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Full Agent Profile: Elaine Markson



NAME

Elaine Markson

AGENCY
Markson Literary Agency, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
Elaine@marksonagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.marksonagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Women's Issues | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is especially interested in new mystery/thriller projects.
    • She is particularly interested in journalism, biography, and cultural history
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Elaine Markson has been an agent for more than 30 years. She represents a diverse list of writers whose work includes literary and commercial fiction, memoir and biography, as well as books on politics, science, history, business, psychology, and food. She also works with several children's and young adult authors.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Women's Issues | Cultural/Social Issues
    Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and Behavioral Biology at Emory University and author of The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit Melvin Konner's THE FIRST SEX: The End of Male Supremacy, a biological and anthropological argument for the inherent superiority of women, to John Glusman at Norton, for publication in Spring 2014, by Elaine Markson at Markson Thoma (world English).

    Non-Fiction | Women's Issues | Cultural/Social Issues
    Authors of Working With You is Killing Me, Harvard-trained psychotherapist Katherine Crowley and executive coach Kathi Elster's WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?, tackling the biggest professional challenge women face, handling competitive women at work, to Stephanie Frerich at McGraw-Hill, by Elaine Markson at Markson Thoma.

    Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Author of Mermaid and Godmother Carolyn Turgeon's THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL, a fairy tale mash-up in which Rapunzel is Snow White's evil stepmother, following her editor Heather Lazare to Touchstone, by Elaine Markson at Markson Thoma (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Interview with Ms. Markson
    http://www.prairieden.com/interviews/markson.htm
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Markson Thoma Literary Agency, Inc.