IRENE SKOLNICK LITERARY AGENCY
27 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
E-mail Address: Sirene35@aol.com
Irene Skolnick began her publishing career as Managing Editor of The Hudson Review and assisted in the early years of Parnassus: Poetry in Review. While employed as Subsidiary Rights Director at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, she served at the National Endowment for Arts and Literature under Frank Conroy and was on the board of the Associated Writing Program. She was a founding member of CLMP and opened her eponymous agency in 1994. She is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives, PEN, and Women’s Media Group. Her love of books has led to a life-long career in publishing. She represents literary and up-market fiction, history, memoir, biography, YA, and middle grade.
Date Company Established: 1993
Percentage Of Fiction/Non-Fiction Represented: 60% Fiction; 40% Non Fiction
Categories Of Interest: ADULT FICTION AND NONFICTION, SPECIALIZES IN LITERARY FICTION, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, POP CULTURE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS.
Categories NOT considered: children’s, screenplays, illustrated books
Do You Accept E-mail Queries? No
Do You Charge A Reading Fee? No
Do You Run An In-House Editorial Service? No
Are You In Any Way A Subsidy Publisher? No
Do You Charge For Up-Front Expenses? No
Is The Fee Reimbursed To The Writer If You Sell The Work? No
Do You Tell A Represented Writer Where You Are Submitting The Work And Send Copies Of Rejections? Yes