Full Agent Profile: Chris Richman



NAME

Chris Richman

AGENCY
Upstart Crow Literary
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
chris.submission@gmail.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.upstartcrowliterary.com/



FICTION GENRES
Young Adult | Children's | Adventure | Offbeat/Quirky | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Chris only represents children's books.
    • He is especially interested in books that turn common themes on their heads, books cause him to laugh in public, and books with well-earned twists coming.
    • He is primarily interested in middle grade and young adult fiction, with a special interest in books for boys, books with unforgettable characters, and fantasy that doesn't take itself too seriously.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • He does NOT represent picture books, chick-lit, or fantasy/sci-fi that takes itself too seriously.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • A former playwright, contributor to The Onion, writing professor, and sketch comedy performer. Got his start in publishing at Firebrand Literary before leaving to join Michael Stearns at Upstart Crow.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Children's | Middle Grade
    Jacqueline West's debut novel OLIVE AND THE SHADOWS and an untitled sequel to Jessica Garrison at Dial.

    Fiction | Children's | Adventure | Middle Grade
    Matt Myklusch's debut JACK BLANK trilogy, beginning when a boy survives an attack by a robot-zombie and is smuggled away to a secret island full of aliens, super heroes, and the answers to his mysterious past, to Liesa Abrams at Aladdin, in a pre-empt.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Shaun David Hutchinson's debut THE DEATHDAY LETTER, in which a teenage boy receives his "Deathday Letter" informing him he has 24 hours until he dies, and spends his last day on earth battling his hormones, winning back the girl, and actually living for a change, to Anica Rissi at Simon Pulse, by Chris Richman at Firebrand Literary (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    http://www.upstartcrowliterary.com/
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Firebrand Literary