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Full Agent Profile: Esmond Harmsworth



NAME

Esmond Harmsworth

AGENCY
Zachary Shuster Harmsworth
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
eharmsworth@zshliterary.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.zshliterary.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Middle Grade
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Religion | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Science | Memoirs | Spirituality | Current Affairs | Business | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Film & Entertainment | True Crime | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • As a literary agent, Harmsworth represents fiction and nonfiction. He is one of the leading U.S. agents for business books, and regularly places major titles on management, leadership, finance, marketing and entrepreneurship with the leading publishers.
    • He also represents books on popular culture, health, food, religion, spirituality, fitness and media
    • His nonfiction list includes serious nonfiction books on topics such as politics, psychology, culture and society
    • He is also interested in nonfiction related to international affairs
    • For fiction, Harmsworth represents literary fiction, mystery and crime, popular (mainstream) fiction and young adult and middle grade fiction
    • Many of his clients write "crossover" literary suspense and literary mystery novels
    • As far as fiction goes, he is first and foremost searching for beautifully written prose, rich, descriptive writing and good characters
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • He was born in London
    • He is in charge of the agency's foreign rights department and deals directly with publishers in London
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Quickening
    Author:   Michelle Hoover
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Other Press (June 29, 2010)
    The tale of an epic feud, marked by violence and retribution, between two families who live on neighboring farms in the flat, hard country of the upper Midwest in the early 1900's.
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    Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff
    Author:   Erin Arvedlund
    Genres:   Finance | Journalism
    Publisher:   Portfolio Hardcover; 1St Edition edition (August 11, 2009)
    Despite all the headlines about Bernard Madoff, who pleaded guilty to running a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, he is still shrouded in mystery. Why (and when) did he turn his legitimate business into a massive fraud? How did he fool so many smart investors for so long? Who among his family and employees knew the truth? Erin Arvedlund--one of the first to ask tough questions about Madoff's surprising results and unusual practices--now aims to answer why Madoff did what he did, and how he crossed over from a legitimate Wall Street brokerage and trading firm.
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    Upstarts!: How GenY Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit from Their Success
    Author:   Donna Fenn
    Genres:   Business
    Publisher:   McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (August 18, 2009)
    Inc. magazine writer Donna Fenn interviewed more than 150 young CEOs to learn what makes them tick. While upstarts are motivated by similar aspirations of past generations, their way of doing business is radically different—and it’s changing the way everyone must do business now.
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    The King's Rose
    Author:   Alisa Libby
    Genres:   Historical Fiction | Young Adult
    Publisher:   Dutton Juvenile (March 19, 2009)
    A historical novel based on the life of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII
    View book at Amazon




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