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Full Agent Profile: Paul Cirone



NAME

Paul Cirone

AGENCY
The Friedrich Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
pcirone@friedrichagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.friedrichagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction
NONFICTION GENRES

Memoirs | Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He is mainly focused on non-fiction these days
    • He has a soft spot for books about America's heartland
    • In terms of non-fiction, he's looking for stories that are relevant to what's going on in the world
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Paul Cirone first worked as an intern at this agency, then as Molly Friedrich's assistant and apprentice before becoming an agent for the past five years
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of New York University with a BA in English and Education.


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Peace Like a River
    Author:   Leif Enger
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Grove/Atlantic; 1st ed edition (September 2, 2001)
    Through the voice of eleven-year-old Reuben, an asthmatic boy obsessed with cowboy stories, this novel tells of the Land family's cross-country search for Reuben's outlaw older brother, who has been controversially charged with murder
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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W
    Author:   Gabriel Brownstein
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Short Stories
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company; (September 30, 2002)
    The disparate lives of the residents of Manhattan's West 89th Street; five stories are set in one apartment building, where young Davie Birnbaum watches his neighbors' lives unfold
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    City of Tranquil Light: A Novel
    Author:   Bo Caldwell
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Henry Holt and Co. (September 28, 2010)
    It traces the story of two young, hopeful Midwestern missionaries--shy, bright Oklahoma farmer Will Kiehn and brave Cleveland deaconess Katherine Friesen--as they journey to the brink of China's civil war in the isolated town of Kuang P'ing Ch'eng: the "City of Tranquil Light."
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    Just Don't Fall: A Hilariously True Story of Childhood, Cancer, Amputation, Romantic Yearning, Truth, and Olympic Greatness
    Author:   Josh Sundquist
    Genres:  
    Publisher:  
    When he was just nine years old, Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a virulent cancer strain that eventually claimed his left leg. Told in a wide-eyed, often heartbreaking voice, this memoir is the astounding story of the boy Josh, and of the young man he became--an utterly heroic struggle through numerous hospitalizations to become an award-winning skier in the Paralympics and renowned motivational speaker.
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    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency
    The Friedrich Agency (old address)