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Wendy Goldman Rohm
The Rohm Literary Agency

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"Wendy Goldman Rohm is a literary inspiration."--Glamour magazine

Rohm offers an acclaimed 12-week online Book Development
class a few times a year for authors worldwide who wish to perfect,
develop, or fine tune their manuscript. The next 12-week
session will accept 10 new authors. The
Rohm Agency also presents the San Diego writers Retreat (
and Paris Writers Retreat ( and other
professional writers conferences worldwide.

(For more info, write to


The Rohm Agency (NY, Los Angeles, Paris) is a boutique agency offering
literary representation, management,book development and editorial services.

Representing emerging Nonfiction and Fiction authors. Focus
includes: Memoir, Narrative Nonfiction, Business, Journalism,
Travel, Political, Current Affairs, Science/Technology, Literary
Fiction, Commercial Fiction, Young Adult, Spiritual/Inspirational.

Agency also provides literary management, expert editing, writing, book development, media consulting
and research services. We are a mutifaceted resource for publishers,
individual authors,producers, and creative talent.

The Rohm Agency is headed by author and literary agent Wendy Goldman Rohm, who knows the creative side
and the business of book publishing because of her dual roles as agent and author. Her publisher
clients have included: The Atlantic, The New York Times Syndicate International, Random House,
Wired magazine, Men's Vogue, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Playboy magazine,
Chicago Tribune, Conde Nast, Boston Globe, Tina Brown's Tallk magazine, Ziff Davis,
CMP Media, The Magazine Group, John Wiley & Sons, Financial Times,
InformationWeek, Upside magazine, Red Herring, and many others. Rohm has
also been an author for Waterside Productions and Sterling Lord Literistic,
and a literary agent for the Waxman Agency and Waterside Productions.

She's been a commentator on numerous national and international television
and radio broadcasts, including: Nightline, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News,
Good Morning America, and dozens of programs on NBC, CNBC, PBS radio and television, CNN,
CBS, ABC, and BBC radio and television. Rohm has also been an expert researcher
for Townsend & Crew, Skadden Arps, and Conlin Associates, among many others.

The Rohm Agency currently provides literary representation and management for
a wide range of authors including novelists, journalists, politicians, scientists,
business leaders, screenwriters, and playwrights. Among these, Parisian author, artist,
and filmmaker Hélène Guétary, Italian literary journalist/author Livia Manera Sambuy (Philip Roth: Unmasked),
poet/novelist Taiye Selasi, best-selling author Rebecca Walker, novelist Bruno Garel, quant genius Igor Tulchinsky, and author/Fulbright scholar
Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya (Everyday Ayurveda). Her global clients
have included author and guru Linus Torvalds (Just for Fun, HarperCollins),
novelist Sarayu Srivatsa (The Last Pretence, HarperCollins India), and many others.

Being an author herself, Rohm is one of the rare agents who has the
expertise to help her clients perfect their manuscripts. Over the years,
Rohm has served as Features Editor, Managing Editor, Contributing
Editor and Author focused on: current affairs, business, culture, travel, the arts,
literature, technology, science, world affairs, the federal government, and most
every topic worth investigating.

She's taught and lectured for MediaBistro, Yale University, onboard the QEII,
and numerous universities and organizations in the US, Europe and Asia. She
has presented her writing and book workshops in person and online since 2002,
in Europe, the U.S., and India.

Ms. Rohm's writing workshops have been held in the US, India,
France, Ireland, and Thailand, and have featured guest artists
including Pulitzer Prize finalist Suketu Mehta (Maximum City; Knopf);
Broadway producer Brian Swibel; screenwriter and film director
Pan Nalin ("Samsara," and "Valley of Flowers"); Author/filmmaker Livia
Manera Sambuy; Obie-award-winning
playwright Robert Auletta; legendary literary agent Mr. Sterling
Lord (who represented authors Jack Kerouac and Ken Kesey, among
others); playwright Fabrice Rozie(Transatlantic Liaisons);
author Sarayu Ahuja (Where the Streets Lead; Out of God's Oven;
The Last Pretense); journalist/author Victoria Clarke (A Drink
with Shane MacGowan); children’s author Sonja Chandrachud (The
Potion of Eternity; Penguin India), British screenwriter Jane
Hawksley (Je T’aime Paris) and many others. Rohm also hosts
ongoing online Book Development Classes for authors worldwide.

Go to for other client and services info.

years experience: 20
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, Science, Narrative nonfiction, Journalism, Memoir, Literary Fiction
Strangers at the Golden Door by Saket Soni, at auction, to Algonquin Books.
Wendy Goldman Rohm

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