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Full Agent Profile: Joseph Veltre



NAME

Joseph Veltre

AGENCY
The Gersh Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
jveltre@gershny.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/veltre/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Sports | Celebrity | Biography | Politics | Science | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Business | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance | Health & Fitness | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • His areas of focus include: commercial fiction & non-fiction, thrillers, mysteries, literary fiction, narrative & political non-fiction and business non-fiction
    • He's looking for both narrative nonfiction—memoirs, history, sports, business—and books of a more prescriptive nature.
    • He would love to represent a good diet book
    • With fiction, he moves easily between literary and commercial fiction, with tastes running to women's fiction, historical novels, and romantic suspense
    • He has a particular interest in YA that deals with the paranormal
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: query via submission form on their website

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Veltre is a talent & literary agent, and Head of the Gersh Agency's Books Department. He works with a prominent and diverse group of clients whom he represents in the film, television, digital content and publishing arenas.
    • Former Senior Editor of St. Martin's
    • Former Senior Editor at HarperCollins
    • Former Director of Development at Miramax Films and Editor at Large at Miramax Books
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Emory University


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Celebrity
    Actress and talk-show host Sara Gilbert's ECOPEDIA: A Clean Plan to Clear Your Body, Detox Your Home, and Save the Earth Without Losing Your Mind, known in her community as the "green mom of Hollywood," presenting a witty, user-friendly resource guide for those committed to living clean and green by making small changes to everyday routines that result in big differences to our health and our planet, to Pamela Cannon for Ballantine, by Joseph Veltre at Gersh Agency (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Celebrity | Business
    Former long-time CEO of AT&T tapped by President Obama in 2009 to lead General Motors out of bankruptcy, Ed Whitacre's AMERICAN TURNAROUND: Re-Inventing GM and the Way We Do Business in the USA, written with Leslie Cauley, revealing for the first time his unique management methods that turned GM around in a hurry, as well as a blueprint of how American industry can put itself back on the fast track, to Rick Wolff at Business Plus, at auction, for publication in January 2013, by Joseph Veltre of Gersh Agency (World).

    Non-Fiction | Narrative
    Julian Guthrie's THE BILLIONAIRE AND THE MECHANIC, the behind-the-scenes story of the unlikely partnership forged between software billionaire Larry Ellison and a blue-collar mechanic during their audacious bid to win the America's Cup, featuring sailing lore, technological wonder, and an inside look into the competition and camaraderie of the world's top yacht clubs, to Morgan Entrekin at Grove/Atlantic, for publication in Spring 2013, by Joseph Veltre at Gersh Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/veltre/
    This is Joe Veltre's webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.twitter.com/veltre
    Twitter
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Carlisle & Company
    Artists Literary Group
    Artists Literary Group
    The Veltre Company