A NEW AGENT, A NEW MISSION, AND A NEW NAME
NEW YORK, NY (December 9, 2011). Stonesong, a literary agency, book developer, and custom publisher, redefines their mission with a new look, name, and website and adds a new agent. Starting January 5th, Stonesong welcomes literary agent Emmanuelle Morgen, representing adult and children’s fiction, including women’s fiction and romance, historical fiction, and young adult fiction, and nonfiction in the areas of psychology, pop science, self-help, and memoir.
Founded in 1979, today Stonesong has three distinct divisions: a literary agency representing adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction; a book development division providing concept creation, project management, design, and production services; and a custom publishing division collaborating with private clients to produce the highest-quality books and e-books. New York Times bestsellers include The Sisters Grimm series and the NERDS series by Michael Buckley (Abrams/Amulet), The Daring Book for Girls (HarperCollins), and How Not to Look Old by Charla Krupp (Grand Central Press). Forthcoming titles include the widely anticipated Smitten Kitchen Cookbook (Knopf, Fall 2012), Small Plates and Sweet Treats by Cannelle et Vanille’s Aran Goyoaga (Little, Brown, Fall 2012), and Amy Atlas’s Sweet Designs (Hyperion, Spring 2012). Stonesong’s books and authors have been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, The Martha Stewart Show, Live with Anderson Cooper and in O Magazine, People, InStyle, Parents, and Glamour.
Alison Fargis, Partner, represents a wide range of commercially successful, bestselling properties, including cookbooks, pop culture, how-to, fashion, health/wellness, diet, parenting, and children’s and adult fiction.
Ellen Scordato, Partner, manages the production of packaged and custom-publishing titles, working with major publishers and corporate clients including ESPN, NPR, Antiques Roadshow, the New York Public Library, Miraval Resort and Spa, and the Kennedy Center.
Judy Linden, Executive Vice President, Literary Agent, and Director, Digital and Print Media, has been a respected publishing professional for 30 years as an agent, book developer, and executive editor. Judy has represented top-selling properties in the following categories: cooking, fashion, design, crafts, health/wellness, fitness, psychology, parenting, popular science, business, and self-improvement.
Sarah Passick, Editorial Assistant, is a recent graduate from Tulane University and the New York University Publishing Institute. She is interested in acquiring narrative nonfiction and pop culture titles from and for twenty-somethings.