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Adam Schear

| December 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »

Adam Schear is a graduate of Tulane Univeristy and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  He began his publishing career in the William Morris mailroom and joined DeFiore and Company in 2009.  He is interested in literary fiction and well crafted commercial fiction, work that engages the reader with both its prose and its plot, as well as humor, memoirs and non-fiction about politics, science, popular culture and current events. share: Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Tell a friend

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Jeff Kleinman

| December 1st, 2010 | No Comments »

Wondering which books this agent fell in love with recently and sold? CLICK HERE to find out! Jeff Kleinman is a literary agent, intellectual property attorney, and founding partner of Folio Literary Management, LLC, a literary agency in New York and Washington, D.C., which works with all of the major U.S. publishers (and, through subagents, with most international publishers). He’s a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (J.D.), the University of Chicago (M.A., Italian), and the University of Virginia (B.A. with High Distinction in English). As an agent, Jeff feels privileged to have the chance to learn an incredible variety of new subjects, meet an extraordinary range of people, and feel, at the end of the day, that he’s helped to build something—a wonderful book, perhaps, or an author’s career. His authors include Robert Hicks, Charles Shields, Garth Stein, Bruce Watson, and Philip Gerard. share: Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share

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Karen Dionne

| December 1st, 2010 | 1 Comment »

Detroit native Karen Dionne is the internationally published author of Boiling Point, an environmental thriller about an erupting volcano, a missing researcher, and a radical scheme to end global warming. Karen’s first science thriller, Freezing Point, was nominated by RT Book Reviews as Best First Mystery of 2008. Freezing Point has been published in Germany and the Czech Republic, and both novels are available in audio from Audible.com. Her short story, “Calling the Shots,” appears in the anthology First Thrills edited by Lee Child. Karen is cofounder of the online writers community Backspace, and organizes the Backspace Writers Conferences held in New York City every year. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and the International Thriller Writers, where she serves on the board of directors as Vice President, Technology. Karen blogs at The Huffington Post and writes about the publishing industry from an author’s perspective a tDailyFinance. She also reviews for The New York Journal of Books. share: Digg this post Recommend on

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Paul Cirone

| December 1st, 2010 | No Comments »

Paul Cirone is an agent at The Friedrich Agency where he represents best-selling author, Leif Enger, who’s PEACE LIKE A RIVER (Grove/Atlantic) was a Book Sense finalist. He started his career at the Aaron Priest Agency apprenticed to Molly Friedrich. Two and half years ago Molly formed her own agency, where he now agents full time, and acts as the foreign rights director. Among his clients are: Phoebe Damrosch, author of SERVICE INCLUDED: Four Star Secrets of An Eavesdropping Waiter (Morrow), which was one of the NY Times Notable Books of 2008; Josh Sundquist, author of a memoir to be released by Viking, January 2010 called JUST DON’T FALL, David Valdez Greenwood author of THE RHINESTONE SISTERHOOD, coming out by Random House May 2010, and AMERICAN HISTORY: REVISED by Mike Morris, coming out by Broadway Books, also 2010; and Bo Cladwell, who won Best Book of 2001 from the L.A.

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Hello world!

| November 30th, 2010 | 2 Comments »

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! share: Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Tell a friend

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