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Full Agent Profile: Phyllis Wender



NAME

Phyllis Wender

AGENCY
The Gersh Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
pwender@gershny.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.gershagency.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Short Stories | Multi-Cultural
    NONFICTION GENRES

    Celebrity | Biography | Parenting | How-To | Multi-Cultural | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Cultural/Social Issues

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Represents the estate of "Harriet the Spy" series author, Louise Fitzhugh
    • In April 2007, she merged her agency, Rosenstone/Wender, with the Gersh Agency
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Carol Burnett's CARRIE AND ME: A Mother-Daughter Love Story, a humorous and moving memoir of her relationship with her daughter Carrie Hamilton, an actress and writer who died of cancer in 2002 at the age of 38, including Hamilton's struggle with and recovery from drug addiction as a teenager, their co-writing of the Broadway production Hollywood Arms, Burnett's personal diary entries and a story Hamilton was writing shortly before she died, to Trish Todd at Simon & Schuster, for publication in April 2013, by Phyllis Wender at Gersh Agency (world English).

    Non-Fiction | Celebrity | Biography
    Actor James Garner's memoir THE GARNER FILES, the story of a big American life, from growing up in Oklahoma during the Depression, to the Korean War, to Hollywood stardom working alongside Julie Andrews, Marlon Brando, and Clint Eastwood and playing characters the likes of Jim Rockford and Bret Maverick, to Jonathan Karp at Simon & Schuster, for publication on November 8, 2011, by Phyllis Wender at Gersh Agency (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Rock & Role (Cinderella Cleaners)
    Author:   Maya Gold
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Scholastic Paperbacks (June 1, 2010)
    Diana has always dreamed about being on camera . . . and now, she might get her chance! Pop star Tasha wants the video to feature the rockin' vest ... which doesn't belong to Diana! Can Diana still rock the video shoot? Or will she -- and Cinderella Cleaners -- roll into serious trouble?
    View book at Amazon

    Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking
    Author:   Nick Malgieri
    Genres:   Cookbooks
    Publisher:   Kyle Books (September 16, 2010)
    After 30 years of teaching and 9 cookbooks, Nick Malgieri is finally writing the book he's meant to write--a collection of over 30 essential techniques, and recipes derived thereof--outlining the easiest ways to learn the essentials of baking. The 20 chapters cover all the main techniques of fine baking, starting with simple pastry dough and moving through puff pastry and Danish pastry, to all sorts of breads, quick breads, cakes, and cookies.
    View book at Amazon

    River of Heaven: A Novel
    Author:   Lee Martin
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Three Rivers Press; Reprint edition (April 7, 2009)
    Pulitzer finalist Martin (The Bright Forever) returns with the tale of an elderly gay man who gets jolted from his lonely life.
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Rosenstone/Wender Agency
    Rosenstone/Wender Agency