Ted Weinstein is a literary agent with broad experience on both the business and editorial sides of publishing. Before founding his agency in 2001 he held senior positions in licensing, marketing, publicity and business development with several major publishing companies. Also a widely published author, Ted has been the music critic for NPR’s All Things Considered and a commentator for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Bay Guardian, SF Weekly and Might Magazine.
Ted received his B.A. cum laude in philosophy from Yale College and his Master’s degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management.
Genres and Restrictions
Recent Sales: – THE “826 VALENCIA GUIDES,” “WRITING MEMOIR” AND “WRITING FICTION,” EDITED BY JENNY TRAIG, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVE EGGERS, AT AUCTION TO HENRY HOLT & CO. – AUTHOR OF “THE CULT OF MAC” AND WIRED NEWS MANAGING EDITOR LEANDER KAHNEY’S “CHAIRMAN STEVE’S LITTLE WHITE BOOK: THE LEADERSHIP SECRETS OF STEVE JOBS,” AT AUCTION TO PORTFOLIO/PENGUIN – USA TODAY EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER RICHARD WHITMIRE’S “BOY TROUBLES: RESCUING BOYS FROM THEIR ACADEMIC SLIDE” AT AUCTION TO BROADWAY BOOKS/RANDOM HOUSE
Categories Of Interest: TED WEINSTEIN LITERARY MANAGEMENT IS A LEADING U.S. LITERARY AGENCY AND A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AUTHORS’ REPRESENTATIVES (AAR). OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE A WIDE RANGE OF JOURNALISTS, ACADEMICS AND OTHER EXPERT NONFICTION AUTHORS. WE ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN NARRATIVE NONFICTION, POPULAR SCIENCE, BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY, CURRENT AFFAIRS AND POLITICS, CONTEMPORARY CULTURE, BUSINESS, FOOD AND COOKING, HEALTH AND MEDICINE, AND QUIRKY REFERENCE BOOKS.
Categories NOT considered: No fiction, screenplays, juvenile or children’s.