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Full Agent Profile: Jesseca Salky



NAME

Jesseca Salky

AGENCY
Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
jsalky@hsgagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://hsgagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Humor/Satire | Family Saga | Young Adult | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Science | Memoirs | Travel | Current Affairs | Business | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance | Psychology | Nature/Ecology | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor | Juvenile

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Jesseca is looking for literary and commercial fiction that appeals to women and men (with a particular love of humor and family stories), and all types of non-fiction, with a particular interest in memoir and narrative non-fiction in the areas of science, pop-psychology, politics, current affairs, business, education, food and any other topic that is the vehicle for a great story. Jesseca is also moving into representation of YA and middle grade titles.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

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    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She worked for 2 years in the publicity department at Random House Publishing Group before starting at Russell & Volkening
    • She has also worked for Northwestern University Press and at Counterpoint Press.
    • Jesseca represents New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler, whose new book, The Beginner’s Goodbye, will be out from Knopf in April 2012. Other highlights from her list include the New York Times bestseller Hope’s Boy by Andrew Bridge (Hyperion, 2008); Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse by Suraya Sadeed and Damien Lewis (Voice/Hyperion, 2011); Domestic Violets, the debut novel from Matthew Norman (Harper Perennial, 2011); Song of the Ape by Andrew Halloran (St. Martin’s, 2012) and Poetry in Person: Twenty-five Years of Conversation with America’s Poets, edited by Alexander Neubauer (Knopf, 2010).
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Northwestern University


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Science | Nature/Ecology
    Andrew Halloran's SCARLET SKIES AT MORNING, a scientific account of both chimpanzee and human language and an uplifting story, hidden within their voices, of how the ability of humans and chimpanzees to adapt will always prevail, even in the most hellish of circumstances, to Daniela Rapp at St. Martin's, by Jesseca Salky at Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Finance | Juvenile
    19-year-old founder of www.helpsavemydollars.com, Scott Gamm's MORE MONEY, PLEASE, a personal finance guide for high school and college students that covers credit cards (how many do you really need?), managing debt, saving money, budgeting without compromising your college experience, career planning and all the other useful topics you never learned in school, to Nadia Kashper at Plume, in a nice deal, by Jesseca Salky at Hannigan Salky Getzler(World).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction
    Anne Tyler's THE BEGINNER'S GOODBYE, an exploration of loss and recovery in which a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances (in their house, on the roadway, in the market), Sonny Mehta at Knopf, with Judith Jones editing, and to Clara Farmer at Chatto & Windus, in a major deal, for publication in April 2012, by Jesseca Salky at Hannigan Salky Getzler (US & UK).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/RandV/
    This is her webpage on PublishersMarketplace.com
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Russell & Volkening, Inc.