Full Agent Profile: Elizabeth Evans



NAME

Elizabeth Evans

AGENCY
Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
eevans@jvnla.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.jvnla.com



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

History | Sports | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Science | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Dating/Relationships | Spirituality | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Health & Fitness | Humor | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Elizabeth specializes in nonfiction, including memoir, current affairs, pop culture, relationships, journalism, history and popular science.
    • As per her PublishersMarketplace webpage, she is actively seeking:
    • Lively, fun nonfiction that feels edgy and current. Quirky projects that illuminate unique perspectives.
    • Strong pop culture or pop reference titles with a playful attitude.
    • Serious nonfiction with a rigorous intellectual drive. Authors who are experts in their fields. Award-winning journalists, academics, speakers, notable scientists. Books that ask big questions.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does not represent fiction, children's books, essay anthologies, poetry, short fiction or screenplays.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://www.jvnla.com/submissions.html
    • http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/ElizabethRHN/
    • She accepts submissions by email. All query letters should be included in the body of the email:
    • Email/fiction: query letter in the body of the email; please attach the novel's first fifty pages.
    • Email/non-fiction: query letter in the body of the email; please attach the complete proposal and sample chapters
    • If you have not received a reply within three weeks time, please consider this a pass.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • Elizabeth graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College with a B.A. in English Literature. She interned at Zyzzyva Magazine before beginning her M.F.A. at the University of San Francisco in 2004.


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Biography
    Joe Woodward's LONELY HEART: the Life of Nathanael West, a portrait of the author of Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust, detailing West's idyllic New York childhood at the turn of the twentieth century, to bohemian Paris in the 1920s, ending finally with West's Faustian journey into the faux glamour of 1930s Hollywood, to James Atlas at Atlas, in a nice deal, by Elizabeth Evans at the Reece Halsey North (World English).

    Non-Fiction | History | Politics
    Doug Mack's THE FORGOTTEN STATES OF AMERICA: In Search of the Territories, Islands, and Far-Flung Specks of American Soil, a globe-hopping personal narrative pitched as in the vein of Tony Horwitz and Sarah Vowell, revealing how such places as Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands came to be part of the United States but not states themselves, and meeting their diverse mix of indigenous people, military personnel, dropouts, schemers, and dreamers, to Matt Weiland at Norton, at auction, by Elizabeth Evans at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Science
    NASA scientists Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke's LIGHT: Beyond the Bulb, a visual exploration of light across the electromagnetic spectrum and the large role it will play in our future as a species, delving into how light works, what it does, and why we need it, to Becky Koh at Black Dog & Leventhal, for publication in Fall 2015, by Laura Biagi and Elizabeth Evans at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (World).

    Non-Fiction | Politics
    Journalist Summer Brennan's THE OYSTER WAR: The True Story of a Small Farm, Big Politics, and the Future of Wilderness in America, an in depth account of the highly publicized controversy surrounding the Drakes Bay Oyster Company, an 80 yr old CA oyster farm's battle to remain in operation within a federal wilderness area, and the ensuing fight between environmentalists, politicians and local residents to preserve two increasingly rare things - untrammeled wilderness and the small family farm, to Jack Shoemaker at Counterpoint, for publication in Spring 2015, by Elizabeth Evans at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/EMEvans11
    This is her webpage on PublishersMarketplace.com.
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/ElizabethRHN/
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Kimberley Cameron & Associates