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Full Agent Profile: Julie Barer



NAME

Julie Barer

AGENCY
Barer Literary, LLC
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
submissions@barerliterary.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.barerliterary.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Humor/Satire | Family Saga | Historical Fiction | Short Stories | Offbeat/Quirky
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Travel | Women's Issues | Narrative

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • This agent sells a number of debut literary novels
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Health/Fitness, Business/Investing/Finance, Sports, Mind/Body/Spirit, Reference, Thrillers/Suspense, Military, Romance, Children's Books/Picture Books, Screenplays
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://www.barerliterary.com/about-barer-literary/
    EDUCATION
    • Women's Studies major at Vassar College


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Literary Fiction
    Lindsay Hatton's AQUARIUM, a story of first loves, last chances, and the making of the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, moving between 1940 and the present, and featuring John Steinbeck and his friend Ed Ricketts, the biologist known as Doc in Cannery Row, to Ginny Smith at Penguin Press, by Julie Barer at Barer Literary (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Non-fiction: Memoir Maud Newton's first book, an examination of her obsession with genealogy and her own colorful family history, along with the science and superstition of ancestry in the culture -- drawing on memoir, reporting, cultural criticism, scientific and anthropological research to understand the fear and fascination behind genealogy, and why it has become the second most popular hobby in the US, to Andrea Walker at Random House, in a pre-empt, by Julie Barer at Barer Literary (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Memoirs
    Author of The Ladies Auxiliary and Visible City Tova Mirvis's THE BOOK OF SEPARATION, a memoir drawing on her New York Times Opinionator essay, "Divorced from my Husband, and my Faith," exploring why at age 40 she decided to leave her scripted life as an Orthodox Jewish wife and mother, and how she navigated her terrifying and ultimately liberating first year in a newly map-less world, again to Lauren Wein at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, by Julie Barer of Barer Literary (NA).

    Fiction | Literary Fiction
    Author of America Pacifica Anna North's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK, about the rise and fall of an elusive and eccentric filmmaker as told by those who knew her best, to Vanessa Kehren at Blue Rider Press, for publication in 2015, by Julie Barer at Barer Literary (NA).

    Fiction | Women's Fiction | Short Stories
    BIRDS OF A LESSER PARADISE author Megan Mayhew Bergman's ALMOST FAMOUS WOMEN, a collection of stories about the imagined lives of real artists, writers, heiresses, actresses, singers, motorcycle racers and more, from the early 1800s and into the future, to Kara Watson at Scribner, for publication in 2015, by Julie Barer at Barer Literary.

    Fiction | Literary Fiction
    Carola Dibbell's THE ONLY ONES, an edgy, intimate, and haunting portrait of a unique mother-daughter relationship in a post-pandemic world, to Eric Obenauf at Two Dollar Radio, in a nice deal, for publication in March 2015, by Julie Barer at Barer Literary (North America).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/barerliterary
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/barerliterary/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.pw.org/content/agents_and_editors_qampa_four_young_literary_agents
    Interview with Ms. Barer on PW.org
    AAR profile
    http://aaronline.org/Sys/PublicProfile/2176597/417813
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Sanford J. Greenburger Associates