Full Agent Profile: Rachel Vogel



NAME

Rachel Vogel

AGENCY
The Waxman Leavell Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
rachelsubmit@waxmanleavell.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.waxmanleavell.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Short Stories
NONFICTION GENRES

Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Science | Memoirs | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | Humor | Journalism | Gift Books

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • My list is mostly nonfiction and I’m always on the lookout for subject-driven narratives, memoirs and biography, journalism, popular culture and the occasional humor and gift book.
    • I’m very selective with fiction, but drawn to novels that pay equal attention to both the voice and the story, and literary fiction that pops off the page.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • I do not represent sci-fi, fantasy, young adult fiction or screenplays.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://www.waxmanleavell.com/about-agency
    • She joined the The Waxman Leavell Agency as an agent in 2013. She previously held positions at Mary Evans Inc., Lippincott Massie McQuilkin and at the literary scouting agency Maria Campbell Associates, where she scouted the American book market for foreign publishers and for Warner Brothers.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Narrative
    Elite wheelchair athlete, motivational speaker, and now the first medically-defined paraplegic to walk unassisted John Maclean's HOW FAR CAN YOU GO?, the story of the native Australian's 25-year journey of never giving up, from his Paralympic wins to being the first paraplegic to swim the English channel, to finally channeling his unflagging focus and determination to ask just how far his legs can take him, including an examination of the therapy that allowed him to walk again and how it can be useful to others, to Stacy Creamer at Hachette Books, for publication in Fall 2015, by Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Current Affairs
    Senior Attorney in the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Chief Defense Counsel and law professor at Georgetown and Columbia Michel Paradis' DOOLITTLE'S JUSTICE, an account of the legendary raid that focuses on the two flight crews that were captured and tortured by the Japanese and the two ensuing military trials that shaped international law as we know it today, including how the world views POWs, treats war criminals, and respects human dignity during times of war, to Thomas LeBien at Simon & Schuster, at auction, by Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency (World English).

    Non-Fiction | Humor
    Geospatial Intelligence Analyst for the US Army and Harvard Law student Tyler Vigen's SPURIOUS CORRELATIONS, based on his humorous site, illustrating the golden rule that "correlation does not equal causation" through humorous statistical charts, to Mauro DiPreta at Hachette Books, in a pre-empt, by Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Science
    Research biologist James Valcourt's SYSTEMATIC: Tales of a Scientific Revolution from the Front Lines, an introduction to systems biology and its impact on major advances in health and pharmaceutical research told through cutting-edge scientific experiments and research, to Bloomsbury, by Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency.

    Non-Fiction | Humor
    Brittni Vega's HARLOW AND SAGE (AND INDIANA), based on her Instagram account, featuring the antics and adventures of her uber-expressive Weimaraner and two small but mighty Dachshunds, including their love of Meryl Streep and 'classic joke Mondays,' to Kerri Kolen at Putnam, by Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/Vogelrachelm
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Lippincott Massie McQuilken
    Movable Type Literary Group
    Mary Evans, Inc.