Full Agent Profile: Mary Evans



NAME

Mary Evans

AGENCY
Mary Evans, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
merrylit@aol.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://maryevansinc.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Humor/Satire | Historical Fiction
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Self-Help | Narrative | Psychology

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • She wrote to us directly to say that she does not accept electronic queries
    • Snail Mail/Fiction: first 50 pages with SASE
    • Snail Mail: Nonfiction: 1-2 samples chapters, proposal & SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Current Affairs
    Expert Jeff Eisenberg's THE BED BUG SURVIVAL GUIDE, from a man whose company has exterminated everything from Lincoln Center to Bll Clinton's NYC offices, plus over 100,000 private clients, the first book with advice on how to prevent and treat infestation by these newly ubiquitous creatures (whose victims cross all economic and social lines), to Diana Baroni at Grand Central, by Mary Evans at Mary Evans and Tanya McKinnon at Victoria Sanders & Associates (world).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Offbeat/Quirky
    MOIST, DELICIOUS, SALTY and BAKED author Mark Haskell Smith's RAW, the fifth in the series, the tale of an unlikely triangle among a reality TV star of "Sex Crib" who has just published a huge best seller, his erstwhile ghostwriter and a volatile literary critic determined to discover what lies between the covers, causing all kinds of misunderstandings, mayhem, and murder to arise, resulting in an unlikely, and humorous, sexual odyssey, to Morgan Entrekin and Jamison Stoltz at Grove/Atlantic, by Mary Evans at Mary Evans (US).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Wonder Boys: A Novel
    Author:   Michael Chabon
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Random House Trade Paperbacks (April 29, 2008)
    A pot-smoking middle aged college professor, stalled on a 2611 page opus titled " Wonder Boys", must deal with his troubled student, his eccentric editor, and a seducing female fan
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    The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
    Author:   Michael Chabon
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial (July 5, 2005)
    Art Bechstein, a recent college graduate and the son of a Jewish Gangster, spends a summer working in a bookstore and struggling with issues of sexual identity
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    The Book of Splendor: A Novel
    Author:   Frances Sherwood
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company (July 2003)
    A historical novel about the most unlikely of lovers, interwoven with the mysticism of the Jewish occult
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    Vindication
    Author:   Frances Sherwood
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company (January 2004)
    The life and times of Mary Wollstonecraft, the 18th-century author of "The Vindication of the Rights of Woman" in 1792, and perhaps the first feminist
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    The Bitch Posse
    Author:   Martha O'Connor
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (May 1, 2005)
    Compelled by miserable home lives to form the Bitch Posse as teenagers, three friends, Cherry, Amy and Rennie, ricochet dangerously through their last year of high school, sharing a passionate, almost sinister bond until a terrible secret rips them apart; still damaged—and separated—by the unspeakable event, the three live equally wretched lives as adults
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    Baked: A Novel
    Author:   Mark Haskell Smith
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction | Humor/Satire
    Publisher:   Grove Press, Black Cat (August 3, 2010)
    An amateur botanist's life is turned upside down when his "heirloom" marijuana wins first place at the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, with the seeds now worth millions, the legitimate and illegitimate market forces of the world's biggest cash crop close in on him, and he is forced to befriend a Mormon Missionary and disguise himself as a bicycling proselytizer for the LDS as he dodges deadly assassins on the streets of Los Angeles
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    Everything Hurts: A Novel
    Author:   Bill Scheft
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction | Humor/Satire
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster (April 20, 2010)
    A story about a pseudonymous author of a mega-best-selling series of self-help books who needs his own self-help guru when he awakes one morning to find himself in pain which won't go away, thus beginning a sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant journey
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