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agent : bookmarkliterary@gmail.com
Teresa Kietlinski
Bookmark Literary
189 Berdan Ave #101, Wayne, NJ 07470
http://www.bookmarkliterary.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teresakie
illustration

In 2016, Teresa Kietlinski started an exciting new chapter in her career with the launching of BOOKMARK LITERARY LLC an agency specializing in books for children.

Teresa brings to the table over twenty years of publishing experience, from all different areas of expertise, including marketing, publicity, public relations, book design and picture book art direction.

As an agent, Teresa has had the pleasure of launching the careers of many creatives as well as growing the careers of established clients. Her expertise lies in illustrated book development. She works closely with authors and illustrators developing manuscripts, book dummies and portfolios with strong visual narratives.


years experience: 20+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Juvenile fiction, Children's books, Picture Books, Novelty Books, Graphic Novels, Young Chapter Books, Easy Readers, Gift Books and other Illustrated works
LEADING CLIENTS
* Annie Bach
* Benson Shum
* Brianna Caplan Sayres
* Jay Cooper
* Joyce Wan
* Kevin Sherry
* Kit Chase
* Monica Carnesi
* Stephen Shaskan
* Sonia Sánchez
* Tina Kügler
* Vin Vogel
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
WHERE DO DIGGERS SLEEP AT NIGHT? by Brianna Caplan Sayres
YOU ARE MY CUPCAKE by Joyce Wan
THE YETI FILES: MEET THE BIGFEET by Kevin Sherry
HERE I AM illustrated by Sonia Sánchez
PUNK SKUNKS illustrated by Stephen Shaskan
LITTLE DOG LOST by Mônica Carnesi
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Sonia Sanchez's illustrations for Douglas Florian's CURIOUS CARES OF BEARS to Jenna Pocius at Little Bee Books.

Daniel Wiseman's illustrations for Susanna Hill's WHEN YOUR LLAMA NEEDS A HAIRCUT and WHEN YOUR MONKEY WON'T GO TO BED to Hannah Lambert at Little Simon.

Author-illustrator Joy Steuerwald's debut THE PECULIAR PIG, to Nancy Paulsen at Nancy Paulsen Books.

Debut author-illustrator E. Dee Taylor's LOTS OF CATS, to Tamar Mays at Harper Children's.

Nicole Wong's illustrations for Michelle Cusolito's FLYING DEEP, to Karen Boss at Charlesbridge.

Author-illustrator Joyce Wan's GOODNIGHT, SWEETIE, to Celia Lee at Scholastic, in a three-book deal.

Takako Fisher's illustrations for Danna Smith's SPRINGTIME BABIES, to Roberta Ludlow at Golden Books.

Daniel Wiseman's illustrations for Diane White's GOODBYE BRINGS HELLO, to Ann Rider at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Author-illustrator Jay Cooper's debut chapter book series, THE SPY NEXT DOOR, to Jenne Abramowitz at Scholastic, in a two-book deal.

Author-illustrator Nina Victor Crittenden's THE THREE LITTLE PUGS, to Jenna Pocius of Little Bee Books.

Author-illustrator Gina Perry's TOO MUCH! NOT ENOUGH!, to Samantha Swenson at Tundra Books, in a two-book deal.

Daniel Wiseman's illustrations for Susanna Hill's WHEN YOUR LION NEEDS A BATH and WHEN YOUR ELEPHANT HAS THE SNIFFLES, to Hannah Lambert at Little Simon.

Illustrator Daniel Wiseman's illustrations for Jessica Young's PLAY THIS BOOK and PET THIS BOOK, in a two-book deal, to Sarah Shumway at Bloomsbury Children's.

Author-illustrator Mike Petrik's untitled picture book, to Kelsey Skea at Two Lions.

Author Judy Carey Nevin and illustrator Stephanie Six's WHAT MOMMIES LIKE, to Jenna Pocius at Little Bee Books.

Merrilees Brown's illustrations for Jacqueline Veissid's LONELY BOY, to Victoria Rock at Chronicle Children's.

Sonia Sanchez's illustrations for Brenda Maier's THE LITTLE RED FORT, to Tracy Mack at Scholastic.

Jay Cooper's illustrations for Jeffrey Burton's DELIVERY TRUCKS!, to Jeffrey Salane at Little Simon.




GOOD NEWS . . . . .
* Stephen Shaskan's TOAD ON THE ROAD received a Kirkus starred review
* Tina Kügler's SNAIL AND WORM is a 2016 Cybils Award Winner in the Easy Reader Category.
* Tina Kügler's SNAIL AND WORM is a CCBC Choices 2017 selection.
* Brianna Caplan Sayres' WHERE DO DIGGERS SLEEP AT NIGHT? board book edition is an Amazon Best Selling Title.
* Tina Kügler's SNAIL AND WORM is a 2016 Cybils Award Finalist in the Easy Reader Category.
* Brianna Caplan Sayres' WHERE DO DIGGERS SLEEP AT NIGHT? board book edition is a Walmart.com Best Seller.
* Joyce Wan's A WHALE IN MY SWIMMING POOL is a Scholastic Book Club Pick.
* Diana Toledano illustration was is a chosen selection for the award Latin American Ilustración 5.
* Diana Toledano's illustration for A PLACE FOR EDOUARD is on the shortlist for the Nami International Picture Book Illustration Concours 2017 Award.
* Diana Toledano is the November featured illustrator on the SCBWI website: http://www.scbwi.org/illustrator-gallery.
* Tina Kügler’s SNAIL AND WORM AGAIN is a 2017 Junior Library Guild (JLG) selection
* Kevin Sherry's THE YETI FILES is recipient of the National Parenting Publications Award (NAPAA) Silver Award Winner
* Kevin Sherry's THE YETI FILES is included on the International Literary Association (ILA) 2015 Reading List
* Tina and Carson Kügler’s IN MARY’S GARDEN is a CCBC Choices 2016 selection for an outstanding book in The Arts category
* Joyce Wan’s THE WHALE IN MY SWIMMING POOL is a Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center ‘s top 25 book pick for 2015
* Tina Kügler’s SNAIL AND WORM is a Spring 2016 Junior Library Guild (JLG) selection

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
Steve Breen's UNICORN EXECUTIONS : film rights sold to Universal Pictures by Michelle Weiner of CAA.

Amy Marie Stadelmann's OLIVE AND BEATRIX series: French Canadian rights sold to Scholastic Canada, September 2017 by Scholastic USA.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Teresa brings to the table over twenty years of publishing experience, from all different areas of expertise, including marketing, publicity, public relations, book design, picture book art direction and author/illustrator representation.

Work History Includes:
St. Martin’s Press, William Morrow and Co., Viking Children’s Books, Dial Books for Young Readers, Disney-Hyperion, Prospect Agency, Bookmark Literary


Freelance Design Clients Include
Bloomsbury Kid’s Books, Grosset & Dunlap, Price Stern Sloan, Puffin, Razorbill, Roaring Brook, Children’s Book Council, Penguin Children’s Marketing Division, William Morrow Children’s Marketing

SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Please contact Rebecca Mancini at RightsMix for all subright inquiries at rightsmix@gmail.com
KEY PERSONNEL
Teresa Kietlinski
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
No longer accepting unsolicited submissions. Submissions by referral only.
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