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15 Agents, Editors, & Publishers at the Florida Writers Conference

April 21, 2010

This year’s line-up of agents at the Florida Writers Conference is unprecedented in its strength and depth. We will have fifteen literary agents available this year during the conference. Here’s the list:

  • Robert Brown, Literary Agent, Wylie-Merrick Literary Agency. Looking for: Cozies, contemporary and paranormal romance, romantic suspense, and new adult fiction.
  • Sharene Martin-Brown, Literary Agent, Wylie-Merrick Literary Agency. Looking for: Romance, erotica, women’s fiction, GLBT.
  • Amy Burkhardt, Literary Agent, Kimberly Cameron & Associates. Looking for, fiction: Literary and commercial fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, mysteries with a twist or unusual protagonist, and historical fiction. Looking for, non-fiction: narrative nonfiction and memoirs as well as prescriptive nonfiction written by experts in their field; likes lifestyle, humor, food, and current events topics.
  • Gwendolyn Heasley, Literary Agent, Artists & Artisans. Looking for: Young adult manuscripts of all genres, specifically manuscripts that have a sharp voice and vivid settings.
  • Mary Cole, Literary Agent, Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Looking for: Young adult fiction, middle-grade fiction, picture books (need to see authors and illustrators).
  • Mary Sue Seymour, Literary Agent, The Seymour Agency. Looking for: Romance of any kind (Secular & Christian); nonfiction about real life heroes, prescriptive books, cookbooks, and basically any type of nonfiction by credentialed authors. Christian books of any type.
  • Kirsten Neuhaus, Literary Agent, Kirsten Neuhaus Literary. Looking for: Narrative non-fiction, particularly concerning
    current events, international affairs, cultural studies, and stories with strong female voices, as well as smart, well-written fiction.
  • Rita Rosenkranz, Literary Agent, Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency. Looking for: health, history, parenting, music, how-to,
    popular science, business, biography, sports, popular reference, cooking, writing, spirituality, and general interest titles.
  • Roger Williams, Literary Agent, Publish or Perish Literary Agency. Looking for: General Fiction, Nonfiction, Childrens (no
    romance).
  • Chantelle Aimee Osman, President, A Twist of Karma Entertainment. Looking for: Screenplays
  • Lindsay Harris, Acquisitions Editor, Arcadia Publishing. Looking for: Nonfiction. Arcadia Publishing is the leading
    local history publisher in the United States and is best known for its popular Images of America series.
  • Julie Ann Howell, Publisher, The Peppertree Press, a contract publisher.
  • Emily Ohanjanians, Editor, MIRA books. Looking for: Commercial women’s fiction, literary fiction, historical fiction, romantic
    suspense, paranormal fiction, and thrillers.
  • Harley Patrick, Publisher, Hellgate Press. Looking for: Aviation, Historical, Iraq Wars, Korean War, Vietnam War, WWII, Travel Adventure
  • Lynn Price, Editorial Director, Behler Publications. Looking for: Fiction and nonfiction personal journeys with
    social relevance
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7 Comments leave one →
  1. September 26, 2010 7:57 pm

    Hi,
    I am looking to pitch my screenplay and novel, can I get in touch with Chantelle Aimee Osman, and Gwendolyn Heasley. Thanks,
    Harry Higgs.

    • Chris Hamilton permalink*
      September 26, 2010 8:50 pm

      Harry,

      Gwen isn’t going to be appearing at the Conference. But if you register, you can book some extra time with Chantelle. To register, click here. There’s an option on that page to buy an interview slot.

  2. Elisa permalink
    April 14, 2012 10:49 pm

    Hello:) My name is Elisa Rinn I am a four time cancer survivor.. I have a book I have written called 4xs a charm Cancer What!!! Would anyone be interested in working with me? hearing my story? I would love to get my book published..New at this..Not even sure hw I came on this page..I am looking to move to FL soon and I stumbled on to this.. god sent maybe.. I am not sure..my email is Elisangels@gmail.com I am also on facebook looking forward to hearing from someone god bless:)

  3. Harry Higgs permalink
    April 28, 2012 6:24 pm

    Hi,
    My book has been edited and is ready for sale, but I need to get 100 pre-sale orders before it gets published. Thereafter I get a percentage of royalties shared with the publisher but my aim is to give 50% of all my profits thereafter to a cancer charity. The book is ‘SOLAR-THE MAGICAL SPACE DOG’. $15.97 Thanks Harry Higgs

  4. Rebecca Pierre permalink
    December 24, 2012 4:51 am

    hello, my name is Rebeccca and I’m writing an inspired book. I’d like to get in touch with Lynn Price to get my book published.

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