Full Agent Profile: Barbara Lowenstein


Barbara Lowenstein

Lowenstein Associates

Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Young Adult | Children's | Multi-Cultural | Middle Grade

History | Politics | Medical | Science | Parenting | Multi-Cultural | Self-Help | Memoirs | Dating/Relationships | Current Affairs | Business | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Cultural/Social Issues | Juvenile

  • This agent accepts queries

    • Barbara is currently looking for writers who have a platform and are leading experts in their field, including business, women’s issues, psychology, health, science and social issues, and is particularly interested in strong new voices in both adult fiction and narrative nonfiction.
    • Kathleen is currently looking for children's books, specifically young adult, middle grade and chapter books, both fiction and non-fiction. She does not represent picture books.
    • Screenplays or picture books.
    • http://www.lowensteinassociates.com/submission.html
    • By e-mail: Please send us a one-page query letter, along with the first ten pages pasted in the body of the message (if fiction; for non-fiction, please send only a query letter), by email to assistant(at)bookhaven.com Please put the word QUERY and the title of your project in the subject field of your email and address it (the query) to the agent of your choice. Please do not send an attachment as the message will be deleted without being read and no reply will be sent. We reply to all queries (which follow the guidelines) and generally send a response within 2-4 weeks. There is no e-mail auto-responder at this time. If you put QUERY in the subject line, the filter will keep it in the right folder.
    • By mail: For Fiction: Mail a query letter, short synopsis, first chapter and a S.A.S.E (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope). For Nonfiction: Mail a query letter, proposal, if available, or else a project overview and a S.A.S.E (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope). To address as listed. Please note, if you do not include a S.A.S.E., we will not be able to respond to your submission. Please allow 4-6 weeks for our response.
    • Please do not call to pitch your query or fax queries.

    • http://www.lowensteinassociates.com/agent_1.html
    • For almost four decades, Barbara has represented the international bestselling author M. C. Beaton, known as the "Queen of Cozy Mysteries." Beaton’s two mystery series HAMISH MACBETH (Grand Central) and AGATHA RAISIN (St. Martin's) have been translated into 15 languages. Mammoth Screen and Free at Last have recently produced a 2-hour TV pilot of AGATHA RAISIN to be aired shortly on Sky 1 HD in the UK. The HAMISH MACBETH series has been optioned by Acorn Productions Limited.

    Fiction | Mystery
    Mary Mackey's FOWL PLAY, a humorous short mystery for the anthology THE KILLER WORE CRANBERRY: ROOM FOR THIRDS, to J. Alan Hartman at Untreed Reads, for publication in October 2013, by Barbara Lowenstein at Lowenstein Associates.

    Non-Fiction | Business
    The author of EXPECT TO WIN Carla Harris's REPOSITION TO WIN, brings her expertise as a Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley to show us how to navigate to success in any economic environment, to Caroline Sutton at Hudson Street Press, by Barbara Lowenstein at Lowenstein Associates (NA).

    Non-Fiction | Health & Fitness
    P90X creator Tony Horton's untitled first narrative book, a wake-up call that cuts through the mainstream diet and fitness rhetoric to explain how cultivating personal health and wellness leads to a better, more successful life and details the story of his own path to health and success, to Julie Will at Harper Wave, by Barbara Lowenstein (World).

    Zumba: Ditch the Workout, Join the Party
    Author:   Beto Perez
    Genres:   Health & Fitness
    Publisher:   Wellness Central (Hachette)
    Created by celebrity fitness trainer Beto Perez, Zumba® combines fun, easy-to-follow dance steps with hot Latin beats to help you shed pounds and inches fast. Now the DVD and classes that have hooked millions are available in book format, with a complete workout program, fat-burning diet, and an exclusive instructional DVD with 60 minutes worth of music to help you Zumba your way to the perfect body.

    Widow's War
    Author:   Mary Mackey
    Genres:   Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Berkley
    In 1853, Carolyn Vinton is left alone and pregnant after her fiance, abolitionist doctor William Saylor, disappears. After his stepbrother convinces her that William is dead, Carolyn accepts his offer of marriage, not realizing that she is being drawn into an elaborate ruse by her new husband and his father, a pro-slavery senator-and that William is still alive. Their passionate reunion takes place in the midst of the violent Civil War, as abolitionists and pro-slavers battle over the Kansas Territory. Now only their willingness to sacrifice their lives for their beliefs- and for each other-can save them.

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