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Full Agent Profile: Cheryl Pientka



NAME

Cheryl Pientka

AGENCY
Jill Grinberg Literary Management
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
info@jillgrinbergliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.jillgrinbergliterary.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Chick Lit | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Children's | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Sports | Biography | Parenting | Memoirs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Nature/Ecology | Film & Entertainment | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She is the author of PARIS FOR DUMMIES
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Gerry Swallow a.k.a. Dr. Kremlin Soup's A WHOLE NOTHER STORY, about three atypical kids who, with their dad, a sock puppet named Steve, and a hairless fox terrier with psychic abilities, must outrun the international superspies coveting their dad's nearly complete invention, which, when finished, will allow the family to travel back in time and rescue their mother before the bad guys poison her, and ANOTHER WHOLE NOTHER STORY, to Michelle Nagler at Bloomsbury Children's, in a good deal, by Cheryl Pientka at Jill Grinberg Literary Management (NA).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Gerry Swallow's KROOL, in which an eleven year-old nightmare, accustomed to getting whatever she wants, hits her head during a tantrum and awakens to find herself in a strange world populated by all of the nursery rhyme characters we've come to know and love with some big differences -- their personal stories, full of misery and woe, don't quite match up with the ones we've all been told; could it be that Old King Krool has successfully orchestrated a white-washing of history in order to improve his image?, to Cindy Loh of Bloomsbury Children's, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2015, by Cheryl Pientka at Jill Grinberg Literary Management (World English).

    Non-Fiction | Pets | Journalism
    Lori Fusaro, Laura Coffey's MY OLD DOG: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts, a book showcasing rescued and retired senior dogs that grew out of LA photographer Fusaro's mission to photograph senior dogs in shelters in the hopes of getting these overlooked pets homes and went on to be featured on TODAY.com, NBC Nightly News and the AP, to be written by Coffey, a writer, producer and editor for TODAY.com, with photos by Fusaro, to Jason Gardner at New World Library, at auction, for publication in Fall 2015, by Cheryl Pientka at Jill Grinberg Literary Management (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/cap43
    AAR profile
    http://aaronline.org/Sys/PublicProfile/2720827/417813
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Dunow & Carlson Literary Agency
    Barbara Tolley & Associates
    The Joy Harris Literary Agency, Inc.