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Full Agent Profile: Michelle Wolfson



NAME

Michelle Wolfson

AGENCY
Wolfson Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
query@wolfsonliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.wolfsonliterary.com/



FICTION GENRES
Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Romance | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense
NONFICTION GENRES

Dating/Relationships | Women's Issues | Narrative

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

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She likes mysteries and suspense, thrillers, women’s fiction and romance, and young adult.
    • Her taste in fantasy/paranormal varies widely
    • She is drawn to well written material with strong interesting characters.
    • She is also interested in practical or narrative non-fiction projects, particularly those of interest to women
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT represent middle grade, children’s picture books or original screenplay.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://www.wolfsonliterary.com/
    • She only accepts email queries
    • Email: query only
    • For fiction queries, please put “Query” and the title of your book in the subject of your email. For non-fiction queries, please put “Non-fiction query” and the title of your project in the subject

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • She holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from New York University


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Health & Fitness
    CHILL THE F**K OUT AND CHOOSE HEALTH NOW!, by Aimee Raupp, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese health specialist, an irreverent yet informative guide for women in their 20s and 30s, advising them that the choices they make now will help them look and feel better immediately and into their 40s, 50s and beyond, sold at auction to NAL in a very nice deal.

    Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
    AJ Menden’s debut novel, a cutting edge superhero romance called PHENOMENAL GIRL FIVE, sold to Dorchester in a two book deal.

    Non-Fiction | Business | Women's Issues
    Alexandra Levit’s next book, CHANGE YOUR JOB, CHANGE YOUR LIFE sold to Ballantine at auction in a very nice deal. The book targets 20 and 30-somethings who are looking to change jobs or careers and breaks it down according to motivation (job dissatisfaction, starting a family, etc.). Alexandra is the author of HOW’D YOU SCORE THAT GIG (Ballantine 2008) and THEY DON’T TEACH CORPORATE IN COLLEGE (Career Press, 2004) and her blog and website can be found at www.alexandralevit.com

    Non-Fiction | Business
    Alexandra Levit’s book about career possibilities, HOW’D YOU SCORE THAT GIG? Is coming out from Ballantine in April 2008. The book features 60 cool jobs selected via a nationwide online survey, divided into seven "passion profiles" (adventurer, creator, data-head, entrepreneur, investigator, networker, and nurturer) based on the broad personality types that are generally best-suited to those jobs. The book includes an assessment to help readers decide which passion profiles might be most appealing to them.

    Non-Fiction | Dating/Relationships
    Reva Seth’s book, FIRST COMES MARRIAGE: Modern Relationship Advice from the Wisdom of Arranged Marriages is coming out from Touchstone in June 2008. This provocative relationship advice book offers love lessons from arranged marriages, and shows how anyone, in any kind of relationship, can pick a great partner and ensure long-term happiness by using seven time-tested secrets to evaluate a potential mate.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    In the Shadow of Freedom: A Heroic Journey to Liberation, Manhood, and America
    Author:   Tchicaya Missamou
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Atria; Original edition (August 3, 2010)
    In an exciting contemporary immigration story, Missamou celebrates the shining perfection of America, where he has found a home as a marine leader after fleeing the Republic of Congo, where he witnessed and participated in unspeakable atrocities as a child soldier, until he escaped at 19
    View book at Amazon

    Paranormalcy
    Author:   Kiersten White
    Genres:   Fantasy | Young Adult
    Publisher:   HarperTeen (August 31, 2010)
    Evie’s always thought of herself as a normal teenager, even though she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she’s falling for a shape-shifter, and she’s the only person who can see through paranormals’ glamours. But Evie’s about to realize that she may very well be at the center of a dark faerie prophecy promising destruction to all paranormal creatures. So much for normal.
    View book at Amazon

    Sorceress, Interrupted
    Author:   AJ Menden
    Genres:   Fantasy | Young Adult
    Publisher:   Love Spell; Original edition (September 28, 2010)
    The 3rd book in the Elite Hands of Justice series
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    Interview with Ms. Wolfson
    http://motherwrite.blogspot.com/2010/03/interview-with-agent-michelle-wolfson.html
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Ralph M. Vicinanza, Ltd
    Artists and Artisans Inc.