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Full Agent Profile: Barney Karpfinger



NAME

Barney Karpfinger

AGENCY
Karpfinger Agency
AAR MEMBER
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EMAIL

  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://karpfinger.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Politics | Science | Travel | Dating/Relationships | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Nature/Ecology | Gay & Lesbian | Military | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Quality fiction and nonfiction
    • They're looking for the best of general fiction, crime fiction, and take on authors who can typically deliver a new book every 12-18 months.
    • Mainly interested in narrative nonfiction, but will also consider nonfiction on science and history
    • This agency is taking on very few clients these days, but if they find what they're looking for, they're happy to make an exception
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • This agency writes to us to say, "It's easier to define what we don't represent than what we do."
    • Does NOT represent sci-fi/fantasy, horror, Christian, children's picture books, romance fiction
    • Does NOT represent nonfiction in the following genres: adventure/true story, business, music, food/lifestyle, health/fitness, humor, memoirs, pets, pop culture, sports, true crime, art, celebrity, film/entertainment, gardening, home/design, photography, self-help, technology, cookbooks, dating/relationships, finance, how-to, multi-cultural, parenting, religion, spirituality
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email queries or unsolicited manuscripts will NOT be considered
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE (and feel free to include a synopsis and writing sample not exceeding 10 pages)

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Clients include Leah Hager Cohen, Jodi Compton, Samuel Freedman, Amitav Ghosh, John Lescroart, Ali Sethi, Michael Shapiro, David Stone, Michael Winerip.
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