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Full Agent Profile: Adriann Ranta



NAME

Adriann Ranta

AGENCY
Wolf Literary Services
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
queries@wolflit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://wolflit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Mystery | Young Adult | Children's | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Memoirs | Travel | Pop Culture | Narrative | Juvenile

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Adriann is actively acquiring all genres for all age groups with a penchant for edgy, dark, quirky voices, unique settings, and everyman stories told with a new spin.
    • She loves gritty, realistic, true-to-life stories with conflicts based in the real world; women’s fiction and nonfiction; accessible, pop nonfiction in science, history, and craft; and smart, fresh, genre-bending works for children.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She is not currently interested in academic non-fiction, self-help, spiritualism, religion, or sci-fi.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://wolflit.com/submissions/
    • All queries should be sent to queries@wolflit.com. We ask for a query letter and the first 50 pages. Due to the volume of queries we receive, we are only able to respond to submissions in which we have interest.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://wolflit.com/about/
    • Adriann Ranta is senior agent and vice president at Wolf Literary Services. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Arizona, Adriann’s first introduction to publishing was at The Editorial Department, a freelance editorial firm based in Tucson, AZ. After making the move to New York, Adriann spent two years at Anderson Literary Management before moving to Wolf Literary in 2009.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of the University of Arizona


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Horror | Young Adult
    Kendare Blake's ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD, the first of a horror series featuring a teenage ghost-hunter up against the most frightening ghost he's ever encountered, a bewitched girl who he has more in common with than the living, to Melissa Frain at Tor, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2011, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (World).

    Fiction | Fantasy | Young Adult
    Anna Dressed in Blood author Kendare Blake's THREE DARK CROWNS, a fantasy about triplet sisters separated at birth, where one of the sisters will grow up to be queen of their remote, magical island, but in order to ascend to the throne she must hone her magic for a dark purpose: assassinating her other two sisters before they kill her first, moving to Alexandra Cooper at Harper Teen, in a significant deal, in a two-book deal, at auction, for publication in Fall 2016, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (NA).

    Fiction | Fantasy | Young Adult
    Kali Wallace's SHALLOW GRAVES, about a murdered girl who finds herself resurrected and must reconcile her old, happy memories with the magical underworld of creatures to which she now belongs, a story which pulls from international folklore of monsters terrorizing children, avenging murderers, and consuming the dead, to Anica Rissi at Katherine Tegen Books, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (World).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Ronald Smith's HOODOO, a Southern Gothic set in rural 1930s Alabama, about a boy from a long line of folk magic conjurers who must unravel a web of family secrets and overcome his inability to cast a simple spell in order to defeat a stranger who wants to use the darker powers of hoodoo for evil, to Lynne Polvino at Clarion, in a good deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (World).

    Non-Fiction | Film & Entertainment
    NYT bestselling author of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S STAR WARS Ian Doescher's THE EMPIRE STRIKETH BACK and THE JEDI DOTH RETURN, completing the original Star Wars trilogy in iambic pentameter, again to Jason Rekulak at Quirk Books, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (World).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Author of NOT A DROP TO DRINK Mindy McGinnis's next two untitled books, again to Sarah Shumway at Katherine Tegen Books, in a good deal, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (NA).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Author/illustrator Cyndi Marko's KUNG POW CHICKEN, a fully-illustrated early chapter book series featuring the ultimate chicken superhero, who's making a stand against injustice in the city of Fowladelphia, to Katie Carella at Scholastic, in an exclusive submission, in a four-book deal, by Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/AdriannRanta
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/ARanta/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    AAR profile
    http://aaronline.org/Sys/PublicProfile/9503294/417813
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Anderson Literary Management