Full Agent Profile: Richard Parks



NAME

Richard Parks

AGENCY
The Richard Parks Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
rp@richardparksagency.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://richardparksagency.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Crime | Commercial Fiction | Historical Fiction
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Celebrity | Biography | Medical | Parenting | Multi-Cultural | Adventure/True Story | Spirituality | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Nature/Ecology | Gay & Lesbian | Film & Entertainment | Cultural/Social Issues

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Of special interest: narrative non-fiction, biography and autobiography, history, popular culture, medicine and health, psychology, parenting, nature and the environment, outdoors/adventure, women’s issues, cultural and ethnic issues.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • This agency does not handle children’s books, poetry, plays, or screenplays
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    What We Have: A Family's Inspiring Story About Love, Loss, and Survival
    Author:   Amy Boesky
    Genres:   Memoirs | Women's Issues
    Publisher:   Gotham; First Edition edition (August 5, 2010)
    A life-affirming account of her family's coming to terms with the revelation that they carry the BRCA1 gene which predisposes women to breast and ovarian cancer; in the midst of dealing with the stress and joys of new motherhood, the author suddenly has to confront her own mother's illness and its consequences for her family and their future
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    Gutshot Straight: A Novel
    Author:   Lou Berney
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Harper Paperbacks; Reprint edition (February 1, 2011)
    Charles Shake Bouchon steps out of a California prison resolved to stay free and clear; 48 hours later he's effectively double-crossed powerful Armenian L.A. mob boss Alexandra Ilandryan, ripped off dangerous Las Vegas powerhouse Dick the Whale Moby and impulsively rescued exotic con woman Gina Clement, who may be the most dangerous of the three. Extremely rare, highly unusual religious artifacts play a key role as the 42-year-old Shake attempts to extricate himself from a situation that gets more complex and deadly by the hour.
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    The Raven's Gift: A Scientist, a Shaman, and Their Remarkable Journey Through the Siberian Wilderness
    Author:   Jon Turk
    Genres:   Adventure/True Story | Narrative
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (January 19, 2010)
    Turk narrates his journey to Siberia, the people he meets, and his introduction to the mysterious Moolynaut, who seems, like Shakespeare's Prospero, to have created a storm that washes Turk and his companion onto the shore of her village.
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    The Ballad of West Tenth Street: A Novel (P.S.)
    Author:   Marjorie Kernan
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial; 1 edition (March 24, 2009)
    A musician's widow and her children learn to live and love again with the help of a mysterious stranger who moves in next door
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    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Curtis Brown, Ltd.
    The Richard Parks Agency (old address)