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Full Agent Profile: Jennifer Lyons



NAME

Jennifer Lyons

AGENCY
Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
jenniferhlyons@earthlink.net
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Young Adult | Children's | Multi-Cultural | Gay & Lesbian | Middle Grade | Graphic Novels
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Religion | Science | Multi-Cultural | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Spirituality | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Nature/Ecology | Photography | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Travel, dance, and reading
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT represent romance
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She is a contributing editor to FICTION and THE READING ROOM. She teaches the business of writing for Sarah Lawrence College . She received a Fulbright to Vienna, Austria.
    • She is the daughter of the publisher Nick lyons who began as an editor at Crown and then founded The Lyons Press. Her brother is Tony Lyons, the founder of Skyhorse Publishers in New York.
    EDUCATION
    • Sarah Lawrence College, BA
    • Middlebury College, MA
    • Fulbright to Vienna, Austria and Junior year in Oxford, England


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Fantasy
    Kelly Meding's WARDEN'S TRANCE, the first book in a new series in which adult children of the world's slaughtered heroes suddenly regain their lost superpowers after a mysterious, ten-year absence, only to face a fearful public, a leery government, and the villain responsible for the deaths of their parents, to Jennifer Heddle at Pocket, in a two book deal, by Jonathan Lyons at Lyons Literary (World English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Lie
    Author:   Fredrica Wagman
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Zoland Books; Original edition (April 7, 2009)
    The halting narrative of Ramona Smollens, a lonely, repressed, Rita Hayworth–worshipping 17-year-old Philadelphia girl circa the 1950s who meets a young man in the park one week after the death of her father and marries him shortly after.
    View book at Amazon

    Here Comes Another Lesson: Stories
    Author:   Stephen O'Connor
    Genres:   Short Stories
    Publisher:   Free Press; Original edition (August 3, 2010)
    A collection of stories -- one of which appeared in the New Yorker in June 2009 -- whose characters cannot live according to their own ideals as they yearn for love, often against fantastical, semi-apocalyptic backdrops whose strangeness only serves to make these lives more familiar, and deeply affecting
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/Steve/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.jrwf.org/news/Jennifer_Lyons.html
    Interview with Jennifer Lyons by the James River Writers Community
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Writers House
    Lyons & Pande International LLC