Full Agent Profile: Helen Breitwieser



NAME

Helen Breitwieser

AGENCY
Cornerstone Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
hb@cornerstoneliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.cornerstoneliterary.com/



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

Food & Lifestyle | Multi-Cultural | Cookbooks | Travel | Women's Issues | Narrative | Health & Fitness | Film & Entertainment | Juvenile

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • This agency focuses on fiction, both literary and commercial, as well as narrative nonfiction
    • This agency is interested in narrative nonfiction and titles relating to cooking, culture, travel, and women's health
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Cornerstone Literary is a Los Angeles-based agency that focuses on fiction, both literary and commercial, as well as narrative nonfiction.
    • Best known projects:
    • THE LOST HUSBAND by Katherine Center (Ballantine/Random House)
    • A WEEK TO BE WICKED by Tessa Dare (USA Today/NYT bestseller)
    • THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE by Robert Evans
    • AT THE DUKE'S PLEASURE by Tracy Anne Warren (New York Times bestseller)
    • BUZZ KILL by Beth Fantaskey
    • WHY KINGS CONFESS: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery by C.S. Harris
    • DRAGONBREATH series by Ursula Vernon
    • THE MONSTROUS MEMOIRS OF A MIGHTY MCFEARLESS by Ahmet Zappa (sold to Jerry Bruckheimer/Disney, establishing a record for the largest film sale of an unpublished novel)
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Beth Fantaskey's NEWSGIRL, featuring a ten-year-old detective, set in Chicago during Prohibition/Al Capone days; it's up to her to use her smarts, old-fashioned shoe leather, and a little help from a famous woman journalist to solve the crime, to Margaret Raymo at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's, for publication in Spring 2016, by Helen Breitwieser at Cornerstone Literary (World).

    Fiction | Romance
    NYT and USA Today bestselling author Rachel Lee's LIGHTING THE MATCH, in the Conard County: The Next Generation miniseries, about a serial arsonist terrorizing a small town and the investigators who risk everything to solve the case, to Patience Bloom at Harlequin Romantic Suspense, in a good deal, in a 10-book deal, for publication in 2015-2016, by Helen Breitwieser at Cornerstone Literary

    Fiction | Romance
    USA Today bestselling authors Maisey Yates and Megan Crane's THE DEACONS OF BOURBON STREET, along with Jackie Ashenden and Rachael Johns, four novels about the men who return to the outlaw lives they left behind to hunt down the murderer of their surrogate father, the founder of New Orleans' most notorious motorcycle club, to Shauna Summers at Loveswept, by Helen Breitwieser at Cornerstone Literary on behalf of Yates, Ashenden and Johns, and Holly Root at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency on behalf of Crane (World).

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt's untitled novel, in which a struggling artist accepts her half-sister's unexpected invitation to stay with her in a remote village in England's Lake District for six months after their famous artist mother humiliates her in the U.S., never expecting that temporary work as a secretary in an elementary school will lead her to completely redefine who she is and what she wants, to Ellen Edwards for NAL, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2015, by Helen Breitwieser at Cornerstone Literary (World English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    This is Helen Breitwieser's webpage at PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/HelenB/
    Twitter
    http://www.twitter.com/HelenBreit
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