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Full Agent Profile: Jane Dystel



NAME

Jane Dystel

AGENCY
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL

  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.dystel.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Romance | Thrillers/Suspense | Military/Espionage
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Sports | Celebrity | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Medical | Science | Parenting | How-To | Self-Help | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Current Affairs | Psychology | True Crime

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Particularly interested in medical and legal subjects
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She's an avid golfer
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of New York University


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Orangutan: The Story of an Irish Drunk in the Concrete Jungle
    Author:   Colin Broderick
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Three Rivers Press (December 29, 2009)
    A memoir of the nineteen years that the author (who stidid with Billy Collins and worked in theater with Malachay McCourt) was an alcoholic working construction and trying to forge a life as a writer
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    The Spy Who Came for Christmas
    Author:   David Morrell
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense | Military/Espionage
    Publisher:   Vanguard Press (October 13, 2009)
    Morrell's holiday tale concerns a special baby, who has the power to change the world forever, and the group of people chosen to protect him against the Russian mafia. The group comes together in the face of adversity and in the process learns lessons of peace on Earth and goodwill toward men.
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    The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (even when you have every reason to be miserable)
    Author:   Scott Hamilton
    Genres:   Celebrity | Self-Help
    Publisher:   Thomas Nelson (October 13, 2009)
    Olympic Gold Medal figure skater Scott Hamilton shares his eight secrets to finding happiness in the face of a life filled with challenges, difficulties, and career-canceling odds.
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    When Evil Rules: Vengeance and Murder on Cape Cod
    Author:   Michele R. McPhee
    Genres:   True Crime
    Publisher:   St. Martin's True Crime (August 4, 2009)
    The Cape Cod beach town of Falmouth seemed like a lovely place to visit. But those who lived there year-round knew its other, darker side… Local businessman and infamous bully Melvin Reine had started setting the homes of his so-called enemies on fire. Few of his victims—or even the police—ever dared to implicate him. Because those who did would pay the price… Only one police officer, John Busby, had the guts to press him for answers. One day he found himself on the wrong end of a sawed-off shotgun…but managed to survive the attack. This is the shocking true story about what can happen to an all-American town when evil rules...
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    Silver Falls
    Author:   Anne Stuart
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Mira; 1 edition (May 1, 2009)
    Professor David Middleton has whisked traveling photographer Rachel Chapman off to sleepy Silver Falls, a small college town in the Pacific Northwest, promising stability for her and her teen daughter, Sophie. Newlywed Rachel soon starts to feel smothered by the gloomy weather and David's repressive personality, which Sophie finds creepy and disturbing. Then David's incredibly sexy brother, Caleb, comes home, and young blonde women who resemble Sophie start turning up dead. Rachel is torn between irresistible attraction to her brother-in-law and impatience when he tries to warn her about the serial killer.
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    Ciao Italia Five-Ingredient Favorites: Quick and Delicious Recipes from an Italian Kitchen
    Author:   Mary Ann Esposito
    Genres:   Cookbooks
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (September 1, 2009)
    In Mary Ann Esposito's new book, Ciao Italia Five-Ingredient Favorites, she shows home cooks how to turn just five ingredients into an easy, delicious and economical Italian dish for the family dinner table.
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    LINKS
    http://dglm.blogspot.com/
    This is the agency's blog
    http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2007/07/09/interview-with-an-agent-jane-dystel-dystel-and-goderich/
    Interview with Jane Dystel on DearAuthor.com
    http://www.authorsontheweb.com/features/0105-literary-agent/0105-literary-agent.asp
    Roundtable interview with Jane Dystel on authorsontheweb.com
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