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Full Agent Profile: Brian DeFiore



NAME

Brian DeFiore

AGENCY
DeFiore and Company
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
Querybrian@defioreandco.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.defioreandco.com/



FICTION GENRES
Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Young Adult | Children's
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Sports | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Science | Self-Help | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Business | Pop Culture | Finance | Health & Fitness | Military | Photography | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • My tastes are eclectic, and I tend to respond favorably to projects of any sort if they demonstrate a real storytelling talent. And to me, that means a combination of strong narrative drive and mastery of voice which leads the reader seamlessly into the author's realm and won't let him leave without a fight. It's not easy to do, and not easy to describe. But when it's there, it's hard to miss.
    • That said, the areas I tend to respond more favorably to in non-fiction are memoir, popular culture, pop science, sports, self/help and inspiration, cookbooks, humor and lifestyle.
    • In fiction: not romance or western. But all other sorts of novels that meet the criteria for 'storytelling talent' for both adult and young adult readers.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent poetry, science fiction, fantasy or romance or western projects
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Pop Culture | Photography
    Brandon Stanton's HUMANS OF NEW YORK, from the web phenomenon, a book of photographs and stories from the streets of NYC that tell a larger tale of humanity, creativity and joy in an urban setting, to Yaniv Soha at St. Martin's, at auction, for publication in Fall 2013, by Brian DeFiore at DeFiore and Company

    Non-Fiction | History | Military
    BRUTE, BOYD, and AMERICAN PATRIOT author Robert Coram's GOD'S PILOT, the first biography of self-made man and legendary WW2 fighter pilot Robert Lee Scott, author of the iconic wartime memoir GOD IS MY CO-PILOT, to Tom Dunne at Thomas Dunne Books, for publication in Spring 2015, by Brian DeFiore at DeFiore and Company (NA).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Printz-honor winner Rick Yancey's new romantic YA sci-fi trilogy THE FIFTH WAVE, in which a teenage girl, the survivor of a contemporary alien invasion of Earth, is on a mission to rescue her young brother who has been kidnapped by beings that look human but may not be, and is helped by a teen boy about whom the same could be said, to Jennifer Besser at Putnam Children's, in a major deal, in a pre-empt, by Brian DeFiore at DeFiore and Company (world English).

    Fiction | Children's
    Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel's THE NIGHT OUR PARENTS WENT OUT, in which two children left behind with a sitter imagine a series of increasingly wild adventures that befall their mom and dad during their date night; to be illustrated by Cat Tuong Bui, to Sharyn Rosart at POW!, for publication in spring 2015, by Brian DeFiore at DeFiore and Company and Kirsten Hall at Catbird Productions for the artist.

    Non-Fiction | Self-Help
    The author of THE DEVIL AT MY HEELS and the hero of Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN (and the Christmas 2014 film adaption directed by Angelina Jolie), Louis Zamperini's DON'T GIVE UP, DON'T GIVE IN, inspirational life lessons written with collaborator David Rensin, to Lynn Grady at Dey Street Books with Peter Hubbard to edit, to be published in Fall 2014, by Brian DeFiore at DeFiore and Company (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Pop Culture
    Brandon Stanton's follow-up to his New York Times bestseller HUMANS OF NEW YORK, a collection of striking photographs and heartfelt, funny, and inspiring stories, to Yaniv Soha at St. Martin's, for publication in Fall 2015, by Brian DeFiore of DeFiore and Company.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    This is Brian DeFiore's webpage at PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/bdf/
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