Full Agent Profile: Marly Rusoff



NAME

Marly Rusoff

AGENCY
Marly Rusoff & Associates, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
mra_queries3@rusoffagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.rusoffagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Spirituality | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Military | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
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    SPECIAL INTERESTS
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    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: query via mra_queries3@rusoffagency.com
    • Please do not "multiple query" agents in this agency; all queries are read by the entire staff. You will receive an automated response that your query reached us. If we see a potential match we will promptly request sample pages.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Marly Rusoff has held VP positions at Houghton Mifflin, Doubleday and William Morrow. She founded The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Pat Conroy's THE DEATH OF SANTINI, about his often abusive and complicated father's final days, and Pat's coming to terms with him, a Marine fighter pilot who inspired the novel The Great Santini, remembered by many for Robert Duvall's Oscar-nominated film portrayal of him.

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Robin Oliveira's MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER, set in the mid-19th century, following the aspirations and difficulties of a brilliant, somewhat odd, yet remarkable young midwife from Albany, New York whose lofty hope of becoming a surgeon far exceeds what her family, physicians, and medical schools of her time are willing to accept, and she travels to Washington, DC to work in the Civil War hospitals, only to find the challenges formidable and the pull of home unavoidable.

    Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Adam Langer's THE THIEVES OF MANHATTAN, a comic literary thriller and caper about a fake memoir that reveals the theft of a priceless ancient manuscript from a most unusual library and the down-on-his-luck writer who becomes embroiled in what turns out to be an elaborate confidence game designed to scam the publishing world.

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Kelly O’Connor McNees ‘ THE LOST SUMMER OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT, imagines a romance that could have taken place in summer of 1855, when poverty forced the Alcott family to move to a New Hampshire village where Louisa may have fallen in love and ultimately had to chose between a man she loved and her dream of becoming a writer.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    One Foot in Eden
    Author:   Ron Rash
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Novello Festival Press; 1 edition (October 2002)
    Slice of Southern gothic fiction that centers on a murder and its devastating effect on a small Appalachian town in the 1950s
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    Shout Down the Moon
    Author:   Lisa Tucker
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Downtown Press/Pocket/Simon & Schuster; (April 6, 2004)
    Patty Taylor's new job as the lead singer in a traveling jazz band, though hardly glamorous, provides hope for a future for her and her two-year-old son, Willie; but when Willie's drug-dealing father, Rick, is released from prison and breaks his parole to track them down, she must fight being pulled back into his violent world
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    My Losing Season
    Author:   Pat Conroy
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Bantam; (August 26, 2003)
    Pat Conroy's journey back to 1967 to the Citadel in Charleston, where he gathers his old highschool baseball classmates to relive the crucial role of athlete is to young men who are struggling to find their own identity and their place in the world
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    The Canterbury Papers: A Novel of Suspense
    Author:   Judith Healey
    Genres:   Mystery | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   William Morrow; 1st edition (December 23, 2003)
    Set in medieval England and France, Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and then of England, sends her former ward, Alaïs, the sister of the king of France, to retrieve a cache of letters hidden in Canterbury Cathedral, which in the wrong hands could bring down the English king--In return, Eleanor promises to reveal a long-held and dangerous secret involving Alaïs
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    The Witch´s Trinity
    Author:   Erika Mailman
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Crown (September 25, 2007)
    The story of a witch trial during a harsh winter in a small German town in 1487, using the lives of one family and one village to explore the medieval struggle between Christianity and pagan traditions
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    My Name Is Mary Sutter
    Author:   Robin Oliveira
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Viking
    Set in the mid-19th century, following the aspirations and difficulties of a brilliant, somewhat odd, yet remarkable young midwife from Albany, New York whose lofty hope of becoming a surgeon far exceeds what her family, physicians, and medical schools of her time are willing to accept.





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