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Full Agent Profile: Daniel Lazar



NAME

Daniel Lazar

AGENCY
Writers House
21 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
AAR MEMBER
Yes
AGENCY PHONE
(212) 685-2400
AGENCY FAX
(212) 685-1781
EMAIL
dlazar@writershouse.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.writershouse.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Gay & Lesbian | Middle Grade | Graphic Novels
NONFICTION GENRES

Parenting | Memoirs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Gay & Lesbian | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor | Gift Books

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He's always on the lookout for distinct fiction and great, lively non-fiction
    • He represents adult and children's books (and for children's books, he focuses mainly on middle grade and YA).
    • He's a huge fan of graphic novels and memoirs.
    • He also especially loves historical fiction of all kinds
    • As the oldest child of six who has changed many, many diapers in his life, he is equally intrigued by any book with unique views on parenting and family life.
    • If you think your pages can make him hold my breath or miss his subway stop or even laugh out loud, please read his submission guidelines -- he'd love to hear from you.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent picture books, cookbooks, romance and serious how-to titles
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/DanielLazar/ (follow his submission guidelines on PM page -- not agency website)
    • Please only query one agent within this agency
    • Email: query with first 3-5 pages of the manuscript pasted into the body of the email (no attachments)
    • Snail Mail: query with first 3-5 pages of manuscript & SASE
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    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION



    For a complete list of this agent's most recent deals, we recommend a subscription to Publishers Marketplace or click here to login to your existing PM account.

    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Women's Fiction | Multi-Cultural
    Morgana Gallaway's THE NIGHTINGALE, about a young Iraqi woman living in present day Mosul, Iraq, caught between her loyalties to her politically volatile family and her work for a local American base, especially as she grows closer to one soldier in particular while her father is trying to marry her off, to Danielle Chiotti at Kensington, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Angela Balcita's MOONFACE, based on the author's recent Modern Love column, about finding herself in a body not truly her own, marrying the man who gave her his kidney, and learning how the intersection of science, faith and humor impacts how we deal with life challenges, to Rakesh Satyal at Harper Perrenial, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House (world English).

    Non-Fiction | Pop Culture
    Sarah Wendell and Lay-Ping "Candy" Tan's SMART BITCHES WHO LOVE TRASHY BOOKS, based on the popular blog, a funny, somewhat bitchy and adoring look at the world of romance novels, from the authors to the covers to the conferences to the audience, to Sulay Hernandez at Touchstone Fireside for Fireside, in a nice deal, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House (NA).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Ingrid Law's debut novel SAVVY, about a family that has harbored for generations a magical secret: their thirteenth birthdays bring the emergence of a supernatural power -- their "savvy" (one can make it rain for days; another can create furious gusts of winds) -- and the adventures of a twelve-year-old member on the eve of her birthday as a tragic accident befalls the family, to Lauri Hornik at Dial, with Alisha Niehaus editing, and Micheal Flaherty at Walden Media for their joint venture, in a pre-empt, for two books, for publication beginning in May 2008, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House (NA).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Dream Jordan's debut HOT GIRL, how a 14-year-old girl rising from the cracks of Brooklyn through the foster-care system develops a conflicted friendship with a new girl who "dresses all fresh, but acts a hot mess," to Kia Du Pree at St. Martin's Children's, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/DanielLazar
    Here is Daniel Lazar's personal webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://writerunboxed.com/2007/09/28/interview-daniel-lazar/
    Interview with Dan Lazar on WritersUnboxed.com
    This is Dan Lazar's response to our symposium question, Pitching Editors
    http://www.agentquery.com/symposium_pitcheditors.aspx
    This is Dan Lazar's response to our symposium question, When Agents Call...
    http://www.agentquery.com/symposium_thecall.aspx
    http://www.verlakay.com/boards/index.php?topic=17426.0
    This is Dan Lazar´s personal post on verlakay.com message forums
    This is an interview with Dan Lazar by writer Alma Fullerton
    http://www.almafullerton.com/My_Homepage_Files/Page37.html
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