Karen Miller has delivered the first book in her new epic series, THE TARNISHED CROWN to Orbit and we expect great things when it is published in Spring 2014.
Fans of MaryJanice Davidson should get ready for a great new series, DÉJÀ VU, which was just licensed to Berkley in a 2 book deal.
With got some exciting new client news. One of this year’s Edgar nominees, Al Lamanda has signed with us and we are shopping his John Bekker series now. The second book in the series, SUNRISE is coming from Five Star this Summer and two more John Bekker novels are ready to follow it.
Judd Trichter has delivered the final draft of LOVE IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION to Thomas Dunne Books.
Kay Kenyon’s A THOUSAND PERFECT THINGS will be coming from Premier Digital Publishing this Fall.
Gail Martin has sold the next two books in the ASCENDANT KINGDOMS series to Orbit.
Mel Odom has sold a three book military SF series to Voyager entitled MAKAUM.
Lucy Monroe has moved her single title career to Grand Central in a three book deal entitled THE CALKIRN CHRONICLES.
The second book in James M. Tabor’s ‘Hallie Leland’ series, FROZEN SOLID is coming from Random House in April. The first book THE DEEP ZONE just finished an impressive showing in a promotionally priced e-book edition.
Caldecott winner Eric Rohmann has re-united with Candace Fleming on two new picture book projects, SLEEP IN YOUR OWN BED for Schwartz and Wade and BULLDOZER’S BIRTHDAY for Atheneum.
Well, here’s the latest:
Enjoy the holidays
We’re sending out the following solicitation letter to several SFF sites and blogs announcing that we’re looking for new Science Fiction and Fantasy authors. Feel free to pass this along to friends via the social network of your choice or re-post on your own blog. We look forward to seeing your submissions!
We’re writing to introduce you to The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency and to let you know we are actively seeking clients in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. We are a full service agency, representing writers at every stage of their career.
The agency opened in 1984 and has always had an interest in both genres. We’re privileged to represent a number of top talents in science fiction and fantasy such as John Scalzi, Karen Miller, Sharon Shinn, Gail Z. Martin, Ian Douglas/Bill Keith, Kay Kenyon, Mel Odom, and the recently signed James Cambias for whom we just sold his first novel. We are also proud to represent the estate of Gandalf Grand Master Award winning author Andre Norton.
Our success in this area is not confined to the adult market, either. The agency has negotiated publication deals for young adult fantasies by Karen Miller, Mel Odom, Sharon Shinn, and Ed Willet as well.
We are a very active, successful seller of translation rights with agents in all foreign markets and a track record of approximately fifty new licenses per year. We also successfully license film rights, audio-book rights, e-book rights and rights for publication in theUnited Kingdom.
The ideal submission for us is an introductory letter, synopsis and the first three chapters of manuscript. We welcome electronic submissions to email@example.com. We also welcome submission by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope for response. Please check our website (ethanellenberg.com) and follow the submission guidelines carefully.
We remain upbeat, active and committed to the highest standards of professional conduct and representation. We are members in good standing of the Association of Author’s Representatives and consistently receive high marks from all the top professional writers’ organizations. We look forward to your submission.
Ethan Ellenberg, President Evan Gregory, Associate Agent
June 24, 2012 is a very happy day for us, we have two NEW YORK TIMES HARDCOVER BESTSELLERS on this Sunday’s list.
John Scalzi’s REDSHIRTS leads off at #15, congratulations John, this is a wonderful achievement. MaryJanice Davidson’s UNDEAD AND UNSTABLE, the 11th volume in her magical Queen Betsy series appears at #29 and she can add at that to her long string of Times bestsellers. Fans will be happy to know she recently contracted for books 12 and 13 in the series, so every June, you have something to look forward to.
In other news:
We’re happy to report some recent sales and other news:
JOHN SCALZI—Tor publishes REDSHIRTS in hardcover June 2012—we’ve just sold the 5th book in the OLD MAN’S WAR series for publication June 2013.
SHARON SHINN—her break out new series starts in hardcover in March with THE SHAPE OF DESIRE followed by STILL LIFE WITH SHAPE-SHIFTER in October both from Ace. The Shape of Desire received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.
IAN DOUGLAS—we’ve sold his entire backlist to Harper UK. Douglas is now one of the best selling authors of military SF in the U.S. His new book STAR CARRIER: SINGULARITY was just released.
GAIL MARTIN—her new series launches with ICE-FORGED in February 2013. She is Orbit’s top selling fantasy author this month in the U.K.with THE DREAD.
MARYJANICE DAVIDSON—More UNDEAD’S ARE COMING! Berkley has just bought books 12 and 13 in a major deal.
CHRISTINE WARREN—her next book in ‘the Others’ series, ON THE PROWL publishes in March and we just sold a new 3 book series for her to St. Martin’s.
G.A. AIKEN—the 6th book in the DRAGON KIN series will be published 9/2012 and Kensington is negotiating for 3 more.
ROBIN BRIDGES—her debut series has gone back to press already for THE GATHERING STORM and the second book THE UNFAILING LIGHT will be published January 2013.
ERIC ROHMANN—BONE DOG was Roaring Brook’s top selling picture book this past Fall.
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