Full Agent Profile: Uwe Stender



NAME

Uwe Stender

AGENCY
TriadaUS Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
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EMAIL
uwe@triadaus.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.triadaus.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Chick Lit | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's | Multi-Cultural | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Sports | Celebrity | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Science | Parenting | How-To | Drama/Music | Multi-Cultural | Self-Help | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Dating/Relationships | Current Affairs | Business | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Gardening | Nature/Ecology | Pets | Military | Film & Entertainment | True Crime | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor | Journalism | Juvenile | Gift Books

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
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    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • We are aggressively looking for all sorts of of the genres in Fiction and Non Fiction as listed above.
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    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Young Adult
    Jessica Bayliss's TEN AFTER CLOSING, chronicling the events before and after a hold-up at Cafe Flores, during which two teens from very different backgrounds are held hostage and explore a relationship that might have been, all while scheming to stay alive, to Alison Weiss at Sky Pony Press, for publication in Spring 2018, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency

    Non-Fiction | Celebrity | Pop Culture
    Director and Producer Rocky Lang and film historian Barbara Hall's LETTERS FROM HOLLYWOOD, chronicling the history of Hollywood from the Golden Age through the pre-email era of the 1980s via letters from the most notable and talented industry names, to David Cashion at Abrams, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Lauren Smulski at Harlequin Teen has acquired Coral And Pearl by Mara Rutherford. This YA debut fantasy follows a young woman from a village in the sea who must impersonate her twin on land to save everyone she loves from a tyrannical prince. Publication is planned for Fall 2019; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency represented the author for World English Rights.

    Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    Annette Rogers at Poisoned Pen Press has acquired Beyond The Grave by Judy Clemens. In this fifth installment of the Grim Reaper Mysteries, the Grim Reaper accompanies hapkido blackbelt Casey Maldonado to the Pacific Northwest, where they investigate a decades-old Halloween murder, fight off drunken rednecks, and re-discover the meaning of Home. Publication is planned for Summer 2018. Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency represented the author for World English Rights.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    T.S. Ferguson at Harlequin Teen has acquired TIFFANY SLY LIVES HERE NOW author (and star of Heroes and Glee) Dana L. Davis’s THE VOICE IN MY HEAD. When Indigo Phillips hears a voice in her head telling her she can save her terminally-ill twin sister’s life, she delays her medically-assisted suicide to drag her family on a road trip filled with drama, fighting, forgiveness, and eventually, closure. Publication is planned for summer 2019; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency brokered the deal for World English rights.

    Fiction | Children's
    Lisa Rosinsky at Barefoot Books has acquired world rights excluding Iran to THE BOOK TREE by Paul Czajak illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh. The picture book tells the story of a reactionary mayor who bans all the books in his town, and the imaginative boy who shows him that suppressing people's stories only encourages them to blossom more beautifully than ever. Publication is slated for fall 2018, Uwe Stender and Brent Taylor at TriadaUS represented the author, and Carrie Hannigan at Hannigan Salky Getzler represented the illustrator.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Erin Clarke at Knopf has bought Kate Hattemer’s new YA novel, The Last Chance Dance, the story of a teenage girl who challenges the traditions at her private school, while exploring idealism vs. reality, friendship vs. sex, and the knotty complications of tradition and privilege. Publication is slated for spring 2020; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency negotiated the deal for world English rights.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Mary Fan's STRONGER THAN A BRONZE DRAGON, a steampunk fantasy set in a world inspired by Qing dynasty China, where a warrior girl teams up with a young thief to save her village from shadow spirits, but after arriving at the Courts of Hell, a discovery challenges everything they know about who the real enemy is, to Lauren Knowles at Page Street, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Author of THE RESTAURANT CRITIC’S WIFE and NOT PERFECT, Elizabeth LaBan's BESIDE HERSELF, in which a woman finds out her husband had an affair and he proposes she do the same to even the score and keep the marriage intact--a story about how marriage doesn’t necessarily follow a straight line and unexpected detours might just bring you back to the place you most want to be, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).

    Fiction | Children's
    Emma Ledbetter at Atheneum has acquired Skulls! by Blair Thornburgh, illustrated by Scott Campbell. This hilarious nonfiction picture book is all about…skulls! They give your face a good shape. They have holes in them for sounds, for light, for air, and for grilled cheese sandwiches. You’re lucky to have such a good bone in your body! Publication is planned for Summer 2019; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency represented the author, and Steven Malk at Writers House represented the illustrator in the deal for world rights.

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Summer Heacock's FINDER'S FEE, about an assistant editor in NYC who's laid off and forced to take a job cleaning out abandoned storage units and the humorous antics that ensue when she finds potential blackmail material and is torn between doing the right thing and selling out a famous British actor for money, to Lauren Smulski at Mira, for publication in Summer 2018, by Brent Taylor and Uwe Stender at the TriadaUS Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Children's
    Paul Czajak's TREES MAKE PERFECT PETS, about a girl whose birthday wish comes true when she receives a dogwood tree as her very own pet, to Annie Berger at Sourcebooks. Cathy Gendron will illustrate, publication is set for spring 2019. Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency represented the author, and Christy T.Ewers at Christina A. Tugeau Artist Agency represented the illustrator.

    Non-Fiction | History
    FLIGHT 93 author Tom McMillan's GETTYSBURG REBELS, about five young men who grew up in Gettysburg, moved south to Virginia in the 1850s and returned as invaders with Robert E. Lee's Confederate army in July 1863, to Alex Novak at Regnery History, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Erin Clarke at Knopf has acquired world rights for Here Comes Trouble, a middle grade novel by Kate Hattemer, about a sixth grader whose school year is shaken up when his cooler-than-thou Brooklynite cousin comes to “study abroad” with his family in small-town Minnesota. Publication is scheduled for fall 2017; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS negotiated the deal.

    Non-Fiction | Parenting | Nature/Ecology
    Author of THE KIDS' OUTDOOR ADVENTURE BOOK Stacy Tornio with Jack Tornio's 101 OUTDOOR ADVENTURES TO HAVE BEFORE YOU GROW UP, offering up activities, games, and challenges to get kids ages 8-12 in the outdoors and loving it, to Katie Benoit at Globe Pequot, for publication in spring 2019, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Children's
    In a four book deal Alyson Heller at Aladdin/Simon & Schuster has bought Dee Romito's FORT BUILDERS series about two best friends, who are determined to earn some spending money, start a fort building company and must navigate the challenges of being pint-size business owners.Publication of Book One is planned for Summer 2020. Uwe Stender at Triada US Literary Agency negotiated the deal for World Rights.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Natashya Wilson at Inkyard Press has acquired Alechia Dow’s debut The Sound of Stars, a young adult novel set in the near-future featuring a captive teen human and a young alien leader, bonded by their love of forbidden books and music, who embark on a desperate road trip as they attempt to overturn alien rule and save humankind. Publication is projected for Winter 2020; Uwe Stender at Triada US Literary negotiated the deal for North American rights.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now
    Author:   Dana L.Davis
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Harlequin Teen
    T.S. Ferguson and Natashya Wilson at Harlequin Teen have acquired at auction Heroes actress Dana L. Davis’s debut YA novel, Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now, the story of a teen girl who, in the wake of her mother’s death, travels from Chicago to LA to live with a father she has never known, and who may in fact not be her real father. Publication is planned for summer 2018; Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency negotiated the deal for World English rights.


    The Tragedy Paper
    Author:   Elizabeth LaBan
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Knopf
    Elizabeth LaBan's THE TRAGEDY PAPER, taking place in an exclusive private academy, where dramatic events are put into motion when an English teacher assigns his annual "Tragedy Paper," to Erin Clarke at Knopf Children's, for publication in 2012, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency.


    Love Isn't Supposed To Hurt
    Author:   Christi Paul
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Tyndale
    CNN HLN and TruTV's In Session News Anchor Christi Paul's memoir LOVE ISN'T SUPPOSED TO HURT, chronicling her experiences dealing with an emotionally abusive spouse, to Carol Traver at Tyndale, for publication in Summer of 2012, by Uwe Stender of TriadaUS Literary Agency.


    Race Baiter
    Author:   Eric Deggans
    Genres:   Memoirs | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism
    Publisher:   Palgrave/Macmillan
    TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times and freelance NPR commentator Eric Deggans's RACE-BAITER, about how the media wields race and other cultural wedge issues to divide America in these crucial times, to Emily Carleton at Palgrave, for publication in 2012, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book
    Author:   Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer
    Genres:   Parenting | Self-Help | Nature/Ecology
    Publisher:   Globe Pequot
    Editor of "Birds & Blooms" Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer's THE KIDS' OUTDOOR ADVENTURE BOOK, an illustrated guide to getting a child back outdoors, to Katie Benoit Cardoso at Globe Pequot, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (NA).


    The Vigilante Poets Of Selwyn Academy
    Author:   Kate Hattemer
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Knopf
    Kate Hattemer's THE VIGILANTE POETS OF SELWYN ACADEMY, in which a boy and his three friends decide to take down the reality TV show For Art's Sake that is being filmed at their high school; when they discover a web of secrets and corruption involving the principal, vice principal, and even their favorite teacher, it's up to him and his two remaining best friends, and a heroic gerbil to save their school, to Erin Clarke at Knopf Children's, for publication in 2014, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Hotter Than A Match Head
    Author:   Steve Boone with Tony Moss
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   ECW
    Founding member of The Lovin' Spoonful Steve Boone with Tony Moss's HOTTER THAN A MATCH HEAD, about his life as a member of an iconic 60's band and beyond, to Jack David at ECW Press, for publication in 2014, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    My 7th Grade Life In Tights
    Author:   Brooks Benjamin
    Genres:   Middle Grade
    Publisher:   Delacorte
    Brooks Benjamin's debut MY 7TH GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS, in which a 12-year old boy has the chance to compete for a summer dance scholarship and has to decide what's more important: sticking with his crew or freestyling his way into solo greatness, to Wendy Loggia at Delacorte, for publication in Spring 2016, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Thieving Weasels
    Author:   Billy Taylor
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Dial
    Billy Taylor's THIEVING WEASELS, in which a 17 year old boy starts a new life in a Northeastern prep school after escaping from his family of grifters until they find him and bring him back for one last con; the only problem is, he can't tell who the mark is, and when that happens, the mark is probably you, to Namrata Tripathi at Dial, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).


    The Restaurant Critic's Wife
    Author:   Elizabeth LaBan
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Lake Union
    Elizabeth LaBan's THE RESTAURANT CRITIC'S WIFE, in which a woman with two kids, a master's degree in hotel management that's gathering dust, and a controlling husband faces lots of questions about how she ended up where she is, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, for publication in January 2016, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Who's That Girl
    Author:   Blair Thornburgh
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Harper Teen
    Blair Thornburgh's WHO'S THAT GIRL, a humorous romance about a girl who becomes the unwitting subject of a hit song, to Alexandra Cooper at Harper Teen, in a two-book deal, for publication in Summer 2017, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Not Perfect
    Author:   Elizabeth LaBan
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Lake Union
    THE RESTAURANT CRITIC'S WIFE author Elizabeth LaBan's NOT PERFECT, a novel about coming close to losing everything before you can find yourself again, all the while dealing with guilt, loss, mystery and love, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Gettysburg Rebels
    Author:   Tom Macmillan
    Genres:   History | Military
    Publisher:   Regnery
    FLIGHT 93 author Tom McMillan's GETTYSBURG REBELS, about five young men who grew up in Gettysburg, moved south to Virginia in the 1850s and returned as invaders with Robert E. Lee's Confederate army in July 1863, to Alex Novak at Regnery History, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    A Perfect Fit
    Author:   Summer Heacock
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   MIRA
    Summer Heacock's debut A PERFECT FIT, a humorous novel about a cupcake shop owner with a physical ailment that's kept her from having sex for two years, and the desperate antics that ensue as she tries to overcome it, to Lauren Smulski at Mira, in an exclusive submission, for publication in Summer 2017, by Brent Taylor and Uwe Stender at the TriadaUS Literary Agency (World English).


    Pretty Little World
    Author:   Elizabeth LaBan and Melissa DePino
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:  
    THE RESTAURANT CRITIC'S WIFE author Elizabeth LaBan and Melissa DePino's PRETTY LITTLE WORLD, about what happens when the walls between friends come down and the conventional notions of marriage, family and friendship are challenged, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Flight 93
    Author:   Tom McMillan
    Genres:   History | Current Affairs
    Publisher:   Lyons Press
    Tom McMillan's FLIGHT 93: THE STORY AND THE LEGACY, about the 9/11 flight that crashed outside Shanksville, PA, never reaching its intended target because of the actions of passengers and crew, with access to oral histories from family members and first responders, interviews with the coroner who supervised the crash site, sequential details of the passenger uprising, and a chronology of the long effort to memorialize the heroes, to Jon Sternfeld at Lyons Press, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World English).


    Arrivals And Departures
    Author:   Dee Romito
    Genres:   Middle Grade
    Publisher:   Aladdin/S&S
    Author of the forthcoming BFF BUCKET LIST Dee Romito's ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES, in which a 12-year-old girl used to flying around the country for her father's job gets a chance to go to middle school for six weeks and sets out to see what she can accomplish without her VIP status, to Alyson Heller at Aladdin, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Tag You're Dead
    Author:   J.C. Lane
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Poisoned Pen Press
    J.C. Lane's TAG YOU'RE DEAD, pitched as "Person of Interest" meets "A Clockwork Orange" for a YA audience, about six teenagers who play Tag in present-day Chicago, with a twist from the childhood version…if you get tagged, you're dead, to Annette Rogers at Poisoned Pen Press, for publication in Summer 2016, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World English).


    The Smart Girl's Guide To Polyamory
    Author:   Dedeker Winston
    Genres:   Dating/Relationships
    Publisher:   Skyhorse
    Dedeker Winston's THE SMART GIRL'S GUIDE TO POLYAMORY: Everything You Need to Know About Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Alternative Love, to Nicole Frail at Skyhorse, for publication in Spring 2017, by Uwe Stender and Brent Taylor at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World English).


    Plants You Can't Kill
    Author:   Stacy Tornio
    Genres:   Gardening
    Publisher:   Skyhorse
    Stacy Tornio's PLANTS YOU CAN'T KILL, the never-fail, you-can-do-it approach to growing a garden, to Nicole Frail at Skyhorse, for publication in February 2017, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World English)


    The Land Of 10,000 Madonnas
    Author:   Kate Hattemer
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Knopf
    THE VIGILANTE POETS OF SELWYN ACADEMY author Kate Hattemer's THE LAND OF TEN THOUSAND MADONNAS, the story of three teen cousins who embark on a backpacking trip to Europe at the mysterious behest of their fourth cousin, who recently passed away, to Erin Clarke at Knopf Children's, for publication in Spring 2015, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World)


    Surving The Shadows
    Author:   Bob Delaney and Dave Scheiber
    Genres:   Memoirs | Current Affairs
    Publisher:   Sourcebooks
    Bob Delaney's SURVIVING THE SHADOWS: A Journey of Hope into Post-Traumatic Stress, an exploration of PTSD, weaving in the experiences of the veteran NBA official and nationally recognized PTSD authority with the stories of members of the military, law enforcement, emergency service workers, and civilians who have grappled with PTSD and made strides toward healing, in collaboration with journalist Dave Scheiber, to Peter Lynch at Sourcebooks, for publication in Fall 2011, by Uwe Stender of TriadaUS Literary Agency and Philip Turner of Philip Turner Book Productions.


    Fante
    Author:   Dan Fante
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial
    Dan Fante's FANTE, which has at its center the relationship between Dan and his famous author father, John Fante, to Amy Baker at Harper Perennial, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    What About Me
    Author:   Jane Greer
    Genres:   Dating/Relationships
    Publisher:   Sourcebooks
    Dr. Jane Greer's WHAT ABOUT ME, helping us overcome the selfishness that threatens our relationships, to Shana Drehs at Sourcebooks, for publication in 2010, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency with Lisa Berkowitz at Berkowitz and Associates (World).


    Hating Olivia
    Author:   Mark SaFranko
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial
    Mark SaFranko's HATING OLIVIA, the story of a man whose life is a rut filled with dead-end jobs and sexual and suicidal fantasies... until he meets the alluring and mysterious Olivia Aphrodite, to Amy Baker at Harper Perennial, for publication in Fall 2010, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency.


    The Grandparents Handbook
    Author:   Elizabeth LaBan
    Genres:   Parenting
    Publisher:   Quirk
    Elizabeth LaBan's THE GRANDPARENTS HANDBOOK, Games, Activities, Tips, How-Tos, and All Around Fun, a gifty resource for grandparents to enjoy with their grandchildren, to David Borgenicht at Quirk Books, in a nice deal, for publication in 2009, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    86'd
    Author:   Dan Fante
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Harper Perennial
    Dan Fante's 86'D, the fourth Bruno Dante novel, to Amy Baker at Harper Perennial, for publication in 2009, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    Everything I'm Not Made Me Everything I Am
    Author:   Jeff Johnson
    Genres:   Self-Help
    Publisher:   Hay House
    Activist journalist and BET host, Jeff Johnson's EVERYTHING I'M NOT MADE ME EVERYTHING I AM, exploding old school notions of life's purpose, an inspiring guide for discovering your personal B.E.S.T., to Cheryl Woodruff at Smiley Books, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2009, by Uwe Stender of TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    The Equation
    Author:   Omar Tyree
    Genres:   Business
    Publisher:   Wiley
    Omar Tyree's THE EQUATION, teaching the reader how to apply the four undisputable components of all successful business, to Shannon Vargo at Wiley, for publication in 2008, by Uwe Stender and Becky Post at TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).


    What's Possible
    Author:   Daryn Kagan
    Genres:   Self-Help
    Publisher:   Meredith
    Creator and host of DarynKagan.com and former CNN anchor and reporter Daryn Kagan's WHAT'S POSSIBLE!: Creating Possibilities Beyond Life's 5 Biggest Obstacles, featuring original stories and reports about people whose experiences and challenges have inspired and affected change in the world, to Lisa Berkowitz at Meredith, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (US).


    Covert
    Author:   Bob Delaney
    Genres:   Sports | Memoirs | True Crime
    Publisher:   Sterling
    Top referee in the National Basketball Association Bob Delaney's COVERT: The Undercover Life of Bob Delaney, NBA Official, about a long-secret life as an undercover agent for the New Jersey State Police infiltrating the Mafia, wearing a wire for more than three years to gather evidence that led to the conviction of more than thirty members of the Genovese and Bruno crime families, with a foreword from NBA great Bill Walton, to Philip Turner at Union Square Press/Sterling, for publication in February 2008, to Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).


    Parenting Beyond Belief
    Author:   Dale McGowan
    Genres:   Parenting
    Publisher:   Amacom
    Dale McGowan's PARENTING BEYOND BELIEF, with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Julia Sweeney, Penn Jillette, Michael Shermer, and Don Ardell, among others, about raising children without religion - and the many issues that relate directly to it, to Christina Parisi at Amacom, in a nice deal, by Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency (World).


    LOST WORLD
    Author:   David Lavery and Lynnette Porter
    Genres:   Pop Culture
    Publisher:   Sourcebooks
    David Lavery and Lynnette Porter's LOST WORLD, a look at the significance of the series LOST within television programming, as well as the many themes that resonate within our culture, to Peter Lynch at Sourcebooks, in a nice deal, by Uwe Stender, TriadaUS Literary Agency (world).


    The Italy List
    Author:   Dee Romito
    Genres:   Middle Grade
    Publisher:   Aladdin/Simon&Schuster






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