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Full Agent Profile: Brettne Bloom



NAME

Brettne Bloom

AGENCY
Kneerim & Williams Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
submissions@kwlit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.kwlit.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Short Stories | Offbeat/Quirky
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Religion | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Science | Self-Help | Memoirs | Dating/Relationships | Spirituality | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Health & Fitness | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • In non-fiction, her interests include memoir, history, current events, biography, travel, adventure, science, popular culture, cooking and food, personal growth, and women's issues.
    • She places a strong focus on narrative history, biography, memoir, and the work of new and emerging writers
    • She also represents commercial and literary fiction.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: All queries should be sent via email to submissions@kwlit.com

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Her clients' recent books include the best-selling novel Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan; The Cradle by Patrick Somerville, a Barnes & Noble Discover pick and one of Janet Maslin's top ten books of 2009; The Kids are All Right by Diana Welch and Liz Welch, nominated for an ALA as well as for a Books for a Better Life Award; Uranium by Tom Zoellner; Engaging the Muslim World by the blogger and expert on Middle Eastern affairs Juan Cole; The Woman Who Named God by biblical scholar Charlotte Gordon; and Rattled! by Glamour.com parenting blogger Christine Coppa.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Emory University
    • She's fluent in Spanish and studied at The Center for Cross-Cultural Study in Seville, Spain


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Good Eggs
    Author:   Phoebe Potts
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Harper (May 4, 2010)
    A smart, humorous graphic memoir that chronicles the author's quest to conceive a baby -- as she also grapples with true love, faith, neurotic families, and being an artist
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    Rattled!: A Memoir
    Author:   Christine Coppa
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Broadway (April 14, 2009)
    Everything in twenty-six-year-old Christine’s life was going as planned—great friends, a promising job as a magazine assistant, New York City at her feet . . . even a cute guy. Until the fateful day she realizes she’s pregnant by said cute guy, whom she’d only been dating for a few months. The next thing you know, he bails and Christine is left to wonder, What now? Trading Manhattan for the suburbs, skinny jeans for sweatpants, and all-nighters with the girls for 3 a.m. feedings with a restless infant, Christine chooses to live a life that honors what’s important to her—and finds strength she didn’t know she had in the process.
    View book at Amazon

    Food Heroes: Culinary Artisans Fighting to Preserve Tradition
    Author:   Georgia Pellegrini
    Genres:   Cookbooks
    Publisher:   Stewart, Tabori & Chang (September 1, 2010)
    Chef Georgia Pellegrini's book profiling 16 unsung heroes of the artisanal food movement, from a renowned fig collector to an obsessed mushroom forager to one of the last makers of traditional dry-cured sausages, filled with photographs and recipes
    View book at Amazon

    Uranium: War, Energy and the Rock That Shaped the World
    Author:   Tom Zoellner
    Genres:   History | Journalism
    Publisher:   Viking Adult (March 5, 2009)
    In this fine piece of journalism, Zoellnerdoes for uranium what he did for diamonds in The Heartless Stone—he delves into the complex science, politics and history of this radioactive mineral, which presents the best and worst of mankind: the capacity for scientific progress and political genius; the capacity for nihilism, exploitation, and terror.
    View book at Amazon




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    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Kneerim & Williams at Fish & Richardson
    Kneerim & Williams at Fish & Richardson