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Full Agent Profile: Jennifer Weltz



NAME

Jennifer Weltz

AGENCY
Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
jweltz@jvnla.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.jvnla.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She maintains a select list of authors, and, as such, must fall in love with a book to take on a new author
    • Jennifer responds to well researched and original historicals, thrillers with a unique voice, wry dark humor, and magical realism as well as enthralling narrative non-fiction that illuminates and inspires is always welcome as well.
    • In the realm of children's books, Jennifer looks for fun, fresh, and exciting reads with unforgettable characters that have a unique voice. If she wants to hang out with your character, she's in!
    • Because of her extensive work in the international market Jennifer is always on the lookout for the kind of book that travels well and has a strong international appeal.
    • She responds to well researched and original historicals and thrillers with a unique voice.
    • She also has a soft spot for a beautiful romance, wry dark humor and some contemporary fantasy or magical realism.
    • She also loves a great Middle Grade read--here she finds the "voice" to be key.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • No rhyming books please. She will consider both simple text and author/illustrators, but please do not have someone create illustrations for your text- it is simply NOT necessary.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She has sold numerous books internationally, and her domestic list includes such beloved children's authors as Iza Trapani, Berthe Amoss, Susan Lowell, and the Roger Duvoisin estate as well as the up and coming historical fiction star, C.W. Gortner
    • This is the daughter of Jean Naggar
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Historical Fiction
    A Rose for the Crown author Anne Easter Smith's untitled fifth novel, about Jane Shore's rise and fall as the beloved mistress of England's King Edward IV, to Trish Todd at Touchstone, in a very nice deal, by Jennifer Weltz at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (US).

    Fiction | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    James McGee's series, about a hero who pursues murderers, spies, and thieves in the back streets of regency-era London, to Claiborne Hancock at Pegasus, in a four-book deal, by Jennifer Weltz of the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, on behalf of Antony Topping at Greene & Heaton (US).

    Fiction | Historical Fiction
    Judith Merkle Riley's THE ORACLE GLASS and THE MASTER OF ALL DESIRES, which combine researched history with magic and humor and feature Nostradamus, Catherine de Medici, and Louis XIV, to Shana Drehs at Sourcebooks, for re-issue, by Jennifer Weltz of Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Fantasy
    Steve Perry's THE RAMAL EXTRACTION, about a mercenary cadre headed by a former career-military man who was forced to retire after running afoul of the Galactic Union's politics, as his cadre is enlisted to help the Union set the galaxy in order after a series of unsettling revolutions in the CUTTER'S WAR series, to Ginjer Buchanan at Berkley, by Jennifer Weltz of the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (world English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Tale of Halcyon Crane: A Novel
    Author:   Wendy Webb
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Holt Paperbacks; 1 edition (March 30, 2010)
    A young woman travels alone to a remote island to uncover a past she never knew was hers in this thrilling modern ghost story
    View book at Amazon




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