Full Agent Profile: Cameron McClure



NAME

Cameron McClure

AGENCY
Donald Maass Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
cmcclure@maassagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.maassagency.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural | Gay & Lesbian
NONFICTION GENRES

Drama/Music | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Women's Issues | Narrative | Nature/Ecology | Gay & Lesbian | True Crime | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is especially interested in literary mysteries and thrillers (mysteries and thrillers that are well-written, and/or deal with social issues, and/or bend the genre a bit), true crime, and non-fiction projects that focus on under-represented or little known groups or subcultures.
    • She is also interested in seeing urban fantasy (fantasy set on Earth), suspense, women's fiction, literary fiction with mystery or magic at its center, and projects with multi-cultural, international, environmental themes, or GBLT themes
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does not represent picture books, prescriptive non-fiction, screenplays, or poetry
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query letter, first five pages, and SASE.
    • Email: query letter and first five pages copy and pasted into the body of the email--after the query (no attachments or links).

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Actively building her client list
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Mystery
    Emily Winslow's THE WHOLE WORLD, told from multiple points of view that begins with an American student who moved to Cambridge to escape her past, but when her boyfriend disappears in a replay of the tragedy she's been trying to forget, she sets a series of crimes in motion, to Kate Miciak at Bantam Dell in a two-book deal, for publication in summer 2009.

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    David Sundstrand's sequel to SHADOW OF THE RAVEN; in which BLM ranger Francisco Flynn pursues an animal rights activist who is hunting hunters (like in Richard Connell's THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME), but since he hates hunters he begins identifying with the villain more than he should, to Ruth Cavin at Thomas Dunne Books.

    Non-Fiction | Gay & Lesbian
    Keith Stern's QUEERS IN HISTORY, a fun and sexy reference book of the hundreds of prominent people throughout history who were gay, lesbian, or bisexual. (BenBella Books)

    Fiction | Fantasy
    Carolyn Crooke's debut urban fantasy / paranormal romance THE DISILLUSIONISTS, about a hypochondriac who joins a psychological hit squad, but ends up falling for her most dangerous target, a dashing crime boss (Bantam).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Fantasy
    Robert Bennett's MR. SHIVERS, set in the Great Depression American West and in the vein of Stephen King's THE GUNSLINGER, about a man who leaves his home to hunt down the man who killed his daughter, and comes to suspect that the person he's chasing is not human (Orbit Books).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Shadow of the Raven
    Author:   David Sundstrand
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Minotaur (February 6, 2007)
    Set it against the harsh background of the vast Mojave Desert, Francisco Flynn, an officer in Land Management slowly pulls together the ominous connections between the human and animal deaths.
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    Spaceman Blues: A Love Song
    Author:   Brian Francis Slattery
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Fantasy
    Publisher:   Tor Books (August 7, 2007)
    Manuel smuggles illegal immigrants into New York City and suddenly vanishes. His lover, Wendell, searches for him and makes discoveries along the way, such as a city miles below NYC, the end of civilization, and how to turn into a superhero.
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    The Scent of Rosa's Oil
    Author:   Lina Simoni
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Kensington Books; 2007
    A love story about the power of perfume, set in Genoa, Italy during the years before the First World War


    The Actress
    Author:   Elizabeth Sims
    Genres:   Mystery | Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press
    Rita, a dead broke single mom and an aspiring actress, is hired to coach the defendant in a high-profile murder case.


    Liberation
    Author:   Brian Francis Slattery
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Fantasy
    Publisher:   Tor Books
    Like Cormac McCarthy's THE ROAD, but happier. LIBERATION is about the Slick Six, a group of professional criminals that reunite after the economic collapse of the US and the reinstitution of slavery to pull of their biggest hiest ever - steal New York City out from under The Aardvark.


    Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey
    Author:   Emmanuel Goldstein
    Genres:   Technology
    Publisher:   Wiley
    A compilation of the best articles from 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, which has been the voice of hackers worldwide since 1984. Also includes new introductory pieces from Emmanuel addressing common misconceptions of hackers, and why hackers are so important today.





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    Curtis Brown, Ltd.