Full Agent Profile: Douglas Stewart



NAME

Douglas Stewart

AGENCY
Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
doug@sll.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.sll.com/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Young Adult | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
    NONFICTION GENRES

    Memoirs | Dating/Relationships | Pop Culture | Narrative

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Primary interests are literary fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction concerning just about anything as long as the voice is alluring and strong
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail/fiction: query, synopsis, and first 3 chapters with SASE
    • Snail Mail/nonfiction: query, bio, proposal, sample chapter with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Dogs of Babel
    Author:   Carolyn Parkhurst
    Genres:   Mystery | Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Little, Brown; (June 13, 2003)
    Grief-ridden professor teaches his dog to talk in order to learn the secrets behind his young wife's apparent suicide
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    Lit Life: A Novel
    Author:   Kurt Wenzel
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Random House Trade Paperbacks; (July 9, 2002)
    A sardonic take on the New York publishing world, which dissects the troubled writing lives of two authors, one a talented newcomer sidetracked by fame and the other a disillusioned veteran
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    Shadow Baby
    Author:   Alison McGhee
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Picador USA; (July 6, 2001)
    Obsessed by her mysterious past, which includes both a dead father and grandfather who she never knew, 12 year-old narrator Clara meets an old solitary immigrant metalworker, who scavenges for discarded tin cans and teaches her to see beauty in the overlooked and forgotten
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    If You Lived Here: A Novel
    Author:   Dana Sachs
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   William Morrow; 1 edition (February 27, 2007)
    The story of two women who travel together to Vietnam for very different reasons -- an American woman who is adopting a baby while her marriage falls apart, and a Vietnamese-American woman who is going to back to her home country where her family believes that she has been dead for many years
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    Cloud Atlas
    Author:   David Mitchell
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Sceptre; New Ed edition (February 21, 2005)
    Mitchell's virtuosic novel presents six narratives that evoke an array of genres, from Melvillean high-seas drama to California noir and dystopian fantasy
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    The City is a Rising Tide: A Novel
    Author:   Rebecca Lee
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster (July 17, 2007)
    Early 1990s New York and 1970s Beijing intersect in the memory of Justine, who narrates her own downward spiral into an obsessive, unrequited love
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    The Last Cowgirl: A Novel
    Author:   Jana Richman
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   William Morrow (January 1, 2008)
    The story of a woman who has rejected her western upbringing, but now finds herself pulled back to the land she deserted by the death of a relative as well as a childhood love
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    Dangerous Admissions: Secrets of a Closet Sleuth
    Author:   Jane O'connor
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Avon A (July 31, 2007)
    Miranda "Rannie" Bookman—43, divorced mother of two—has been forced to take any gig she can get, and that means giving tours at the Chapel School, the ultra-exclusive, ultra-expensive, private academy that her children attend. Certainly not the most interesting of employments . . . at least until someone stumbles across the dead body of the Director of College Admissions.
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    Violet on the Runway
    Author:   Melissa Walker
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Berkley Trade (September 4, 2007)
    Violet Greenfield's life changes forever when a lady in giant Chanel shades tells her she could be IT, the next Kate Moss--but taller, and without the PR problems--and Violet, who's been tall, skinny, and P-L-A-I-N practically forever is more than happy to hop on a plane to New York to test the waters of a new modeling career and maybe even a new self
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    Miss Popularity (Candy Apple)
    Author:   Francesco Sedita
    Genres:   Middle Grade
    Publisher:   Scholastic Paperbacks (May 1, 2007)
    The story of a twelve-year-old girl, who moves from big-hair Texas to sleepy Maine and helps bring her new school from totally not to totally hot
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    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Curtis Brown, Ltd.