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Full Agent Profile: Sally Wofford-Girand



NAME

Sally Wofford-Girand

AGENCY
Brick House Literary Agents
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
submit@brickhouselit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.brickhouselit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Children's | Multi-Cultural
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Women's Issues | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • This is a boutique agency specializing in literary fiction and narrative non-fiction
    • Her special interests include history, memoir, women’s issues, cultural studies
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE
    • Email: query only

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Haunted Ground: A Novel
    Author:   Erin Hart
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Scribner Book Company; (May 1, 2003)
    When farmers cutting turf in a peat bog make a grisly discovery -- the perfectly preserved severed head of a young woman with long red hair -- Irish archaeologist Cormac Maguire and American pathologist Nora Gavin team up in a case that will open old wounds
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    The J. A. P. Chronicles: A Novel
    Author:   Isabel Rose
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Doubleday Books; 1st edition (May 1, 2005)
    The story of six women who met at an elite Jewish summer camp
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    The Mask Carver's Son
    Author:   Alyson Richman
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Historical Fiction | Multi-Cultural
    Publisher:   Bloomsbury USA; 1 Us ed edition (January 15, 2000)
    Set in both Japan and Europe at the turn of the 19th century, the book introduces the reader to the world of Noh theater as seen through the eyes of Kiyoki Yamamoto, the son and only child of a renowned Noh mask carver and grandson of a Noh stage actor; surrounded by loss and death, he dreams of becoming an artist, and although he occasionally succeeds, he is never able to discover the love, contentment, and, most of all, acceptance that he truly craves
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    A Viking Voyage : In Which an Unlikely Crew of Adventurers Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World
    Author:   W. Hodding Carter
    Genres:   Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books; 1st ed edition (May 2, 2000)
    Carter, accompanied by a motley crew of friends, goes back over the voyage Leif Eriksson made from Greenland to the New World, devoting three years of his adult life, not to mention a small fortune, dodging polar bears and icebergs on an open-decked wooden ship resembling an over-sized canoe
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    Here Kitty Kitty: A Novel
    Author:   Jardine Libaire
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Little, Brown; (May 10, 2004)
    Lee is one of New York's party girls extraordinaire, and also a complete train wreck, who manages a trendy Tribeca restaurant yet Lee can't pay the rent on a railroad flat in Brooklyn's hipster ghetto; still in mourning over her mother's death two years ago, Lee floats along with the help of some eccentirc friends
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    Here If You Need Me
    Author:   Kate Braestrup
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Little, Brown
    After the unexpected death of her husband, a state trooper, Braestrup took up his dream of becoming a minister, and this book recounts her experiences serving as the chaplain on search-and-rescue missions for the Maine State Warden Service. Along the way, she will address questions large and small about God, grief and grace.


    The Inhabited World
    Author:   David Long
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin
    Evan Molloy — a son, husband, and stepfather — fatally shot himself but doesn't know why. He is now stuck in a state of purgatory in the house in Washington State where he lived and died. Currently, a woman named Maureen Keniston lives there. She is in her late thirties and is trying to restart her life after breaking off a long affair with a married man. The novel moves back and forth between the story of Evan's increasingly troubled life and Maureen's efforts to emerge from her own purgatory. In watching Maureen's struggles and ultimate triumph, Evan comes to see his own life and death in a completely new way.


    THE YUMMY MUMMY MANIFESTO
    Author:   Anna Johnson
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Random House



    DIRTY WORDS: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex
    Author:   Ellen Sussman
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Bloomsbury



    OFF THE DEEP END: The Probably Insane Idea That I Could Swim My Way Through a Midlife Crisis - And Qualify for the Olympics
    Author:   W. Hodding Carter
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Algonquin Books



    THE LAST VAN GOGH
    Author:   Alyson Richman
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Berkley Books



    MISS HARPER CAN DO IT
    Author:   JANE BERENTSON
    Genres:   Chick Lit | Offbeat/Quirky
    Publisher:   VIKING






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