Full Agent Profile: Seth Fishman



NAME

Seth Fishman

AGENCY
The Gernert Company
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
sfishman@thegernertco.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.thegernertco.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Young Adult | Graphic Novels
NONFICTION GENRES

Science

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • His interests are wide-ranging–basically whatever is well-written and creative–but they boil down in particular to literary and commercial fiction, popular (fun) science, young adult, sci-fi/fantasy and graphic novels (of both a traditional and literary bent).
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • He prefers snail mail queries
    • Snail Mail: query with first 3 chapters and short synopsis
    • Email: query via info@thegernertco.com (please do NOT send emails to the individual agents' emails)

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate from Princeton University and earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Graphic Novels
    Molly Crabapple and John Leavitt's THE UNWANTED CARNIVAL, a graphic novel pitched as Geek Love meets American Gods, about a traveling circus populated by immortal outcasts who set up in a small rust-belt town seeking money, pleasure, myth and a successor, to Calista Brill at First Second, by Seth Fishman at The Gernert Company (World English).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Peter & Max: A Fables Novel
    Author:   Bill Willingham
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Vertigo (October 13, 2009)
    The Fables, a group of folk and fairytale characters, are living as a community in New York after being chased out of their previous lands by an evil conqueror. Some of their story has been told through a series of award-winning graphic novels, but Bill Willingham has written this tale as a novel (Vertigo, 2009) that stands alone.
    View book at Amazon

    Grimmer Tales: A Wicked Collection of Happily Never After Stories
    Author:   Erik Bergstrom
    Genres:   Graphic Novels
    Publisher:   Plume (December 9, 2009)
    A twisted retelling of the classic fairytales, filled with off-kilter humor and luscious illustrations
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    The Tiger's Wife: A Novel
    Author:   Tea Obreht
    Genres:   Literary Fiction
    Publisher:   Random House (March 8, 2011)
    Set in war-torn Yugoslavia, Natalia, a young doctor, is on a mission of mercy to an orphanage when she receives word of her beloved grandfather’s death far from their home under circumstances shrouded in confusion. Remembering childhood stories her grandfather once told her, Natalia becomes convinced that he spent his last days searching for "the deathless man," a vagabond who claimed to be immortal. As Natalia struggles to understand why her grandfather, a deeply rational man, would go on such a farfetched journey, she stumbles across a clue that leads her to the extraordinary story of the tiger’s wife.
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://motherwrite.blogspot.com/2010/07/interview-with-agent-seth-fishman.html
    This is an interview on Mother. Write. (Repeat)
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc