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Full Agent Profile: Emily Forland



NAME

Emily Forland

AGENCY
Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
eforland@bromasite.com
AGENCY WEB SITE




FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Short Stories
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Food & Lifestyle | Science | Memoirs | Art | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Health & Fitness | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She's looking for a distinct voice, and she wants to be gobsmacked on the first page (and those that follow!) by original, compelling, well-crafted sentences. She likes character-driven stories. Humor helps, though it isn’t a requirement.
    • She also likes a psychological novel
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: query only

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Former assistant to Wendy Weil
    EDUCATION
    • She has a B.A in English from the University of Chicago, an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and an MFA in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts in New York


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Stiltsville: A Novel
    Author:   Susanna Daniel
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Harper (August 3, 2010)
    Iowa MFA and University of Wisconsin Fiction Fellow Susanna Daniel's STILTSVILLE, a portrait of the thirty-year marriage of a husband and wife, set in Miami, beginning on the day they meet in 1969 and weathering such storms as infidelity, illness, parenthood, and Hurricane Andrew
    View book at Amazon

    The Local News: A Novel
    Author:   Miriam Gershow
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Spiegel & Grau; Reprint edition (February 9, 2010)
    About a bookish teenage girl, who must confront her own conflicting emotions and the attention of her reeling community in the aftermath of the disappearance of her more popular older brother
    View book at Amazon

    The Paperbark Shoe
    Author:   Goldie Goldbloom
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Picador; First Edition edition (March 29, 2011)
    A story that begins with the arrival of two Italian prisoners-of-war on a farm in a cruelly backward Australian town during World War II, and follows the relationship between one prisoner and the farmer's wife
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Wendy Weil Agency, Inc.