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Full Agent Profile: Chris Parris-Lamb



NAME

Chris Parris-Lamb

AGENCY
The Gernert Company
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
clamb@thergernertco.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.thegernertco.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction
NONFICTION GENRES

Sports | Celebrity | Pop Culture | Cultural/Social Issues

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He has Southern roots
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Things he likes include, but are not limited to, college basketball, fly-fishing, most forms of musical expression, the ancient Greeks, HBO’s The Wire, and novels that engage the reader through both their prose and their story
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of University of North Carolina


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Family Saga
    Co-editor of the literary magazine n+1 Chad Harbach's first novel THE ART OF FIELDING, about love, youth, ambition, family, and sports, set around Westish College, "a little school in the crook of the thumb of the baseball glove that is Wisconsin," it tracks a difficult passage in the lives of the college president, his wayward daughter, and a preternaturally talented shortstop and his teammates, at Michael Pietsch at Little, Brown, reportedly in a major deal, for about $650,000, at auction, by Chris Parris-Lamb of The Gernert Company.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    New York, New York: A Season with the Mets and the Yankees
    Author:   Emma Span
    Genres:   Sports
    Publisher:   Villard (March 25, 2008)
    Village Voice sportswriter Emma Span's NEW YORK, NEW YORK, following the Yankees-Mets 2007 season -- sure to be a colorful one for both teams -- and delving into the rivalry's history as well as her own identity as a Yankees fan who sometimes "cheats" by cheering for the Mets
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    The White King: A Novel
    Author:   György Dragomán
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin; 1 edition (April 21, 2008)
    A novel-in-stories about an 11 year old boy in a quasi-mythical Eastern European totalitarian state whose dissident father is sent away to a work camp
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    Mudbound
    Author:   Hillary Jordan
    Genres:   Family Saga | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Algonquin Books (March 4, 2008)
    The entwined fates of a white farming family in the Mississippi Delta and their black sharecroppers after the sons of both families return home from WWII
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    Hard Work: A Life On and Off the Court
    Author:   Roy Williams
    Genres:   Sports
    Publisher:   Algonquin Books; 1 edition (November 3, 2009)
    Williams, the men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas (1988–2003) and at the University of North Carolina (2003–present), describes his personal and professional path to a Hall of Fame coaching career and two national championships
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    LINKS
    http://www.observer.com/2009/books/who-says-there-isn%E2%80%99t-great-new-agent
    Interview with Chris Parris-Lamb in The New York Observer
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES