Ethan Bassoff

Literary Agency: 
Lippincott Massie McQuilkin
Address:
27 West 20th Street, #305
New York, New York 10011
Phone: 
(212) 352-2055
E-mail: 
Twitter Handle: 
Accepts E-mail Queries: 
Yes
Interested in Representing:
Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Nonfiction, Political, and Pop Culture
Clients Include: 

Kris D'Agostino, Amber Dermont, Michael Chorost

Submission Guidelines: 

Send a one-page query letter via e-mail, including a brief synopsis of your book, a short bio with any writing education, previous publications, awards, and any other related information. For fiction, please include the first five chapters. For nonfiction, send a proposal (if available) or the first five chapters and a summary. Response time: "I request eight weeks to read but usually reply much sooner."

Tips From the Agent: 

"I like to see any previous publications / writing education and comparable titles."

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