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Full Agent Profile: Wendy Lipkind



NAME

Wendy Lipkind

AGENCY
Wendy Lipkind Agency
AAR MEMBER
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EMAIL
wendy@wendylipkindagency.com
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  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://wendylipkindagency.com/



    FICTION GENRES

    NONFICTION GENRES

    Medical | Parenting | Art | Spirituality | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Cultural/Social Issues

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
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    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Wendy Lipkind has been a literary agent for the past thirty-three years. She has represented an eclectic sweep of non-fiction authors from Dr. Barry Sears (The Zone) which sold two million copies, and sociologist Cynthia Fuchs Epstein (Women in Law) to Dr. Ross Greene (The Explosive Child) and Qanta A. Ahmed (In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom). She has also represented Constance Hale, author of the classic (Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose). Her client, Pamela Weintraub, (Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic) recently was first place winner of the American Medical Assocation Book Award.
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    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
    Author:   Ross Greene
    Genres:   Parenting
    Publisher:   Scribner (October 20, 2009)
    Zero-tolerance policies in school that take swift and harsh action against children for misbehavior are in danger of attaching labels and stigma to children with behavior problems, according to Greene, psychiatrist and author of The Explosive Child (1998). Greene explores the causes behind the behavior of children who are considered hard to control. He maintains that such children are not acting out of defiance but because they lack the skills to adapt their behavior to school norms.
    View book at Amazon




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