Full Agent Profile: Wendy Schmalz



NAME

Wendy Schmalz

AGENCY
Wendy Schmalz Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
wendy@schmalzagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.schmalzagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Young Adult | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Politics | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She mainly represents and sells YA and MG books
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT represent fantasy, horror, science fiction, mysteries, or thrillers
    • Not currently accepting submissions of genre fiction or children's picture books.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://www.schmalzagency.com/
    • She prefers email queries
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE (do not include sample pages and must include SASE for a response)
    • Email: query only (she only responds when interested)

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She is taking on very few clients and no new picture book writers
    EDUCATION
    • Barnard College, BA


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Flatiron: The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City That Arose with It
    Author:   Alice Alexiou
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition (June 8, 2010)
    A history of the building of the Flatiron Building
    View book at Amazon

    The False Friend
    Author:   Myla Goldberg
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Doubleday (October 5, 2010)
    Twenty-one years later, Celia returns to her hometown to tell her family and old friends what really happened that fateful day her best friend disappeared, but her new version of the disappearance is met with disbelief by family and old friends. Meanwhile, Celia's image of her childhood identity is shattered as she listens to descriptions of herself as a child
    View book at Amazon

    Girl, Stolen (Christy Ottaviano Books)
    Author:   April Henry
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); First Edition edition (September 28, 2010)
    A trip to the pharmacy turns into a nightmare for Cheyenne Wilder, a blind teenager, sick with pneumonia, she waits in the backseat of her stepmother's car when someone steals it, unintentionally kidnapping her.
    View book at Amazon

    By The Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead
    Author:   Julie Anne Peters
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Hyperion Book CH (January 5, 2010)
    National Book Award finalist Julie Anne Peters shines a light on how bullying can push young people to the very edge.
    View book at Amazon

    ROCK ON
    Author:   Denise Vega
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Little Brown
    A relatable new story about friends, family, and stepping out of an older sibling's shadow, all while preparing for the ultimate Battle of the Bands


    John Belushi Is Dead
    Author:   Kathy Charles
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   MTV; Original edition (August 24, 2010)
    The story of a teenage girl and her best friend who are obsessed with celebrity deaths
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/lScmalz
    This is her webpage on PublishersMarketplace.com
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Harold Ober Associates