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Full Agent Profile: Elizabeth Sheinkman



NAME

Elizabeth Sheinkman

AGENCY
Curtis Brown UK
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
elizabeth@curtisbrown.co.uk
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE




    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Multi-Cultural
    NONFICTION GENRES

    Biography | Politics | How-To | Memoirs | Art | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is primarily interested in voice-driven, upmarket, literary fiction
    • She'd like to represent some smart chick-lit or work dealing with women's issues
    • She likes books that take a socially conscious stance
    • She has a strong interest in British and international writers
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does not represent anything "high-concept" like thrillers, etc.
    • Generally, this agency does not represent self-help or genre titles, such as romance or science fiction
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • She is not accepting queries at this time

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • In February 2006, she joined Curtis Brown UK as senior agent, although she still plans to serve as a UK agent for Elaine Markson Literary Agency
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Memoirs | Pop Culture
    Author of the memoir A Slippery Year, Melanie Gideon's debut novel WIFE 22, about a woman amidst a midlife crisis who agrees to anonymously participate in a survey about marital happiness only to experience a reawakening through the power of confession -- told through a story that unfolds via Facebook statuses, Google searches, questionnaires and first-person narrative, satirizing our obsession with the internet and the ease with which we can reveal things to strangers but not to those we love, to Jennifer Hershey for Ballantine, in a good deal, by Elizabeth Sheinkman at Curtis Brown UK (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Painter from Shanghai: A Novel
    Author:   Jennifer Cody Epstein
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (April 6, 2009)
    Epstein's sweeping debut novel, set in early 20th-century China, fictionalizes the life of Chinese painter Pan Yuliang.
    View book at Amazon

    The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, and Finds and the Search for Lost Treasures
    Author:   Philip Mould
    Genres:   Art | Pop Culture
    Publisher:  
    Philip Mould is a British art dealer best known in the U.S for his appearances as an art appraiser on the PBS re-broadcasts of the original BBC series Antiques Roadshow, retitled Antiques Roadshow UK. Mould’s real claim to fame, though, is as a finder of lost or misidentified art. Here he recounts, with considerable wit and charm, his adventures in the trade, and the stories behind his most noteworthy finds
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Elaine Markson Literary Agency