Full Agent Profile: Lisa Erbach Vance



NAME

Lisa Erbach Vance

AGENCY
The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
queryvance@aaronpriest.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://aaronpriest.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
NONFICTION GENRES

Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Narrative | Health & Fitness

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is currently most interested in thrillers, historical fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, international fiction and narrative non-fiction
    • She's on the lookout for thrillers and mysteries
    • She's also open to upmarket commercial women's fiction, historical fiction, narrative nonfiction, and memoir
    • She tends to lean toward more plot-based stories
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She's generally does NOT represent category or genre fiction—although mysteries are an exception
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://aaronpriest.com/submissions.html
    • Email: query with no attachment; put the word QUERY in subject line and send to queryvance@aaronpriest.com, you may submit the first sample chapter in the body of the email

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Lisa Erbach Vance - Agent Lisa Erbach Vance has been with the Aaron Priest Literary Agency since 1993. Her clients include Harlan Coben, G.M. Ford, Gregg Hurwitz, Gayle Lynds, Matt Beynon Rees, Bill Fitzhugh, Aaron Elkins, Sindiwe Magona and Ann Howard Creel. Her publishing career began at Random House, Inc. where she was selected as one of the first participants in their new Management Trainee program, after which she became an associate in the foreign rights department at Crown Publishers, before moving to Aaron Priest. Lisa was born and raised outside of Chicago, and she has a B.A. in English Literature from Northwestern University. She is currently most interested in thrillers, historical fiction, upmarket women's fiction, international fiction and narrative non-fiction.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Northwestern University


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Mystery
    Amanda Stevens's GRAVEYARD QUEEN, about a young woman who restores decaying cemeteries and who also has the ability to see ghosts, and her relationship with a mysterious detective who is haunted by ghosts of his own, to Denise Zaza at Mira, in a three-book deal, by Lisa Erbach Vance at the Aaron Priest Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Mystery
    Matt Beynon Rees's MOZART'S LAST ARIA, set in 18th-century Austria, where Mozart's estranged sister is determined to uncover the truth about his suspicious death, in a world of powerful secrets, powerful men, soaring music and brilliant performers, to Claire Wachtel at Harper, by Lisa Erbach Vance at the Aaron Priest Literary Agency on behalf of Deborah Harris of the Deborah Harris Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    #1 NYT bestseller and winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Awards Harlan Coben's next three novels, again to Brian Tart at Dutton, with Ben Sevier to edit and Kara Welsh at NAL to publish in paperback, by Lisa Erbach Vance at Aaron Priest Literary Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Play Dead
    Author:   Harlan Coben
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Signet; Reissue edition (September 28, 2010)
    When Laura Ayers and David Baskin secretly marry, it is a match made in heaven. She is a former model turned entrepreneur, while he is the Boston Celtics basketball sensation. But tragedy strikes on their Australian honeymoon when David never returns from a swim in treacherous waters. As Laura struggles with her grief, events unfold to make her question David's mysterious disappearance. She begins to uncover a conspiracy of past and present that slowly destroys all those involved.
    View book at Amazon

    The Fourth Assassin: An Omar Yussef Mystery (Omar Yussef Mysteries)
    Author:   Matt Beynon Rees
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Soho Crime; 1 edition (February 1, 2010)
    The relentless cycle of violence and retribution follows Palestinian detective Omar Yussef to New York City, where he must deliver a speech at the U.N. on schooling in the Palestinian refugee camps, in Rees's fourth mystery (after 2009's The Samaritan's Secret).
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/lisavance/
    This is Lisa Vance's agent page on Publishers Marketplace
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