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FinePrint Literary Management
FinePrint Literary Management
207 West 106th Street, Suite 1D, New York, NY 10025
http://www.fineprintlit.com
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National Book Critics Circle Award Winner for Nonfiction

FinePrint Literary Management is a full service literary agency based in New York City. We represent both fiction and nonfiction for adults and young adults. Our agency maintains active memberships with AAR, RWA, MWA, SFWA, WNBA, and SCBWI.

The principle fulltime agents are: Peter Rubie - President & CEO, Laura Wood, and Lauren Bieker.
Jacqueline Murphy is the Director of Subrights, specializing in translation and audio.
You can also learn more about FinePrint at our website.


years experience: 25 plus
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Reference, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Children's books, African-American, Science, Thrillers, YA Fiction & Non-Fiction, Middle-Grade Fiction, Music, Pop Culture, LGBT, Graphic Novels, Narrative Non-Fiction
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Forthcoming

WITCHFUL THINKING by Celestine Martin (Forever, Sept 2022)
DAMAGED HERITAGE by J. Chester Johnson (Pegasus)
THE GREAT WITCH OF BRITTANY by Louisa Morgan (AKA Louise Marley) (Red Hook/Orbit)
THE AGE OF WITCHES by Louisa Morgan (AKA Louise Marley) (Red Hook/Orbit)
THE WITCH'S KIND by Louisa Morgan (AKA Louise Marley) (Red Hook/Orbit)
THE SECRET HISTORY OF WITCHES by Louisa Morgan (AKA Louise Marley) (Red Hook/Orbit, Fall 2017)
30 DAYS A BLACK MAN by Bill Steigerwald (Lyons Press)
RED SKY by Chris Goff (Crooked Lane Books, Spring 2017)
THE IMPROV: An Oral History of the Comedy Club that Revolutionized Stand Up by Budd Friedman and Tripp Whetsell (Ben Bella, Fall 2017)

Recent Sales

Pilot Barrington Irving and Chana Stiefel's LET'S FLY, an autobiographical story that takes readers along on Irving's real-life adventures including his first test flight, building his own plane from donated parts, and becoming the first Black pilot to fly solo around the world, illustrated by Shamar Knight-Justice, to Jessica Garrison at Dial, in a very nice deal, at auction, for publication in fall 2024, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management for Irving, Miranda Paul at Erin Murphy Literary Agency for Stiefel, and by Christy Tugeau Ewers at The CAT Agency for the illustrator (world English).

Gail-Agnes Musikavanhu's RIDE OR DIE, in which an adrenaline-obsessed girl strikes up an anonymous correspondence with a mysterious student at her school, who challenges her to a game that begins to test even her no holds barred quest for adventure, danger, and fun, one that leads her to face the most daring risk of all: falling for someone she shouldn't, to Alexa Wejko at Soho Teen, for publication in spring 2023, by Lauren Bieker at FinePrint Literary Management (world English).

Composer, producer, and conductor Lucas Cantor Santiago's UNFINISHED, examining the history and meaning of the collision of music, technology, and artificial intelligence, told through the innovations of Pythagoras,?Johannes Gutenberg,?Franz Schubert, Thomas Edison, and music technology pioneers of today, including the author's use of artificial intelligence to finish Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony" for the tech giant Huawei, to Keith Wallman at Diversion Books, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Professor of astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz and artist Nia Imara's PAINTING THE COSMOS, which melds the worlds of art and science, exploring their intersected and integrated roles in understanding our universe, to Glenn Yeffeth at BenBella Books, by Lauren Bieker at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Author of A SECRET HISTORY OF WITCHES Louisa Morgan's THE GREAT WITCH OF BRITTANY, in which a young woman's newly discovered magical ability will change the course her life and reshape her family for generations to come, to Nivia Evans at Redhook, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Codiscoverer of the first known burrowing dinosaur and popular science author Anthony Martin's LIFE IS BORING, on how life found ways to drill, bite, rasp, or otherwise break through hard stuff, shaping our planet from the scale of microbes to elephants, to Joseph Calamia at University of Chicago Press, by Laura Wood at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Celestine Martin's first three paranormal romance books in the Elemental Lovers series, about three sisters who take on life, love, and the conjure in the fictional town of Freya Grove, New Jersey, to Madeleine Colavita at Forever, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Lauren Bieker at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Bill Wurtzel and Claire Wurtzel's FOODIE FACES, a photographic picture book of happy, sad, silly, mad, and more funny faces made of kid-friendly foods, and a tribute to healthy emotions and healthy eating, to Deirdre Jones at Little, Brown Children's, for publication in summer 2020, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (world).

Coauthor of HUNTING CHARLES MANSON Caitlin Rother's JUSTICE FOR REBECCA, about the death of Rebecca Zahau, found hanging—naked, bound, and gagged—from her multimillionaire boyfriend's balcony in Coronado, California; authorities said it was a suicide, but in 2018 a civil jury held the boyfriend's brother responsible; new, exclusive details help to unravel the mysterious, symbiotic fatalities of Rebecca and her boyfriend's son, to Michaela Hamilton at Kensington, for publication in spring 2021, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (world).
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Child development experts and founders of The Family Hope Center Matthew Newell and Carol Newell's HEAL YOUR CHILD'S BRAIN, a look at neurodiverse and neurologically compromised children and the ways in which therapies around neuroplasticity can slowly and steadily allow a child to develop within his or her diagnosis, to Glenn Yeffeth at BenBella Books, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (world English).

Author of WONDERLANDSCAPE John Clayton's NATURAL RIVALS, on the surprising connections between John Muir and Gifford Pinchot and how their rivalry became the basis for our fundamental attitudes towards wilderness, to Jessica Case at Pegasus, by Laura Wood of FinePrint Literary Management (World).

Austen scholar and practicing therapist, Wendy Jones' JANE ON THE BRAIN: Exploring the Science of Social intelligence with Jane Austen, explains the neurological mechanisms behind how we interact with each other and why Austen's characters are so believable, and thus beloved, to Jessica Case at Pegasus, by Laura Wood at FinePrint Literary Management (World).

Journalist and psychotherapist Dr. Kathy McCoy's WE DON'T TALK ANYMORE: What to Do When Parents and Their Adult Children Become Estranged, which examines the circumstances behind estrangement, focusing on solutions and relationship-building strategies, and offering advice for dealing with the pain and shame of family estrangement, to Anna Michels at Sourcebooks, for publication in Fall 2017, by Stephany Evans at FinePrint Literary Management (World).

Author of The Undefeated Mind, Alex Lickerman, MD, and Ash ElDifrawi, PsyD's THE TEN WORLDS: On the New Psychology of Happiness, which examines how what psychologists call our "core effect", controlling how we view and engage with our circumstances, is influenced by ten foundational life states identified in Nichiren Buddhism as "the Ten Worlds" of Hell, Hunger, Animality, Anger, Tranquility, Rapture, Learning, Realization, Compassion and Enlightenment, and how understanding these allows us to maintain a high life condition, or happiness, to Allison Janse at HCI, by Stephany Evans of FinePrint Literary Management.

Author of NO WITNESS BUT THE MOON Suzanne Chazin's next two books (5 and 6) in the Jimmy Vega mystery series, to Michaela Hamilton at Kensington, by Stephany Evans of FinePrint Literary Management.

Cardiologist and Johns Hopkins University professor Armin Zadeh, MD, PhD's THE FORGOTTEN ART OF LOVE, which revisits psychologist Erich Fromm's The Art of Loving, a work that has fascinated the author for decades, to examine love in its complex entirety - biological, philosophical, historical, religious, and socio-economic - to fill in critical voids in Fromm's classic work and provide a contemporary understanding to improve our relationships and enhance happiness, to Georgia Hughes at New World Library, by Stephany Evans at FinePrint Literary Management.

Breast surgeon and President of the Breast Health and Healing Foundation Kathleen Ruddy, MD's THE END OF BREAST CANCER: A Virus and the Hope for a Vaccine, which traces the discovery in the 1930s of a virus found to cause breast cancer in mice, to connections in human breast cancer, showing how in the 1970s a search for "the cure" derailed the search for possible prevention until recent new research is providing renewed hope for a viable breast cancer vaccine, to Michael Lewis at Skyhorse, by Stephany Evans of FinePrint Literary Management.

Louisa Morgan's THE SECRET HISTORY OF WITCHES, follows four generations of mothers and daughters, all of whom are witches, from 19th century Brittany to WWII London, to Lindsey Hall at Redhook, by Peter Rubie at FinePrint Literary Management (World).

Maia Chance's BAD HOUSEKEEPING, featuring a determined dork and her eccentric, former fashion model great aunt as they renovate the Stagecoach Inn in their small upstate NY town, but must solve a murder first, to Anne Brewer at Crooked Lane, in a two-book deal, by Stephany Evans at FinePrint Literary Management.

Tina Kashian's HUMMUS AND HOMICIDE, the first of her new Mediterranean Mystery series, set in a family-owned Middle Eastern restaurant at the New Jersey shore, to Martin Biro at Kensington, in a three-book deal, by Stephany Evans of FinePrint Literary Management.

Montana writer John Clayton's WONDERLANDSCAPE, in which Clayton traces the cultural history of Yellowstone Park via nine colorful characters, to Jessica Case at Pegasus, by Laura Wood of FinePrint Literary Management (World).

Author of Emergence Derek Rydall's 7 GIFTS, in which the author reveals his core framework for creating 'sustainable abundance' in every area of our lives - abundance that doesn't deplete our precious inner and outer resources but increases the good for everyone - every hour of our lives, to Richard Cohn and Michele Cohn at Beyond Words, by Stephany Evans of FinePrint Literary Management.

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
FILM RIGHTS

Eve Karlin's CITY OF LIARS AND THIEVES, based on the true story of the first New York City trial for which court proceedings were recorded, involving the murder of a young woman whose body was stuffed into a well on what is now Spring Street, and in which the accused was defended by both Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, mortal enemies, to GG Films, by Susan Schulman of The Schulman Agency on behalf of FinePrint Literary Management.

SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Jacqueline Murphy, Director of Subrights
KEY PERSONNEL
Peter Rubie, CEO
Laura Wood, Associate
Lauren Bieker, Agent
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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