Wendy Sherman Associates, Inc. was launched in 1999. With a unique perspective on the publishing process, and an invaluable blend of experience in editorial, acquisitions, sales, marketing, and negotiations, the agency offers a comprehensive strategy towards the development of material, excellent book deals, as well as a collaborative participation in the entire publishing process. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation in the publishing community and the cultivation of long-term relationships with our clients.
We specialize in discovering emerging writers and take pride in helping to position and establish their successful careers. We represent a wide range of quality fiction writers that includes Therese Anne Fowler, the New York Times Bestseller Z - A NOVEL OF ZELDA FITZGERALD and the forthcoming novel about The Vanderbilts; Brigid Pasulka, PEN/Hemingway winner for first fiction; PEN USA fellow Shanna Mahin, author of this year’s much talked about OH! YOU PRETTY THINGS; New York Times Bestselling thriller writer William Lashner. Our nonfiction triumphs include NY Times (and international ) Bestseller LUNCH IN PARIS and PICNIC IN PROVENCE by Elizabeth Bard; WOMEN, FOOD, AND DESIRE by Alexandra Jamieson, and THE RULES OF INHERITANCE and AFTER THIS by Claire Bidwell Smith. Recent deals include the much talked about ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker, which was sold to Reese Witherspoon and Warner Brothers, and in all key markets throughout the world; also, THE CHARM BRACELET and THE HOPE CHEST by Viola Shipman, also sold to key foreign markets; THE AGE FIX by well-known cosmetic surgeon and media darling Dr. Anthony Youn; SREET OF ETERNAL HAPPINESS by NPR/Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz.
Our superb reputation and experience give our clients a significant edge in the highly competitive publishing marketplace.
We appreciate a wide range of quality fiction and nonfiction and you can learn more about our individual tastes on our website www.wsherman.com.