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Full Agent Profile: Nancy Yost



NAME

Nancy Yost

AGENCY
Nancy Yost Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
QueryNancy@nyliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.nyliterary.com/



FICTION GENRES
Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Romance | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Multi-Cultural | Erotica
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Science | Nature/Ecology | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Nancy Yost represents a wide variety of writers of commercial fiction, specializing in crime novels; thrillers, mysteries, suspense; historical fiction and historical suspense; and women’s fiction of all kinds.
    • Mainly interested in fiction: commercial, women's fiction, thrillers (medical), suspense
    • She is also interested in erotica
    • She looks for complex, engrossing, character and voice-driven reads, and has a fondness for a good ghost story, southern fiction, historical fiction and atmosphere, intelligence and humor
    • Her nonfiction tastes lean to social history and natural science.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent horror, westerns, science-fiction, children's books, textbooks and books in need of translation
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://www.nyliterary.com/www.nyliterary.com/Agents___Nancy_Yost.html
    • She represents many New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors, including bestselling thriller authors Perri O’Shaughnessy and Linda Castillo, international bestselling and Macavity award-winning mystery author, Deborah Crombie, Mademoiselle columnist, Valerie Frankel, bestselling and critically acclaimed romance authors including Stephanie Laurens, Loretta Chase, Liz Carlyle, Suzanne Enoch and Gaelen Foley, paranormal writers, Jeaniene Frost and Ilona Andrews, along with bestselling mystery authors, Monica Ferris, Tamar Myers and Patricia Sprinkle.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | True Crime | Mystery
    NYT bestselling author Miranda James's CAT IN THE STACKS, to Michelle Vega at Berkley Prime Crime, in a three-book deal, by Nancy Yost at Nancy Yost Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Romance
    NYT bestselling author Stephanie Laurens' seven books, comprising three titles in the author's signature Cynster family series, featuring the next generation of Cynsters -- where Laurens will self-publish the digital editions and Mira will issue the print versions - and four titles in a new historical romance quartet based in the same Regency world, which the publisher will issue in both print and ebook editions, to Tara Parsons at Mira, in a major deal, by Nancy Yost of the Nancy Yost Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | True Crime
    NYT bestselling crime series author Linda Castillo's next two novels, set in Amish country and featuring an ex-Amish police chief, to Charles Spicer at Minotaur, in a significant deal, by Nancy Yost at Nancy Yost Literary Agency (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/nyliterary
    AAR profile
    http://aaronline.org/Sys/PublicProfile/2176899/590011
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Lowenstein-Yost Associates