Full Agent Profile: Ellen C. Geiger



NAME

Ellen C. Geiger

AGENCY
Frances Goldin Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
eg@goldinlit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.goldinlit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Young Adult | Multi-Cultural | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Sports | Biography | Politics | Medical | Science | Parenting | Drama/Music | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Travel | Art | Adventure/True Story | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance | Health & Fitness | Nature/Ecology | Gay & Lesbian | Film & Entertainment | Cultural/Social Issues | Technology | Journalism | Juvenile | Gift Books

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • In fiction - no horror or science fiction or romance novels
    • In nonfiction - no right wing propaganda please.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • BA Barnard College
    • MA University of California


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    State Fair (Benni Harper Mystery series)
    Author:   Earlene Fowler
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Berkley Hardcover; 1 edition (May 4, 2010)
    Set in 1997, Fowler's folksy 14th Benni Harper mystery (after 2007's Tumbling Blocks) finds the avid quilter, museum curator, and reluctant sleuth readying herself for the annual San Celina, CA where a valued African-American quilt stolen from a fair exhibit and a corpse in another exhibit stir the plot.
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    War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
    Author:   Ann Jones
    Genres:   Women's Issues | Military | Photography
    Publisher:   Metropolitan Books (September 14, 2010)
    In 2007, the International Rescue Committee, which brings relief to countries in the wake of war, wanted to understand what really happened to women in war zones. Answers came through the point and click of a digital camera. On behalf of the IRC, Ann Jones spent two years traveling through Africa, East Asia, and the Middle East, giving cameras to women who had no other means of telling the world what war had done to their lives. Dramatic and compelling, animated by the voices of brave and resourceful women, War Is Not Over When It's Over shines a powerful light on a phenomenon that has long been cast in shadow.
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    Holy Hullabaloos: A Road Trip to the Battlegrounds of the Church/State Wars
    Author:   Jay Wexler
    Genres:   Politics
    Publisher:   Beacon Press; Original edition (June 1, 2009)
    A combination of thoughtful analysis and quirky humor that illuminates an issue that rarely elicits a laugh—controversial cases concerning separation of church and state arise—and that is central to the American body politic.
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    The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan: Simple Rules for Losing Weight through Better Sleep
    Author:   Dr. Michael Breus and Debra Fulghum Bruce, Ph.D.
    Genres:   Medical | Health & Fitness
    Publisher:   Rodale
    The first book to offeri simple rules for losing weight through better sleep, by America's #1 sleep expert - Dr. Michael Breus - aka The Sleep Doctor. The book will be published in May, 2011


    In the Valley of the Shadow: On the Foundations of Religious Belief
    Author:   James L. Kugel
    Genres:   Religion
    Publisher:   Free Press
    A noted Biblical scholar has to question the foundations of his own beliefs, when confronted with a difficult cancer diagnosis. Life and faith-affirming.


    My Life with the Lincolns
    Author:   Gayle Brandeis
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Henry Holt
    Set in Illinois during the early 1060s civil rights era, a young girl imagines that her family is the reincarnation of the family of Abraham Lincoln.


    Stork Raving Mad (Meg Langslow series)
    Author:   Donna Andrews
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   St. Martin's
    The 11th in this popular and Award-winning humorous mystery series. The series started with MURDER WITH PEACOCKS. Notable titles include WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARROTS, THE REAL MACCAW, SWAN FOR THE MONEY...you get the idea.


    Goodnight Moon
    Author:   Margaret Wise Brown
    Genres:   Children's
    Publisher:   HarperCollins
    The classic children's bedtime book, beloved by parents and children for over 60 years.





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    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Curtis Brown, Ltd.