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Full Agent Profile: Lucy Childs



NAME

Lucy Childs

AGENCY
The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
querychilds@aaronpriest.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://aaronpriest.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Romance
NONFICTION GENRES

Memoirs | Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is interested in both commercial fiction (women's and mystery), and especially literary fiction (including historical), as well as narrative non-fiction. She loves literary fiction
    • She interested in chick lit that is edgier and breaks away from the clones
    • She is interested in women's fiction, but not romance
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Lucy isn't interested in seeing horror, fantasy, sci-fi, self-help, or poetry
    • She does not currently handle nonfiction, but she is willing to look at things like memoir
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://aaronpriest.com/submissions.html
    • Please email a one page query letter to: querychilds@aaronpriest.com, no attachments please, though you may paste the first chapter into the body of the e-mail.
    • She will respond within three weeks, but only if interested.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Her clients include Frances Sherwood, Elizabeth Diamond, and Peter Charles Melman.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Promise (De Warenne Dynasty)
    Author:   Brenda Joyce
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   HQN Books; Original edition (September 28, 2010)
    The whispers of "abandoned bride" follow Elysse de Warennethe ruthlessly. Elysse will never reveal the truth: that she hasn't seen her husband in six years—and that they didn't even consummate their marriage! But when sailing adventurer, Alexi, unexpectedly returns to England, Elysse will do whatever it takes to win his heart and claim her place at his side….
    View book at Amazon

    Landsman: A Novel
    Author:   Peter Melman
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Counterpoint; First Trade Paper Edition edition (April 28, 2008)
    Peter Charles Melman's debut novel, Landsman, is a boisterous, sometimes brutal, and full-hearted tale of a Jewish hoodlum turned Confederate soldier in the Civil War.
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-rivera/lit-agent-lucy-childs-thi_b_665297.html
    Interview with Ms. Child's on Huffington Post
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