Full Agent Profile: Peter Matson



NAME

Peter Matson

AGENCY
Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
peter@sll.com
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  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.sll.com



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

    History | Biography | Memoirs

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
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    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    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
    • Represents a number of bestselling authors and titles
    • Merged his own prominent agency, Literistic, with Sterling Lord's agency in 1985
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary
    Author:   Simon Winchester
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Perennial; (August 1999)
    The compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary, 70 years in the making, was an intellectually heroic feat with a twist worthy of the greatest mystery fiction: one of its most valuable contributors was a criminally insane American physician, locked up in an English asylum for murder
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    Final Payments
    Author:   Mary Gordon
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Penguin Putnam-trade
    After eleven years of caring for her crippled father, Isabel Moore is set free with his death and sets out to conquer the world, but discovers that before she can grasp the present she must make her final payments to the past
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    The Shadow Man: A Daughter's Search for Her Father
    Author:   Mary Gordon
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Random House; (April 30, 1996)
    Bestselling author of "Final Payments" and "The Company of Women" seeks to learn the truth about her lost father
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    The Babes in the Wood
    Author:   Ruth Rendell
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Hutchinson; (November 1, 2002)
    Inspector Wexford's winding investigation of the disappearance of two teenaged children and their overnight babysitter
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    The Map That Changed the World : William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
    Author:   Simon Winchester
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   HarperCollins; (August 7, 2001)
    The story of William Smith, the orphaned son of an English country blacksmith, who became obsessed with creating the world's first geological map and ultimately became the father of modern geology
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    Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
    Author:   Simon Winchester
    Genres:   History | Adventure/True Story
    Publisher:   HarperCollins; (April 1, 2003)
    The frightening tale, told through the eyes of survivors, of the biggest volcanic eruption in history which literally vaporized the Indonesian island of Krakatoa, threw ships miles inshore, engulfed towns with endless rains of hot ash, and clogged the sea with vast rafts of pumice
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