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Full Agent Profile: Alexandra Machinist



NAME

Alexandra Machinist

AGENCY
ICM Partners
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
amachinist@icmpartners.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/AMachinist/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Pop Culture | Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • I am avidly looking for new talent, particularly in the areas of commercial women's fiction, suspense, high-concept young adult fiction, and anything and everything that keeps me up all night reading.
    • She is interested in commercial fiction, literary fiction, upmarket women's fiction, historical fiction, suspense, fantasy, young adult, middle grade
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She is NOT looking for memoir, prescriptive nonfiction or chick-lit.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Alexandra Machinist is a literary agent at ICM Partners in New York City. She represents New York Times, USA Today and international best-selling authors across all genres and age categories of fiction as well as select non-fiction.
    • She joined ICM after agenting at Janklow & Nesbit Associates and the Linda Chester Literary Agency and a previous life practicing corporate law.
    EDUCATION
    • Alexandra is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia Law School.


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Pop Culture
    Based on the popular Tumblr of the same name, former DreamWorks animator Jason Porath's REJECTED PRINCESSES, the illustrated stories of real women throughout history who are too awesome, strange or even deadly for the standard princess treatment, to Carrie Thornton at Dey Street Books, in a pre-empt, by Alexandra Machinist at ICM (World English).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Offbeat/Quirky
    Antonia Hayes' RELATIVITY, about an exceptionally talented twelve-year-old boy obsessed with math and physics who unbeknownst to him had been a victim of shaken baby syndrome at the hands of his father when he was a newborn, to Karen Kosztolnyik for Gallery, in a pre-empt, by Alexandra Machinist at ICM on behalf of Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown UK (NA).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Literary manager Kemper Donovan's ENTICEMENT, a love story set in Los Angeles where two people are brought together by a very decent proposal cooked up by a very secretive benefactor in which the strangers go on one year of dates, one date a week, for half a million dollars each if they can stand each other for the whole time, to Maya Ziv at Harper, in a pre-empt, for publication in Spring 2016, by Alexandra Machinist at ICM (NA).

    Fiction | Historical Fiction
    Martha Hall Kelly's THE RABBITS OF RAVENSBRUCK, based on the true but little known story of Caroline Ferriday, an American working for the French consulate whose unrelenting fight to save fifty young Polish survivors from the concentration camp Ravensbruck changed the course of their lives and history, to Kara Cesare at Ballantine Bantam Dell, at auction, by Alexandra Machinist at ICM (World English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/amachinist
    Publishers Marketplace
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/AMachinist/
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Janklow & Nesbit Associates