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Full Agent Profile: Wendy Sherman



NAME

Wendy Sherman

AGENCY
Wendy Sherman Associates, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
submissions@wsherman.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.wsherman.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Women's Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural
NONFICTION GENRES

Sports | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Parenting | How-To | Self-Help | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She loves voice and story-driven fiction.
    • She is interested in women’s fiction that hits that sweet spot between literary and mainstream and has a passion for Southern voices, historical dramas, suspense with a well-developed protagonist, and writing that illuminates the multicultural experience.
    • She has a weakness for family secrets and mother-daughter relationships and love stories that make her cry
    • She is also interested in non-fiction with a unique twist by authors with strong media platforms. Memoir, narrative non-fiction, practical and prescriptive, self-help and mainstream psychology are also general areas of interest. Strong categories for her include parenting, relationships, lifestyle, pop-culture, and just about anything to do with food.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • They do NOT represent genre fiction such as category romance, mystery, fantasy and science fiction. They do not handle children's books or screenplays.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Former editor at Fodor's, the travel arm of Random House
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction
    DAUGHTERS OF THE WITCHING HILL author Mary Sharratt's KNOW THE WAYS, based on the true story of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179), born in an age of deep-seated misogyny and offered by her parents as a tithe to the Church at the age of eight, who triumphed to become a powerful abbess, composer, prophet, and polymath -- a Renaissance woman before the Renaissance and the greatest voice of her age, to Adrienne Brodeur at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for publication in spring 2012, by Wendy Sherman (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    In Stitches
    Author:   Anthony Youn
    Genres:   Celebrity | Memoirs
    Publisher:   Gallery (April 26, 2011)
    Blogger on celebritycosmeticsurgery.blogspot.com Dr. Anthony Youn with Alan Eisenstock's IN STITCHES, a humorous, wry and irreverent memoir about growing up as the only Korean-American in a small mid-Michigan town whose pivotal experience in his youth led him to medical school where he witnessed and experienced crazy and outrageous events, ultimately transforming him into a world renowned plastic surgeon
    View book at Amazon

    Ginger and Ganesh: Adventures in Indian Cooking, Culture, and Love
    Author:   Nani Power
    Genres:   Food & Lifestyle | Cookbooks
    Publisher:   Counterpoint (May 11, 2010)
    A narrative with recipes about the author's Craigslist ad "please teach me Indian vegetarian cooking" and the journey it launched into the traditional world of women teaching women to cook
    View book at Amazon




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