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Full Agent Profile: Simon Lipskar



NAME

Simon Lipskar

AGENCY
Writers House
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
slipskar@writershouse.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.writershouse.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Military/Espionage
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Sports | Biography | Science | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Narrative | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He is interested in highly literary authors
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Young Adult
    Screenwriting duo Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer's THE SEASON, a contemporary reimagining of Pride and Prejudice set in the socially dizzying world of Dallas debutantes, to Ken Wright and Kendra Levin at Viking Children's, by Simon Lipskar at Writers House on behalf of Temple Hill (World English).

    Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Author of the Giller Prize shortlisted The Crooked Maid, Dan Vyleta's SMOKE, SOOT & ASH, pitched as The Secret History meets Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, about an alternate history England where children are born in sin, emitting plumes of Smoke as a sign of their inherent wickedness, in which a devastating trip to a soot-and-vice-laden London leads two friends at an aristocratic boarding school on a quest to uncover the secret truth about Smoke, to Bill Thomas at Doubleday, in a major deal, in a pre-empt, by Simon Lipskar at Writers House (US).

    Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Steven Sherrill's THE LOCKTENDER'S HOUSE and VISITS FROM THE DROWNED GIRL, to Randall Klein at Diversion Books, for publication in 2014, by Simon Lipskar at Writers House.

    Fiction | Science Fiction | Young Adult
    Nineteen-year-old Karen Bao's debut DOVE ARISING, the first in a sci-fi trilogy set on the Moon, about introvert Phaet Theta, a model citizen whose mettle, faith, and beliefs are tested when she's forced to confront disturbing truths about her society and its government in order to save her family, already praised by Christopher Paolini as "clear, strong, poetic, and -- most importantly -- unique," to Ken Wright and Kendra Levin at Viking Children's, in a major deal, for publication in August 2014, by Simon Lipskar at Writers House (world English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/slipskar/
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