Full Agent Profile: Lisa Bankoff



NAME

Lisa Bankoff

AGENCY
International Creative Management (ICM)
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
lbankoff@icmtalent.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.icmtalent.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Historical Fiction | Multi-Cultural | Offbeat/Quirky
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Religion | Food & Lifestyle | Science | Drama/Music | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Narrative | Psychology | Nature/Ecology | Cultural/Social Issues

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Specializes in quality fiction and non-fiction.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Science fiction. Poetry.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Loving Frank: A Novel
    Author:   Nancy Horan
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (April 8, 2008)
    Blending fact and fiction, a bestselling historical novel about the clandestine love affair of Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Borthwick Cheney.
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    Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
    Author:   Harriet Washington
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Doubleday, Anchor (January 8, 2008)
    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a history of medical experimentation on black Americans from colonial times to the present.
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    Population: 485
    Author:   Michael Perry
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial; 1 edition (July 31, 2007)
    When writer Perry returned to his tiny childhood town, New Auburn, Wisc., after 12 years away, he joined the village's volunteer fire and rescue department. Six years later, he'd begun to understand at last that to truly live in a place, you must give your life to that place.
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    Matrimony: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)
    Author:   Joshua Henkin
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Vintage; Reprint edition (August 26, 2008)
    A portrait of a marriage spanning twenty years beginning at the height of the Reagan era and ending in the new millennium.
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    This Time Tomorrow: A Novel
    Author:   Michael Jaime-Becerra
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Multi-Cultural
    Publisher:   Thomas Dunne Books (February 16, 2010)
    The story about working-class Mexican American culture in which a single father struggles to remain connected to the two people that he loves: his thirteen-year-old daughter and his girlfriend
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    The Doctor and the Diva
    Author:   Adrienne McDonnell
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Viking Adult (July 22, 2010)
    The tale of a young, Harvard-educated obstetrician in Boston who imperils his promising career when he becomes attracted to one of his patients, a beautiful opera singer who has struggled for years to get pregnant -- inspired by the author's ancestor and based on family letters and memories of elderly relatives who have long been haunted by the secret
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    Displaced Persons
    Author:   Ghita Schwarz
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   William Morrow; 1 edition (August 10, 2010)
    Moving from the Allied zones of postwar Germany to New York City, a novel of survival witnessed through the experiences of "displaced persons" struggling to remake their lives in the decades after World War II.
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    Empire of Illusion
    Author:   Chris Hedges
    Genres:   Current Affairs
    Publisher:   Nation Books; First Trade Paper Edition edition (October 5, 2010)
    A call to confront our economic, political, and moral collapse by refusing to take refuge in the trivia and gossip that pass for news and information, to turn away from the demagogues and charlatans who feed on discontent, and instead expose the mechanisms used to divert people from honing the linguistic and intellectual tools to cope with complexity.
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    LINKS
    http://www.webdelsol.com/Algonkian/Classes/interview-LisaBankoff.htm
    This is an interview with Lisa Bankoff on webdelsol.com
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    International Creative Management (ICM) (old address)