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Full Agent Profile: Elise Capron



NAME

Elise Capron

AGENCY
Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
elise@dijkstraagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.dijkstraagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Short Stories | Multi-Cultural | Offbeat/Quirky
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Food & Lifestyle | Pop Culture | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues

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

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She specializes in debut fiction, character-driven literary and offbeat fiction, and short story collections.
    • She is also interested in selected nonfiction if it is narrative-driven, and is currently keen to acquire trade-friendly history.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT represent mysteries, thrillers, young adult, middle grade, picture books, romance, science fiction, fantasy, business, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, self-help or screenplays
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • This is a partial list including authors representative of the type of work in which she is currently most interested.
    • FICTION: Tiphanie Yanique; Courtney Brkic; Jonathon Keats (also for non-fiction); Jane Vandenburgh (memoir and fiction); Rikki Ducornet; Maureen McHugh; D.R. MacDonald; Rachel Toor.
    • NON-FICTION: Jack Shuler; Cynthia Barnett; Leo Braudy; Meera Subramanian; Billy Smith; Kat Duff; Aaron Skirboll; Marie Schwartz.
    EDUCATION
    • BFA in Writing, Literature and Publishing from Emerson College


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Science
    Science journalist and author of BLUE REVOLUTION Cynthia Barnett's RAIN: A Four-Billion-Year-Old Love Story, a natural and human history of rain covering Earth's first deluges, the physics of rainbows, the strange history and science of cloud-seeding, rain in art and literature, the origins of the mackintosh, today's extreme weather, and more, to Rachel Klayman at Crown, by Elise Capron at Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Multi-Cultural
    Meera Subramanian's ELEMENTAL INDIA, a bittersweet tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival set against the lush backdrop of India's natural world that renders the storm of opinions around natural resources into an intimate drama, to Clive Priddle at Public Affairs, by Elise Capron at Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

    Non-Fiction | Cultural/Social Issues
    University of Rhode Island history professor Dr. Marie Jenkins Schwartz's FOUNDING MOTHERS AND SLAVES, which reveals the unexplored intimate relationships among our nation's early First Ladies and their human property, showing how together they created a unique, imperfect union of their own and helped to shape a nation, to Timothy Mennel at University of Chicago Press by Elise Capron of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency (World English).

    Non-Fiction | Cultural/Social Issues
    Author of The Alchemy of Illness and magazine writer Kat Duff's THE SECRET LIFE OF SLEEP, which explores the culture, history, and science of sleep, dipping into psychological, spiritual and indigenous perspectives; introducing us to the what, why, and how of sleep, and inviting us to think about this most basic of behaviors in a whole new way, to Emily Han at Beyond Words, by Elise Capron at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
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