2013 Publishing Consultations

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Publishing Consultation - Andy Ross - Andy Ross Agency

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Andy Ross
Andy Ross

I opened  my literary agency in January, 2008.  Prior to that, I was the owner for 30 years of the legendary  Cody's Books in Berkeley. The agency represents books in a  wide range of subjects including: narrative non-fiction, science, journalism, history, religion,  children's books, young adult,  middle grade, literary and commercial  fiction, and cooking.
 I am eager to represent projects in most genres as long as the subject or its treatment is smart, original, and will  appeal to a wide readership. In  narrative non-fiction I look for writing with a strong voice and robust narrative arc. I like history, science, journalism, and books that tell a big story about culture and society  by authors with  the authority to write about their subject. I am also seeking projects in all areas  by scholars who are at the top of their field and who are committed to writing in style and content for a general audience.
For literary, commercial, and children's fiction, I have only one requirement --  simple, but ineffable --  that the writing reveal the terrain of that vast  and unexplored country, the human heart.
I am a member of the Association of Author Representatives (AAR).
Check out my website and blog
Website: www.andyrossagency.com
Blog:   "Ask the Agent"  www.andyrossagency.wordpress.com