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Full Agent Profile: Amy Tipton



NAME

Amy Tipton

AGENCY
Signature Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
amy@signaturelit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.signaturelit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Young Adult | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Memoirs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Amy is looking for both fiction and nonfiction–edgy or quirky, commercial or literary–in particular, she is interested in YA, middle grade, and women’s fiction.
    • She likes quirky adult fiction and nonfiction (if you can't classify it, it's probably for me).
    • In nonfiction she is looking for women’s studies/academia, fashion/beauty, and pop culture.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT rep screenplays, poetry, picture books, or Sci Fi/fantasy
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She has worked as a literary assistant and office manager at several literary agencies including JCA Literary Agency, Diana Finch Literary Agency, Gina Maccoby Literary Agency, and Liza Dawson Associates.
    • She has also worked as a book scout for Aram Fox, Inc. dealing with foreign rights
    EDUCATION
    • She graduated from Naropa University with a B.A. in Writing and Literature and received her MFA from New College of California in Writing


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    BIKE NYC
    Author:   Ed Glazer, Marci Blackman, Michael Green
    Genres:   Travel | Pop Culture
    Publisher:   Skyhorse Publishing (June 1, 2011)

    View book at Amazon

    Beautiful
    Author:   Amy Reed
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Simon Pulse; Reprint edition (October 5, 2010)
    Following her family's move from an island off the coast of Washington to a Seattle suburb, thirteen-year-old Cassie falls into her new school's powerful clique of druggies led by Alex, a frightening but charismatic fellow seventh grader who adopts Cassie as her best friend. Cassie's compliance with Alex's demands—to burn photographs of former friends, to take acid, to have sex—secures her a position as Alex's second in command but threatens her health and safety.
    View book at Amazon

    Fall for Anything
    Author:   Courtney Summers
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin (December 21, 2010)
    From the author of Cracked Up to Be and Some Girls Are comes a gripping story about one girl’s search for clues into the mysterious death of her father.
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://gumbowriters.blogspot.com/2008/12/amy-tipton-fine-print-literary.html
    This is an interview with Amy Tipton on GumboWriters.com
    http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/Agent+Advice+Amy+Tipton+Of+Signature+Literary.aspx
    This is an interview with Amy Tipton on GLA
    http://motherwrite.blogspot.com/2010/04/interview-with-agent-amy-tipton.html
    Interview with Ms. Tipton on Mother. Write. Repeat
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Peter Rubie Literary Agency Ltd.
    FinePrint Literary Management