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Full Agent Profile: Randi Murray



NAME

Randi Murray

AGENCY
She has retired from agenting
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL

  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE




    FICTION GENRES

    NONFICTION GENRES

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

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She loves working with debut writers, and is specifically interested in literary fiction, commercial women's fiction, cozy mysteries, historical fiction, chick lit and narrative nonfiction (memoir, humor, popular science, business, history and biography).
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • They do not represent children's books, horror, poetry, westerns, romance, academic books, science fiction, techno-thrillers
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She represents fiction and nonfiction writers, including Joyce Maynard, public radio's Ira Glass and comedian David Brenner
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of University of Pennsylvania


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Would Somebody Please Send Me To My Room! A Hilarious Look at Family Life
    Author:   Bob Schwartz
    Genres:   Humor
    Publisher:   Glenbridge Publishing, Ltd. (June 8, 2005)
    A humorous account about the day-to-day lessons of parenting
    View book at Amazon

    Think There's A Terrorist In My Soup: How to Survive Personal and World Problems with Laughter - Seriously
    Author:   David Brenner
    Genres:   Humor
    Publisher:   Andrews McMeel Publishing (September 1, 2003)
    Veteran comedian Brenner offers a very funny look at the world, grounded in a heavy dose of his common-sense personal philosophy
    View book at Amazon

    The New Kings of Nonfiction
    Author:   Ira Glass
    Genres:   Narrative
    Publisher:   Riverhead Trade (October 2, 2007)
    This American Life producer and host Ira Glass's book, which will include his favorite pieces of narrative non-fiction; those that he believes constitute the best of this genre that no one has a name for, including pieces by the likes of Michael Lewis, Malcolm Gladwell, James McManus, Jack Hitt and others
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    Consequences of Sin
    Author:   Clare Langley-Hawthorne
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Viking Adult (March 15, 2007)
    The first in a new Edwardian series, this novel introduces an aspiring journalist and an Oxford-educated heiress, Ursula Marlow, who has a lot to learn about good detective work, especially when one of her friends is accused of murdering another woman
    View book at Amazon

    I Know You're Out There: Private Longings, Public Humiliations, and Other Tales from the Personals
    Author:   Michael Beaumier
    Genres:   Narrative
    Publisher:   Three Rivers Press (August 29, 2006)
    This American Life contributor Michael Beaumier's book, about what it's like to work in the personals department of an alternative weekly newspaper, complete with quirky advertisers, neurotic employees and a sharply observant and reflective editor searching for love
    View book at Amazon

    Dot Dead: A Silicon Valley Mystery (Silicon Valley Mysteries)
    Author:   Keith Raffel
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Midnight Ink (July 1, 2006)
    A debut Silicon Valley mystery, about a high tech executive who comes home in the middle of the day to find his cleaning lady (a gorgeous Stanford coed that he had never met face-to-face) dead in his bed
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Randi Murray Literary Agency
    DeFiore and Company