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Full Agent Profile: Susan Ginsburg



NAME

Susan Ginsburg

AGENCY
Writers House
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
sginsburg@writershouse.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.writershouse.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Short Stories | Multi-Cultural
NONFICTION GENRES

Science | Cookbooks | Memoirs | Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Right now, I am especially looking for fiction—particularly, literary voices who have a great story to tell, filled with emotionally compelling characters—but would also love to see the commercial fiction, unique memoirs, and rich narrative non-fiction that I’ve enjoyed working with throughout the years.
    • Literary and commerical fiction with fantastical elements and magical realism are welcomed!.
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    NEW DEALS
    Fiction
    Laura Spinella's BEAUTIFUL DISASTER, in which a sheltered college girl's life is forever altered by the motorcycle-riding stranger who blows into town followed by a trail of secrets, to Berkley.

    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Nina Godiwalla's SUITS: A Woman on Wall Street, which explores an Indian woman's experiences from her unconventional childhood in Houston to Wall Street where she entered the high stakes world of investment banking at Morgan Stanley, a career that would strike a balance between her parents' expectations and her desire for assimilation, to Atlas.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Michele Jaffe's ROSEBUSH, in which a popular, privileged girl wakes up in a rosebush after one crazy night and realizes someone she knows tried to kill her, to Razorbill.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Fieldwork: A Novel
    Author:   Mischa Berlinski
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Picador (January 22, 2008)
    A fictional version of the author serves as the narrator of Berlinski's first novel, a thriller set in Thailand, and explores the problems inherent in trying to assume the perspective of another person or culture and the enduring conflict between faith and science.
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    Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day
    Author:   Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
    Genres:   How-To
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (September 15, 2009)
    Getting into college has become fiercely competitive, which makes the personal-essay part of the application process even more important–and stressful. "In Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day," Elizabeth Wissner-Gross–a top educational strategist in this area who counsels students at schools across the country–breaks down the harrowing ordeal of essay writing into manageable steps, leaving you with a fresh, polished, stand-out piece that admissions officers will love to read.
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    The Diary
    Author:   Eileen Goudge
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Vanguard Press; 1 edition (April 7, 2009)
    As their mother lies dying in a nursing home, two sisters find her diary—and a mother they never knew. Written shortly before their parents' marriage, the diary details their mother's romance with another man, and the sisters are moved to discover the depth of their mother's heartache.
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    Kitty Kitty
    Author:   Michele Jaffe
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   HarperTeen (July 1, 2008)
    This sequel to Bad Kitty (HarperCollins, 2006) finds 17-year-old Jasmine in Venice, Italy, where her father has relocated the family in an attempt to distract Jas from the amateur sleuthing she has pursued in the States.
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    Real Food Has Curves: How to eat better, live well, and weigh less
    Author:   Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
    Genres:   Cookbooks
    Publisher:   Simon Spotlight Entertainment (May 4, 2010)

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    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/SGinsburg/
    This is her webpage on PublishersMarketplace
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