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Full Agent Profile: Faye Bender



NAME

Faye Bender

AGENCY
Faye Bender Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
info@fbliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.fbliterary.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Family Saga | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Biography | Science | Self-Help | Memoirs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Health & Fitness | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Her areas of interest for fiction include: literary, women's, commercial, young adult and middle grade
    • Her areas of interest for non-fiction include: popular culture, women's issues, narrative, health, memoir, biography, popular science
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • No genre fiction (western, romance, horror, fantasy, science fiction).
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://www.fbliterary.com/about/
    • Faye Bender formed her agency in 2004 and has been in the business for almost 20 years. With an emphasis on fiction, she selects the books she represents based on the narrative voice and strength of writing. Faye works with previously published as well as first-time authors, and her tastes are wide-ranging. She is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Wellesley College


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Ellen Herrick's THE SPARROWS, a novel of three sisters - including the town healer - whose lives are as tightly woven into the seaside town of Granite Point as the wild sweet peas that climb the stone walls along the harbor but when the legends of the past collide with the actions of the present, the loyalties of the town are turned upside down, to Lucia Macro at William Morrow, at auction, by Faye Bender at Faye Bender Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction
    Italo Calvino and Rona Jaffe Award-winning writer Helen Phillips's THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT, about a young wife whose new low-level job in an enigmatic organization begins to haunt her at the same time that her husband begins to disappear; and a new story collection, SOME POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS, to Sarah Bowlin at Holt, in a pre-empt, by Faye Bender at Faye Bender Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Nicole Helget's WONDER AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD, set in 1855 Kansas during the height of tension between slave owners and abolitionists, about an irrepressible girl who must protect her explorer father's priceless artifacts by embarking on an epic ocean journey with a mysterious and magical object sought by the man who took her father's life, to Andrea Spooner at Little, Brown Children's, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in Spring 2015, by Faye Bender at Faye Bender Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Family Saga
    NYT bestselling author of THE HUSBAND'S SECRET Liane Moriarty's novel about parenting and playground politics, ex-husbands and ex-wives, fractured families and what really goes on behind closed suburban doors, to Amy Einhorn at Amy Einhorn Books, for publication Summer 2014, by Faye Bender at Faye Bender Literary Agency, on behalf of Fiona Inglis at Curtis Brown

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency
    Nicholas Ellison, Inc
    Anderson Grinberg Literary Management Inc.
    Faye Bender Literary Agency (old address)