Full Agent Profile: Ann Rittenberg



NAME

Ann Rittenberg

AGENCY
Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
ann@rittlit.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.rittlit.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Sports | Biography | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Women's Issues | Narrative

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She enjoys more "literary" thrillers and stories with a strong voice
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • No genre fiction, no poetry, no children's books, no how-tos
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • You must include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with your snail mail query; otherwise you won’t get one of our pretty and very nice letters back.
    • If you query us by email, you’ll only hear back if it’s a “yes.”
    • Send only the first three chapters with your letter. If we want to read your entire manuscript, we’ll ask for it, so please wait for our answer before sending it in. (If you’re querying us by email, please paste the chapters into the body of your message instead of attaching them.)
    • Please make sure your pages are double-spaced — single-spaced pages give us blinding headaches and make us grumpy!
    • We do not accept queries by fax.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She is the author of YOUR FIRST NOVEL: An Author Agent Team Share the Keys to Achieving Your Dreams
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Eckerd College


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    THE PRECIPICE by Paul Doiron to Charlie Spicer at St. Martin’s Press, for publication in 2015.

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    THE GRANITE MOTH by Erica Wright to Maia Larson at Pegasus, for publication in 2015.

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    BADLANDS by C.J. Box to Jennifer Enderlin at St. Martin’s Press, for publication in 2015.

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    SINCE WE FELL by Dennis Lehane to Dan Halpern at Ecco.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Mystic River: A Novel
    Author:   Dennis Lehane
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   William Morrow & Company; (January 30, 2001)
    Emotionally wrentching crime drama about the effects of a savage killing on a tightly knit, blue-collar Boston neighborhood
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    Shutter Island (Mass Market Paperback)
    Author:   Dennis Lehane
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   William Morrow; (April 15, 2003)
    U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane; along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped patient, a murderess named Rachel Solando, as a hurricane bears down upon them--but nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems., including Teddy Daniels
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    A Certain Slant of Light
    Author:   Laura Whitcomb
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Graphia (September 21, 2005)
    A supernatural love story about two spirits, James & Helen, who learn how to inhabit the body of a person whose spirit has died but who still lives and breathes
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    Daughter of Kura: A Novel
    Author:   Debra Austin
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Touchstone; 1 Reprint edition (July 13, 2010)
    In Kura, a prehistoric village of women, peace and stability reign under the rule of the tribal Mother. The granddaughter of the current Mother, Snap, is about to undergo her first Bonding ritual, when the women choose mates. Bapoto, a strange man with unfamiliar spiritual ideas, arrives and begins to accumulate power, shifting the society away from its matriarchal structure. Snap resists and is driven from the village. Desperate and pregnant, she must find the wisdom and courage to save her village from Bapoto's threat.
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    Never Wave Goodbye: A Novel of Suspense
    Author:   Doug Magee
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Touchstone (June 1, 2010)
    Everything seems in order when nine-year-old Sarah Trainor is picked up for her first away-from-home summer camp: a Camp Arno van arrives with an appropriately clad counselor bearing parental consent forms. But when another Camp Arno van stops minutes later at their Westchester home, Lena Trainor discovers that her daughter and three other children have been kidnapped...
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    The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on 1000 Square Feet of the Lower East Side
    Author:   Katharine Greider
    Genres:   Narrative
    Publisher:   PublicAffairs (March 22, 2011)
    After the author's lower east side apartment is condemned, her curiosity about everyone who'd ever lived there brings her back hundreds of years in time
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    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/gideonse/
    The agency's webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Julian Bach Literary Agency
    Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency (old address)
    Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency (old address)