H. Markert's THE NIGHTMARE MAN, where a bestselling horror novelist's latest book begins to play out in a series of gruesome murders, and he must work with an insomniac detective to stop the plot and confront the source of inspiration: a room full of nightmares in a vacant mansion, where something trapped long ago is loose in the town, to Benjamin LeRoy at Crooked Lane. (JAN 2023)

Roger Di Silvestro's THE RETURN OF THE BISON, which begins in the early 20th century when the animal was hunted nearly to extinction, tracing efforts in the U.S. and Europe to save the shaggy-haired bison, from the the birth of modern wildlife conservation to today, as we now face the challenge of finding space for the bison and other large species to roam once their population has grown, to Kate Rogers at Mountaineers Books. (FALL 2023)

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
TV rights for Melissa Lenhardt's HERESY, about an all-female band of outlaws in the American West, on the run from Pinkertons and rival gangs, who must finish one last heist to protect their family and avoid the hangman's noose, optioned to MGM Studios.

Audio rights for Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America's 55TH NEBULA AWARDS SHOWCASE ANTHOLOGY, edited by Catherynne Valente, featuring the 2020 finalists in multiple writing categories, to Victoria Gerken at Podium Audio.

Audio rights for Beverly Bell's THE MURDER OF MARION MILEY, a novelization of the 1941 Kentucky crime, to David Rose at MMB Media.

Chinese translation rights for The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America's THE SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME, VOLUMES I, IIA, AND IIB, to Dook (China).

SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Film/TV: JD DeWitt at 5x5 Productions (jd@5x5inc.com)
Chinese: Big Apple Agency (bigapple-china@bigapple-china.com)
Polish: Book/lab (agencja@literatura.com.pl)
UK English: Abner Stein Agency
KEY PERSONNEL
Eva Scalzo, Literary Agent

Lindsey Smith, Literary Agent

Saint Gibson, Literary Agent and Subsidiary Rights Manager

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All submissions should be submitted through Alice's Query Manager site: https://QueryManager.com/AliceSpeilburg

For fiction, please send the query letter and the first three chapters. For nonfiction, please send the query letter and a proposal, which should include a detailed Table of Contents and a sample chapter.

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