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Full Agent Profile: Nadia Cornier



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Nadia Cornier

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  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.nadiacornier.com/



    FICTION GENRES

    NONFICTION GENRES

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • No poetry, cookbooks, terrorist novels or picture books.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • She has closed Firebrand Literary and she is not currently taking on new clients
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    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She has officially closed Firebrand Literary as of August 2009
    • She left Creative Media Agency to start her own agency, Firebrand Literary Agency, in order to focus on young adult & children's literature (primarily from 12-21) and romance and mainstream fiction
    • Before becoming a literary agent, she owned her own company, Cornier & Associates, a public relations firm specializing in book publicity.
    • She currently works with Ted Malawer, who is looking at other material (including picture books) and signing his own clients. Ted at firebrandliterary dot com.
    EDUCATION
    • She attended Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Muhlenberg College.



    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
    Non-Fiction | Pop Culture | Humor
    Adam Selzer's THE YOUNG WISENHEIMER'S GUIDE TO US HISTORY, a funny and completely true account including humorous and often misquoted historical facts that every student should know, to Stephanie Lane at Random House, by Nadia Cornier of Firebrand Literary.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    DIAMONDS, about an elite group of girls who usurp their school's mock trial team to settle personal grievances and relationship problems, ultimately leading to their own downfall, to Stephanie Lane at Delacorte.

    Fiction | Science Fiction
    James Maxey's BITTERWOOD, a futuristic "Robin Hood" where dragons are the ruling class, to Christian Dunn at Solaris.

    Fiction | Women's Fiction
    Newbery Honor winner for YA novel Princess Academy Shannon Hale's AUSTENLAND, about a young New York woman named Jane who can never seem to find the right man -- perhaps because of her secret obsession with Mr. Darcy as played by Colin Firth -- who goes on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-obsessed women, to Amanda Katz at Bloomsbury, in a two-book deal.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    How to Ruin a Summer Vacation
    Author:   Simone Elkeles
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Flux (October 1, 2006)
    A story about a girl whose estranged father brings her to Israel for the summer to meet her extended family
    View book at Amazon

    Getting to Third Date
    Author:   Kelly McClymer
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Simon Pulse (February 28, 2006)
    Katelyn Spears is a firm believer in the two-date rule until her friend, Tyler, dares Katelyn to go back through her Little Pink Book and grant a third date to all the two-date duds--but will any of her old flames rekindle a romance?
    View book at Amazon

    Reality Chick
    Author:   Lauren Barnholdt
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Simon Pulse (June 27, 2006)
    A snarky account of an eighteen-year-old woman's attempts to distract herself from the fact that her college basketball player boyfriend is going to school a thousand miles away by trying out for the reality show "In the House"--only to find out that she, the most normal teenager in the world, gets cast, and will be watched during her first semester at college
    View book at Amazon

    Boys that Bite
    Author:   Mari Mancusi
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Berkley Trade (April 4, 2006)
    Due to the worst case of mistaken identity with her dark-side-loving twin sister at a Goth club called Club Fang, Magnus, a vampire hottie, bit Sunshine's innocent neck, and if Sunshine doesn't reverse it in time, Magnus will be her blood mate forever and Sunshine will be doomed to be a blood-gulping, pasty, daylight-hating vampire
    View book at Amazon

    Austenland: A Novel
    Author:   Shannon Hale
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Bloomsbury USA (May 29, 2007)
    Thirty-three-year-old Jane Hayes, who has a fairly serious addiction to the Colin Firth version of Pride and Prejudice, inherits a trip to Pembrook Park, Kent, England, the location of a resort where guests dress, talk, think, and act in ways that Jane Austen would approve, and Jane finds herself quickly overcoming the obsession with Mr. Darcy that may very well have jeopardized her 13 "relationships" over the years
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.nadiacornier.com/
    This is her personal website
    http://twitter.com/nadiacornier
    This is her twitter account
    http://www.livejournal.com/users/agentobscura/
    This is Nadia Cornier's blog
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/Firebrand/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://www.wildchildpublishing.com/content/view/159/46/
    This is an interview with Nadia Cornier on wildchildpublishing.com
    This is Nadia Cornier's response to our symposium question, Publishing Changes
    http://www.agentquery.com/symposium_pubchanges.aspx
    http://www.almafullerton.com/My_Homepage_Files/Page36.html
    This is an interview with Nadia Cornier by writer Alma Fullerton
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES & ADDRESSES
    Creative Media Agency
    240 West 35th Street, Suite 500
    New York, NY 10001

    Firebrand Literary
    542 Hamilton Street, Suite 203
    Allentown, PA 18101

    Firebrand Literary
    701 President St, #4
    Brooklyn, NY 11215