Full Agent Profile: David Black



NAME

David Black

AGENCY
David Black Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
dblack@dblackagency.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.davidblackagency.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    NONFICTION GENRES

    Sports | Celebrity | Religion | Politics | Memoirs | Spirituality | Business | Pop Culture

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Represents authors of a wide range of narrative non-fiction books, including social and political works as well as popular culture, memoir, sports, and business books
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • This agency represents a number of important American literary novelists and high-profile nonfiction bestselling authors, including: Mitch Albom, Erik Larson, Ken Davis, Bruce Feiler, Dan Coyle, Jane Leavy, Randy Pausch, Steve Lopez, Jenny Sanford, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim, among others.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Five People You Meet in Heaven
    Author:   Mitch Albom
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Hyperion; (September 23, 2003)
    On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills amusement park mechanic, Eddie, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart; he awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination, it's a place where five people reveal the haunting secrets behind the eternal questions of life
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    Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
    Author:   Mitch Albom
    Genres:   Spirituality
    Publisher:   Broadway (October 8, 2002)
    This true story about the love between a spiritual mentor and his pupil has soared to the bestseller list for many reasons. For starters: it reminds us of the affection and gratitude that many of us still feel for the significant mentors of our past.
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    The Happiness of Pursuit: A Father's Courage, a Son's Love and Life's Steepest Climb
    Author:   Davis Phinney, Austin Murphy
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (May 17, 2011)
    For two decades, Davis Phinney was one of America’s most successful cyclists. But when he was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s, the body that had been his ally was now something else: a prison. With humor and grace, Phinney weaves the narrative of his battle with Parkinson’s with tales from his cycling career and from his son’s emerging career.
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    Arnie and Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Golf's Greatest Rivalry
    Author:   Ian O'Connor
    Genres:   Sports
    Publisher:   Mariner Books; Reprint edition (April 8, 2009)
    Sports columnist O'Connor documents the decades-long rivalry between Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus
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    David Black Literary Agency (old address)