Full Agent Profile: Scott Hoffman


Scott Hoffman

Folio Literary Management

Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural | Military/Espionage | Offbeat/Quirky

History | Religion | Politics | Science | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Spirituality | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Military | Humor | Journalism

  • This agent is closed to queries

    • If your project doesn’t fit one of the “established” categories, he's probably your guy—"I love projects that can’t be easily classified"
    • He's only interested in science fiction and fantasy that crosses over into literary fiction
    • He's always on the look-out for spiritual or religious-themed fiction and nonfiction
    • He likes dark, dark novels. The darker the better.
    • Political, historical, or science-based nonfiction, particularly from academics
    • Drop-dead funny nonfiction
    • He does not represent series romance, cozy mysteries, or Westerns
    • http://foliolit.com/scott-hoffman/
    • Please do not "multiple" query agents in this agency
    • He ONLY accepts email queries, and he has very limited space for new fiction clients, so if you think another agent at Folio might also be a "fit," better to query them instead
    • Email: query only with QUERY in the subject line

    • He is one of the founding partners of Folio Literary Management
    • B.A. from the College of William and Mary
    • M.B.A. in Finance from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business

    Volk's Game: A Novel
    Author:   Brent Michael Ghelfi's
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense | Military/Espionage
    Publisher:   Henry Holt and Co. (June 12, 2007)
    A brutal killer maimed in Russia's war against Chechnya, Alekei "Volk" Volkovoy leads two lives—one as a powerful gangster with a hand in virtually all underworld rackets, the other as a covert military operative; so when Volk gets the chance to steal a previously unknown Da Vinci painting, Leda and the Swan, which has been concealed beneath another painting in a St. Petersburg museum, Volk enlists the aid of Valya, a beautiful assassin, in plotting the theft.
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    A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States
    Author:   Peter Brookes
    Genres:   Current Affairs | Military
    Publisher:   Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.; New Ed edition (March 28, 2007)
    Heritage Foundation Fellow and New York Post columnist Peter Brookes's examination of terrorism, rogue states, and weapons of mass destruction in the post 9/11 world
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    Life's Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel
    Author:   Brendon Burchard
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   HarperSanFrancisco (May 8, 2007)
    At the behest of his fiancée, Mary, who is clinging to life in a hospital bed, the narrator takes a mysterious envelope from her and makes his way to an abandoned amusement park to appease her delirious pleadings, but when he steps through the rusted entrance gates, the deserted park magically comes to life and he encounters a number of caring yet confrontational park employees—a hypnotist, a fortune-teller, a lion tamer, high-wire performers—and they teach him more about his fiancée and himself than he bargained for...
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    100 Innovative Ideas for Florida's Fu
    Author:   Marco Rubio
    Genres:   Politics
    Publisher:   Regnery Publishing, Inc. (November 25, 2006)
    Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and rising Republican Marco Rubio's book, showing how every Floridian -- and citizens of other states -- can enjoy freedom, opportunity, and the pursuit of happiness, and leave for their children a better life
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    Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan: Taking the Field with Pro Athletes and Olympic Legends to Answer Sports Fans' Burning Questions
    Author:   Todd Gallagher
    Genres:   Sports | Journalism
    Publisher:   Three Rivers Press (October 2, 2007)
    Former ESPN journalist Todd Gallagher's book, chronicling the author's experiences answering the provocative sports questions
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    The Book of Samson
    Author:   David Maine
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (October 31, 2006)
    In two previous novels, Maine showcased a great gift for fleshing out the lives of biblical characters, an he returns to the Bible for this first-person account of the life of Samson--the Israelite judge remembered for his voluminous hair, Herculean strength and ill-advised relationship with Delilah
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    Author:   David Maine
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition (September 5, 2006)
    Maine tackles biblical narrative once again in his inventive second novel (after 2004's The Preservationist, which starred Noah and his large brood), a spirited retelling of the creation story, Adam and Eve's expulsion from the Garden, and the conflict between Cain and Abel.
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    The Preservationist
    Author:   David Maine
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition (June 16, 2005)
    A literary retelling of the Noah's Ark story, in which a decent man living in an indecent age is called upon by God to build an ark and fill it with animals and ride out the destruction of the rest of the world
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