Full Agent Profile: Nathan Bransford



NAME

Nathan Bransford

AGENCY
He is no longer working as an agent
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
nb@cbltd.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.curtisbrown.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Mystery | Christian | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Short Stories | Multi-Cultural
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Sports | Biography | Religion | Politics | Science | Memoirs | Current Affairs | Narrative | Military | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He is particularly interested in literary fiction, mysteries and suspense, historical fiction, narrative nonfiction, business, history, sports, politics, current events, young adult fiction and science fiction
    • He is always looking for an original idea with polished writing and a stellar plot
    • He did attend RWA though, because in addition to mainstream women's fiction and memoir, he's also interested in what he likes to call "romance plus." As in romantic suspense, romantic sci-fi, romantic (fill in the blank).
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • He doesn't represent category romance, and if it's too squarely in pure romance territory there are probably agents out there who would do better by you than him.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Grew up on a rice farm in Northern California.
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Stanford University


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    French By Heart: An American Family's Adventures in La Belle France
    Author:   Rebecca S. Ramsey
    Genres:   Memoirs | Travel
    Publisher:   Broadway (April 24, 2007)
    The charming story of Ramsey´s family's four-year stint in Clermont-Ferrand, France
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    Year of the Hyenas: A Novel of Murder in Ancient Egypt
    Author:   Brad Geagley
    Genres:   Mystery | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Brad Geagley
    A mystery set in ancient Egypt in which the woman who is murdered is a priestess, the authorities are the feuding mayors of Thebes, and the down-and-out investigator is Semerket, former clerk of Investigations and Secrets, who soon uncovers a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of government
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    Day of the False King: A Novel of Murder in Ancient Babylon
    Author:   Brad Geagley
    Genres:   Mystery | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:  
    Geagley revisits ancient Egypt—the scene of his successful 2005 debut Year of the Hyenas—and his detective hero Semerket, Egypt's clerk of investigations and secrets, in this masterful historical mystery
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    In the Break
    Author:   Jack Lopez
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Little, Brown Young Readers (July 12, 2006)
    When Jamie gets into trouble for beating up his abusive stepfather, his older sister, Amber, runs to Juan for help, and the three teens embark on a wild road trip that results in a tragedy that changes their lives forever
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    The Stars Above Veracruz
    Author:   Barry Gifford
    Genres:   Literary Fiction | Short Stories
    Publisher:   Thunder's Mouth Press (December 13, 2005)
    The prolific Gifford, whose novel Wild at Heart was adapted into the award-winning 1990 David Lynch film, offers this series of snappy vignettes, each with a cinematic quality
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    The World Crisis, 1911-1918
    Author:   Winston Churchill
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Free Press; Abr Rev edition (October 4, 2005)
    As first lord of the admiralty and minister for war and air, Churchill stood resolute at the center of international affairs, in this classic account, he dramatically details how the tides of despair and triumph flowed and ebbed as the political and military leaders of the time navigated the dangerous currents of world conflict.
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    The Philadelphian
    Author:   Richard Powell
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Plexus Pub; 50th Annv edition (November 28, 2006)
    A Seventh generation Philadelphian, Richard Powell (1908-1999) was a prodigiously talented writer whose 19 full-length fictional works included many mysteries along with several comedic, dramatic, and historical novels; while most of Richard Powell's novels disappeared from publishers' lists during the 1970s, his work is currently experiencing a well-deserved revival, with at least three books in addition to The Philadelphian
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    LINKS
    His Blog:
    http://nathanbransford.blogspot.com/
    His Myspace page:
    http://www.myspace.com/nathanbransford
    http://nathanbransford.blogspot.com/2007/03/101-things-in-queries-that-catch-my-eye.html
    His blog entry about how to catch his eye in a query letter
    This is an interview with Nathan Bransford by writer Alma Fullerton
    http://www.almafullerton.com/My_Homepage_Files/Page38.html
    http://authorness.blogspot.com/2007/05/agent-matchmaking-with-nathan-bransford.html
    Interview with Nathan Bransford on Authorness.blogspot.com
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/nbransford/
    This is Nathan Bransford's agent webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Curtis Brown, Ltd.