Full Agent Profile: Mitchell S. Waters



NAME

Mitchell S. Waters

AGENCY
Curtis Brown, Ltd.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
msw@cbltd.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.curtisbrown.com



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Mystery | Christian | Commercial Fiction | Humor/Satire | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Gay & Lesbian | Graphic Novels
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Memoirs | Narrative | Health & Fitness | Gay & Lesbian | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He is currently looking for writers of literary fiction who believe in the importance of an intrinsically good story and who don't feel that humor is out of place in serious fiction.
    • He represents a wide and diverse array of literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction, including mystery, history, biography, memoir, young adult, cookbooks, self-help and popular culture.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent science fiction or romance
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • His client list includes Louis Auchincloss, Michael Lowenthal, Sheri Joseph, Paul Yoon, Michael Thomas Ford, Frederik Pohl, Maureen O'Hara, Chris Lemmon, Robert St. John, and Gary Null.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Fordham University


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction
    Sheri Joseph's WHERE YOU CAN FIND ME, in which a boy is returned to his family three years after being abducted, provoking a media frenzy that leads his mother to take him and his sister to recover in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, to Thomas Dunne Books, with Margaret Sutherland Brown editing, in a nice deal, for publication in Winter 2013, by Mitchell Waters at Curtis Brown (World English).

    Non-Fiction | Biography
    David Kaufmann's SOME ENCHANTED EVENINGS: The Hidden Life and Times of Broadway Legend Mary Martin, a biography of one of the greatest actresses of the American musical theatre who played ingenue roles like Maria Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" onstage while living a very different life offstage, to Michael Flamini at St. Martin's, in a nice deal, by Mitchell Waters for Curtis Brown (World English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences
    Author:   Sarah Schulman
    Genres:   Gay & Lesbian
    Publisher:   New Press, The (October 6, 2009)
    Prizewinning writer and professor Schulman’s book draws on her own experiences, her research, and her activism to probe the complex issue of “familial homophobia,” in which the experience of a gay or lesbian person being demeaned because of his or her sexual orientation starts at home among family members.
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    Jane Goes Batty: A Novel
    Author:   Michael Thomas Ford
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (February 1, 2011)
    Second Book in the Series: JANE BITES BACK - The humorous, sassy account of Jane Austen as a modern-day vampire and her frustration with her inability to get another novel published, and with contemporary portrayals of her life and work
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    Jane Austen Made Me Do It: Original Stories Inspired by Literature's Most Astute Observer of the Human Heart
    Author:   Laurel Ann Nattress
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (October 11, 2011)
    Austenprose.com blogger Laurel Ann Nattress, edited collection of Jane Austen-inspired short stories, including original fiction by Lauren Willig, Adriana Trigiani, Karen Joy Fowler, Laurie Viera Rigler, Elizabeth Aston, Pamela Aidan, Stephanie Barron, Syrie James, Alexandra Potter, Beth Patillo, Frank Delaney and Diane Meier, and ten other writers, with one story in the collection to be selected from a contest at Pemberley.com
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    Lake Overturn: A Novel
    Author:   Vestal McIntyre
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Short Stories
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial; 1 edition (June 29, 2010)
    Seventh-graders Enrique Cortez and his fellow geek friend and neighbor Gene Anderson speculate about why 1,700 people died around Lake Nyos in Cameroon in 1986 and whether the same thing could happen near their local Lake Overlook in Eula, Idaho. This is the taking-off point for McIntyre (You Are Not the One: Stories, 2004), as he links Enrique’s coming-of-age and struggle with his sexuality to other Eulans, revealing broken families, lingering death, betrayal, loss, and friendships and romances, both requited and unrequited.
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    Evenfall
    Author:   Liz Michalski
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Berkley Trade; Original edition (February 1, 2011)

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