Full Agent Profile: Sydelle Kramer



NAME

Sydelle Kramer

AGENCY
Susan Rabiner Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
sydellek@rabiner.net
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.rabiner.net/



FICTION GENRES
Graphic Novels
NONFICTION GENRES

Sports | Memoirs | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Gay & Lesbian | Film & Entertainment | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Her areas of interest range from the social sciences to baseball, current events to film, cultural commentary to narrative nonfiction
    • Her clients are a diverse group of academics, journalists, progressive political activists, sportswriters, and memoirists.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • This agency does not handle fiction, screenplays, children’s books, art books, cookbooks, business books, diet books, self-help
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • This agency prefers email queries
    • Email: query with propsal (nonfiction) or sample chapter (fiction)

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Willing to work with both established authors and younger writers
    • Among the books she has represented are Fun Home (Alison Bechdel); Liberty of Conscience (Martha Nussbaum); Madness: A Bipolar Life (Marya Hornbacher); The Republican War on Science (Chris Mooney); Nudge (Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein); Honky (Dalton Conley); The Great Risk Shift (Jacob Hacker); Baseball Between the Numbers (Baseball Prospectus); Asian-American Dreams (Helen Zia); Wasted (Marya Hornbacher); and Love My Rifle More Than You (Sgt. Kayla Williams).
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Ordinary Wolves
    Author:   Seth Kantner
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Milkweed Editions; (May 1, 2004)
    The story of Cutuk, a white boy raised among natives on the harsh Alaskan tundra, and his rocky journey into adulthood in an episodic, avidly detailed, and many-faceted tragicomedy of Alaskan life
    View book at Amazon

    A Woman Like That: Lesbian and Bisexual Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories
    Author:   Joan Larkin
    Genres:   Gay & Lesbian
    Publisher:   Avon Books; 1st ed edition (October 5, 1999)
    31 coming-out stories collected by editor Larkin, reflect on the breadth and depth of the contemporary lesbian experience as well as overcoming social and familial pressure
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    The Pecking Order : Which Siblings Succeed and Why
    Author:   Dalton Conley
    Genres:   Parenting | Cultural/Social Issues
    Publisher:   Pantheon Books; 1st edition (March 2, 2004)
    Conley, a sociology professor at NYU, reveals that indeed our siblings may affect how our lives turn out, but not in the ways we might think
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    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    Author:   Alison Bechdel
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin (June 5, 2007)
    This autobiography by the author of the long-running strip, Dykes to Watch Out For, deals with her childhood with a closeted gay father
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    The Republican War on Science
    Author:   Chris Mooney
    Genres:   Politics | Science
    Publisher:   Basic Books (August 30, 2005)
    Mooney uses interviews and old-fashioned document-digging to explain how, over two decades, right-wing politicians built institutions designed to discredit working scientists
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    The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement--And How You Can Fight Back
    Author:   Jacob Hacker
    Genres:   Politics
    Publisher:   Oxford University Press, USA (October 9, 2006)
    With retirement plans in growing jeopardy while health coverage erodes, more and more economic risk is shifting from government and business onto the fragile shoulders of the American family; in this book, Hacker lays bare this unsettling new economic climate, showing how it has come about, what it is doing to our families, and how we can fight back
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    Baseball Between the Numbers
    Author:   The Baseball Prospectus Team of Experts
    Genres:   Sports
    Publisher:   Perseus Books Group; New Ed edition (March 30, 2007)
    This book covers every aspect of the national pastime, examining the subtle, hidden aspects of baseball, bringing them out into the open, and showing us how our favorite teams could win more games
    View book at Amazon




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    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Frances Goldin Literary Agency
    Susan Rabiner Literary Agency (old address)