James Patterson has created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series. As of January 2016, he has sold over 350 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, he also writes children’s, middle-grade, and young-adult fiction and is also the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children’s bestseller lists.
Affirm Press is a Melbourne-based publisher dedicated to publishing great Australian stories, big ideas, and the most engaging local and international authors. We publish a broad range of non-fiction books that always, in some way, have positive underlying messages. We also have a small but select list of fiction, which we are keen to expand. We aim to distinguish ourselves through our editorial commitment and sales focus.
Anderson Literary Agency is a full-service boutique literary agency representing a broad range of authors of non-fiction, with a focus on thought leadership, business, psychology, history, science and religion.
Bellevue Literary Press is devoted to publishing literary fiction and nonfiction at the intersection of the arts and sciences because they believe that science and the humanities are natural companions for understanding the human experience. With each book they publish, their goal is to foster a rich, interdisciplinary dialogue that will forge new tools for thinking and engaging with the world.
Heather Jackson decided to vault over the desk to the agent side in 2016 after a highly successful career as a trade editor. In her 20+ years as an editor she acted as the creative midwife to multiple dozens of New York Times bestselling authors. She specializes in commercial non-fiction and fiction, representing top-tier authors in health and well-being, popular science and psychology, politics and current affairs, business, memoir, and self-help. She loves big ideas and groundbreaking big think books–and a great and memorable character in women’s fiction.
Hornfischer Literary Management, L.P., is a literary agency with a strong track record handling a broad range of serious and commercial nonfiction. HLM’s clients include major award-winning nonfiction writers, memoirists, historians, scientists, professionals, journalists, and assorted other literary artists with portfolio.
The Innovation Press is a new but rapidly growing publisher that is committed to titles that inspire children’s creativity and promote child-led learning. Their authors are typically well-established online with a large international social media platform. They publish both fiction and non-fiction titles.
Mansion Street Literary Management’s founder, Jean Sagendorph, is a twenty-year veteran of the publishing and licensing/merchandising industry. At United Media/United Feature Syndicate her licensing clients included Food Network, Peanuts, Dilbert, Fancy Nancy, History Channel, Elf on the Shelf and more. She worked on numerous brand and merchandise launched with Target, Kohls, Hallmark, Barnes & Noble, Urban Outfitters, and others. After the sale of United Media, Jean launched Mansion Street Literary Management, a boutique literary agency that represents dynamic writers and brands in the cookbook, children’s, young adult, humor, and art/design genres.
The nonprofit Library of America has been called “the most important book publishing project in the nation’s history” (Newsweek). LOA champions America’s rich cultural heritage by publishing beautifully designed, authoritative new editions of classic and neglected writers, newly curated collections and anthologies, and original writing about American literature and history.
With more than 25 years in the publishing industry, including her years as an editor and publisher at Random House Inc., founder Linda Loewenthal puts her experience to work on behalf of her clients. After spending 12 years as a literary agent at the David Black Agency, Linda created The Loewenthal Company to nurture and advocate for authors whose goals are to make a difference in peoples’ lives–whether their goal is to shift a perspective, offer practical advice, or ignite the imagination.
The Loewenthal Company represents fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on journalism and narrative nonfiction, health and medicine, religion and spirituality, as well as psychology and science.
Lucinda Literary is a hybrid literary and marketing agency, and has newly expanded to include a lecture bureau for authors. Representing books primarily in business, health/lifestyle, popular science, and memoir, as well as upmarket fiction, we use a multi-pronged approach—representation, lecture, marketing, and publicity—to help authors identify and reach the broadest audience of readers possible.
A new applied arts imprint focusing on art instruction, photo technique, and artisanal crafts. Like its parent company, The Monacelli Press, Monacelli Studio has the finest editorial, design, and production standards in the industry within its specialized categories. The first list launching in spring 2016 has something for everybody within this category—serious professional-level reference; real-world instruction and advice on art as a career; step-by-step painting techniques for serious amateurs and watercolor weekend warriors; and a beginner-level how-to-draw book for kids of all ages interested in a fun and easy approach to creating adorable manga characters.
The O’Shea Agency works with a broad range of clients with national and international platforms to help share new ideas with big audiences in the area of health, wellness, mind, body spirit, inspirational, lifestyle, food, science, nature, feminist issues, memoir and pop culture. Founder Coleen O’Shea is also a founding partner in the Allen O’Shea Literary Agency. She worked in executive editorial positions at major trade publishers, discovering many bestselling authors and helping to develop publishing programs. With a strong editorial and publishing background, The O’Shea Agency works actively with authors to develop, publish and promote their books and brand.
Prospect Park Books is a California native, publishing beautiful print and digital books with wit, creativity, and intelligence. A general trade publisher focusing on fiction, mysteries, cooking/food, humor, and regional/gift titles, and Prospect Park Books works with authors, designers, and artists who are outside of the New York mainstream.
Ted Weinstein Literary Management works with a wide range of journalists, academics, and other innovative, expert authors of non-fiction for adults. With deep expertise in all aspects of the publishing process and representation of select clients’ speaking engagements, TWLM helps great thinkers and writers build thriving long-term careers.
Templeton Press (part of the Templeton Foundation Inc.) was founded in 1997 as a nonprofit established by Sir John Templeton. Since its inception, the Press has published over two hundred books in the core publishing areas of The Virtues, Science & the Big Questions, Health & Spirituality, and Individual Freedom & Free Markets. The goal of Templeton Press is to be the driving force behind positive, enduring, and tangible cultural change.
Turtle Point Press is an independent publisher distinguished by books of superior literary content and elegant design. The Press has been delighting readers with new fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, memoirs, works in translation, and rediscovered classics since 1990.