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agent : gpanettieri@talcottnotch.net
Gina Panettieri
Talcott Notch Literary Services
215 Broad Street, Second Floor, MILFORD, CT 06460 US
203-876-4959
http://www.talcottnotch.net
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ginapanettieri

Talcott Notch Literary is a rapidly growing and expanding full-service literary agency, partnering 25-year veteran literary agent Gina Panettieri, former Director of Innovation and Acquisitions for Adams Media and now Senior Literary Agent and Media Strategist Paula Munier, and Associate Agent Saba Sulaiman, Associate Agent Amy Collins and Associate Agent Dennis Schleicher, with a strong editorial support staff assisting in locating and acquiring the freshest new voices in adult and adolescent fiction, and nonfiction of all descriptions. Talcott Notch Literary has placed hundreds of writers with scores of publishers.

With a long history of creating bestsellers and award-winners out of debut works as well as also working successfully with well-established professionals, Talcott Notch Literary strives to find the best in thought-provoking and groundbreaking new titles. Please consult our website for each agent's particular interests.

Latest Agency News: Kyle Lukoff's MG novel, TOO BRIGHT TO SEE, has been awarded BOTH a Stonewall Book Award and a Newbery Honor, an accomplishment we believe is a first in the history of the awards. Huge congrats to Kyle and his agent, Saba!

Andrews & Wilson's WEB Griffin Presidential Agent series title, ROGUE ASSET, debuted on the USA Today bestsellers' list! Congrats, guys and their agent, Gina!

New Releases:
HIGH YELLA, by Steve Majors. A compelling memoir exploring racial and sexual identity and the way we have come to define family, by a former NBC, MsNBC and CNBC news producer and anchor.

ROGUE ASSET, A WEB Griffin Presidential Agent series novel, by Andrews & Wilson. A must-read for Griffin fans!

THE UNSEEN PHOTOS OF STREET GANG; How We Got to Sesame Street, the official tie-in book to the Sundance Film Festival hit documentary by Trevor Crafts.

What we're seeking:

In fiction, Talcott Notch is actively seeking mysteries, thrillers and suspense, contemporary women's fiction, historical fiction with a strong female protagonist, dark fantasy and magical realism. We're also looking for middle-grade and YA novels, particularly fantasy, romance, comedy, and novels dealing with social issues such as racism, child abuse, homelessness, and poverty.

In nonfiction, we're seeking career, business, cookbooks, memoir, crafts, travel, art, humor, pop science, history and biography.


years experience: 30
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Reference, Biography, Business/investing/finance, History, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Children's books, Sports, African-American, Science, True crime, Celebrity bios, Memoirs, Relationship, Horror
TRADE REFERENCES
From Brette Sember, author of THE PARCHMENT PAPER COOKBOOK, THE ESSENTIAL SUPERVISOR'S HANDBOOK, and THE ORGANIZED KITCHEN. "I highly recommend Gina as an agent. She has represented me for several years and in that time has sold many books for me. She's more than a salesperson though - she is my trusted partner. Her goal is to help advance my career and she does so by recommending me for other work, discussing the direction of my work, talking over ideas with me, and helping me be as successful as possible."

From Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of THE CONNECTED CHILD. "In searching for an agent to guide our manuscript to publication, we contacted several professionals. From our first conversation with her, Gina Panettieri won our hearts and our trust. She has been diligent in guiding us and finding the book a respected publisher. Fiercely protective, deeply insightful and readily available, Gina has been our ally and advocate through every step of the process. When it comes to literary agents, Gina Panettieri is the real deal!

Karyn B. Purvis, Ph.D.
(Director: TCU Institute of Child Development)
The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your
adoptive family

From Kim Lutz, multi-published cookbook and health writer, author of THE WELCOMING KITCHEN. "Gina Panettieri has taken my dream and turned it into a reality in under one year. As my agent, she has secured two contracts for me and shopped two other projects for me. Thanks to Gina, I am now a published author!"

LEADING CLIENTS
Andrews & Wilson, Tier One thriller series (Thomas & Mercer), SONS OF VALOR series (Blackstone), The Shepherds Series (Tyndale)
Kyle Lukoff, TOO BRIGHT TO SEE, CALL ME MAX.
Cate Holahan, HER THREE LIVES, ONE LITTLE SECRET, THE WIDOWER'S WIFE, LIES SHE TOLD, DARK TURNS

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BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
TIER ONE, by Andrews & Wilson. Amazon #1 bestselling novel.
TOO BRIGHT TO SEE, by Kyle Lukoff, winner of the Stonewall Book Award and Newbery Honor
THE WIDOWER'S WIFE by Cate Holahan, USA Today bestseller, Kirkus Best Book of the Year
KEY PERSONNEL
Gina Panettieri, President gpanettieri at talcottnotch dot net
Paula Munier, Senior Agent pmunier at talcottnotch dot net
Saba Sulaiman, Associate Agent ssulaiman at talcottnotch dot net
Amy Collins, Associate Agent acollins at talcottnotch dot net
Dennis Schleicher, Associate Agent dschleicher at talcotnotch dot net
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Please review each agent's query instructions at the top of their agent page on the agency website. Some require queries through QueryManager and others will consider emailed queries. Query with the first ten pages of the manuscript embedded in the email, not as an attachment.