Full Agent Profile: Christopher Schelling



NAME

Christopher Schelling

AGENCY
Selectric Artists
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
christopher@selectricartists.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.selectricartists.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Young Adult
NONFICTION GENRES

Memoirs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Submit email query. You are welcome to include the full manuscript as an attachment (.doc, .pages, .txt, .odf, .pdf) or Google Docs link.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • The Selectric Artists list includes Augusten Burroughs, Cinda Williams Chima, John Elder Robison, Louis Bayard, Kim Stanley Robinson and Haven Kimmel, and recently has expanded into other media representation, such as management of the singer-songwriter career of Tony Award-winning actress, Alice Ripley.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Running with Scissors: A Memoir
    Author:   Augusten Burroughs
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Picador; 1st Picado edition (June 1, 2003)
    Burroughs's harrowing and highly entertaining memoir about his alcoholic father, an unstable mother who gives him up for adoption to her therapist, and an adolescence spent as part of the therapist's eccentric extended family
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    Magical Thinking: True Stories
    Author:   Augusten Burroughs
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (October 5, 2004)
    Burroughs's sharp, funny and sometimes brilliant collection in which he views his peculiar life through a lens of self-deprecation
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    One For Sorrow
    Author:   Christopher Barzak
    Genres:   Commercial Fiction
    Publisher:   Bantam Books (August 28, 2007)
    The coming-of-age story of a troubled teen boy haunted by the death of a murdered classmate
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    She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana
    Author:   Haven Kimmel
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Free Press (December 27, 2005)
    Haven Kimmel's memoir She Got Up Off the Couch might have been called The Further Adventures of Zippy, since it picks up where her bestselling A Girl Named Zippy left off, and is reeled out in much the same vein
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    Daddy Needs a Drink: An Irreverent Look at Parenting from a Dad Who Truly Loves His Kids-- Even When They're Driving Him Nuts
    Author:   Robert Wilder
    Genres:   Memoirs | Humor
    Publisher:   Delacorte Press (April 25, 2006)
    A collection of humorous and harrowing essays about the joys and (mostly) horrors of fatherhood
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    Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
    Author:   John Elder Robison
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Crown (September 25, 2007)
    Robison's memoir of growing up with Asperger's Syndrome and emerging as a fully-realized adult, with a foreword by Robison's brother, Augusten Burroughs
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    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Ralph Vicinanza, Ltd.