Full Agent Profile: Beth Phelan



NAME

Beth Phelan

AGENCY
The Bent Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
PHELANQUERIES@THEBENTAGENCY.COM
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://thebentagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Romance | Young Adult | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Food & Lifestyle | Cookbooks | Pop Culture | Pets | Gay & Lesbian | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Beth Phelan represents authors who write young adult fiction, romance, select commercial and literary adult fiction, and nonfiction by way of lifestyle, cooking/food writing, humor, pop culture, LGBT and pets/animals.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does not represent screenplays, poetry, or sports
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • http://thebentagency.com/agent_beth_phelan.php
    • After graduating from New York University, I found my footing as an intern with the Levine Greenberg Literary Agency. Since then, I've held positions at Waxman Leavell Literary and Howard Morhaim Literary Agency.
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Middle Grade
    K.E. Ormsbee's THE HOUSE IN POPLAR WOOD, about twin brothers cursed to serve as apprentices to Death and Memory, and a girl from town who asks for their help solving the murder of a local teen, to Melissa Manlove at Chronicle Children's, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency (World).

    Fiction | Romance
    Scarlett Cole's debut THE STRONGEST STEEL, the first in the Second Circle series, in which a woman with a knack for running away finds a Miami tattoo artist who agrees to ink over her horrific scars, but must take a stand when her attacker returns and threatens her new life -- and new love, to Elizabeth Poteet at St. Martin's, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Romance
    M.J. Pullen's self-published contemporary romance novels THE MARRIAGE PACT, REGRETS ONLY and BAGGAGE CHECK, about three school friends now in their 30s and reconciling conflicts in career, friendship and especially love, to Nicole Sohl at Thomas Dunne Books, in a nice deal, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Ingrid Seymour's IGNITE THE SHADOWS, about a teen hacker who joins a resistance combatting sentient parasites that threaten to take over the population, hiding the fact that she has already been infected and is fighting her own private battle for control of her mind, to Natasha Bardon at Voyager, in a three-book deal, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    Jennifer Duell's debut BRANDED, the first in the Riley O'Brien & Co. series, in which a small-town fashion designer falls for the CEO of the family-owned denim company she was secretly hired to overthrow, who gets caught between love and deception, to Leis Pederson at Berkley, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Donna Hosie's THE DEVIL'S DREAMCATCHER, the sequel to THE DEVIL'S INTERN, in which a sixteen-year-old girl attempts to retrieve a stolen piece of property belonging to The Devil, uncovers a sinister plot in the process, and ultimately comes to terms with her own past, to Kelly Loughman at Holiday House, by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    Twitter
    http://twitter.com/beth_phelan
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Waxman Leavell Literary Agency