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Full Agent Profile: Miriam Altshuler



NAME

Miriam Altshuler

AGENCY
Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
miriam@maliterary.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE




    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Children's | Multi-Cultural
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Medical | Memoirs | Travel | Women's Issues | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Nature/Ecology | Military | Photography | Cultural/Social Issues

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Especially interested in serious literary/commercial fiction and nonfiction
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, thrillers, poetry, screenplays, self-help, or how-to
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query & synopsis with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Letters in the Attic
    Author:   Bonnie Shimko
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Academy Chicago Publishers (September 1, 2002)
    In the early 1960s, Lizzy McMann moves from Arizona to upstate New York with her unstable mother and strikes up a friendship with Eva, an eighth grader, and must confront her one-sided attraction to Eva along with her feelings of shame, confusion and jealousy
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    Rainbow Road
    Author:   Alex Sanchez
    Genres:   Young Adult | Gay & Lesbian
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (October 4, 2005)
    The third and final novel about gay teen friends Jason, Kyle, and Nelson finds the boys on a road trip, driving across country from their D.C. homes to Los Angeles, where Jason has been invited to speak at the opening of an alternative high school
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    Feed Me!: Writers Dish About Food, Eating, Weight, and Body Image
    Author:   Harriet Brown
    Genres:   Women's Issues | Health & Fitness
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (January 27, 2009)
    This collection of essays by women addresses food, fat, and body image, issues challenging so many women in today’s media-dominated, appearance-obsessed society, forever judging those whose bodies aren’t perfect and fall short of some ever-shifting ideal.
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    Lost: A Novel
    Author:   Alice Lichtenstein
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Scribner (March 9, 2010)
    The story of three disparate lives that intersect one weekend when a woman's husband, suffering from dementia, wanders off on a frigid morning and is found dead by a mute boy, exploring the forces of loss, sorrow, and love
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    My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet's Life in the Palestinian Century
    Author:   Adina Hoffman
    Genres:   Biography
    Publisher:   Yale University Press (April 2, 2009)
    Israeli Arab poet Taha Muhamad Ali is subject of this luminous biography, an iconic voice of the Palestinian consciousness
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    The Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food
    Author:   Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
    Genres:   Health & Fitness | Nature/Ecology
    Publisher:   W.W. Norton & Co.; 1 edition (March 16, 2009)
    Masson’s newest volume marshals the historic arguments against eating meat and adds to them contemporary concerns about the environment.
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