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Full Agent Profile: Deborah Ritchken



NAME

Deborah Ritchken

AGENCY
Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
deborah@marsallyonliteraryagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.marsallyonliteraryagency.com



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Cookbooks | Travel | Art | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues | Home/Design

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Deborah's areas of interest include: food, biography, women's issues, popular culture, current events and all things French, both in nonfiction and fiction.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Deborah Ritchken has been in the publishing industry for over 20 years, working as a Literary Agent with the Castiglia Literary Agency for five years as well as career stops in retail book publishing and book marketing.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | History | Cultural/Social Issues
    Sarah Chrisman's THIS VICTORIAN LIFE: MODERN ADVENTURES IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY LIVING, documenting their explorations of the philosophies and technologies of the nineteenth century--and how they brought them into the modern world, to Nicole Frail at Skyhorse, in a nice deal, for publication in Fall 2015, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

    Non-Fiction | Food & Lifestyle
    Aileen Bordman and Derek Fell's MONET'S PALATE COOKBOOK: The Artist and His Kitchen Garden, a unique culinary journey into the fascinating world of Claude Monet, his extraordinary kitchen garden and his taste for fine food; 60 recipes, Fell's template for growing Monet's vegetable garden, including valuable planting instructions to recreate the potager at one of the most visited gardens in the world; with a foreword by Meryl Streep and food photography by Steven Rothfeld, to Madge Baird at Gibbs Smith, for publication in Spring 2015, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (World).

    Non-Fiction | Food & Lifestyle | Cultural/Social Issues
    Emily Dilling's PARIS PAYSANNE: A Culinary Traveler's Guide to Paris, a tour of the local, independent producers at Paris markets while offering over 100 simple yet elegant seasonal recipes shared and inspired by the producers themselves; the first book to acquaint the reader with the farmers of the city's organic markets, the book speaks to the informed food lover, the experienced and beginner francophile chef, the inquisitive traveller, and the Paris lover alike, to Joseph Sverchek at Skyhorse, for publication in Fall 2015, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (World).

    Non-Fiction | Cookbooks
    Former Bon Appetit contributing editor, cookbook author and food stylist Jeanne Kelley's THE PORTABLE FEAST, a collection of healthy, easy-to-prepare recipes for delicious desk lunches, tasty picnics, and al fresco celebrations; over 100 recipes, to Chris Steighner at Rizzoli, for publication in Fall 2015, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

    Non-Fiction | Food & Lifestyle | Cookbooks
    Author of Cuisine Nicoise Hillary Davis' FRENCH COMFORT FOOD, an ode to the best of French home cooking, drawing inspiration from recipes from friends while living and traveling in France for over 15 years, includes 90 recipes and 100 photographs, again to Madge Baird at Gibbs Smith, for publication in Fall 2014, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (World English).

    Non-Fiction | Women's Issues
    Sarah Chrisman's VICTORIAN SECRET: How A Corset Changed My Life, chronicling the author's first year of wearing a Victorian corset as an everyday foundation garment and her experience in using historical clothing as a first-hand way to research the intimate, everyday lives of women of the nineteenth-century, to Nicole Frail at Skyhorse, in a nice deal, for publication in Fall 2013, by Deborah Ritchken at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/deborahritchken
    This is the agency's webpage on PublishersMarketplace.com
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/Marsallyonliteraryagency
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