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Pitch Your Book Andrea Somberg, Agent at Harvey Klinger Literary Agency – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest

*Pitch opens: February 13 2018 9:00am*
Pitch closes: February 15, 2018  11:59pm*   

*All times are in EST

Before posting your pitch, read the Official Savvy Authors Rules for Pitching. Then post your pitch in the comments section below. The Agent/Editor will read all pitches and notify SavvyAuthors of requests.

Looking For: Fiction, Children’s, Non-fiction  (see blurb below for details)


Andrea SombergAndrea Somberg, Literary Agent, Harvey Klinger Inc.

Fiction, Nonfiction, Children’s

Andrea is looking for: I am always actively looking to take on new authors who write in the following categories:  Fiction: literary, book club fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, romance, thrillers, mystery, fantasy, science fiction Children’s:  young adult, middle grade. Nonfiction: memoir, narrative, popular science, pop-culture, humor, how-to, parenting, self-help, lifestyle, travel, interior design, crafts, cookbooks, business, sports, diet, health & fitness.

About Andrea and the Harvey Klinger Inc.: A literary agent for over fifteen years, Andrea represents a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, including projects for adult, young adult and middle grade audiences. Her clients’ books have been NYTimes and USABestsellers, winners of ALA’s Alex Award, nominated for The Governor General’s Award, the Lambda Award, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, the Ohioana Award and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and named best books of the year by NYPublic Library and Book of the Month Club. She also teaches courses for MediaBistro and Writers Digest. To learn more about her and her agency, Harvey Klinger Inc., please visit her at www.harveyklinger.com and www.andreasomberg.com

Learn more about Andrea and Harvey Klinger Inc.

Questions? Contact [email protected] 

Pitch your book in the comments on this page from 9 AM February 13 to 11:59 PM February 15.

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2) Is your story in the genre that the agent or editor is looking for?
3) Did you double check #1 and #2?
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Good Luck, and happy pitching.
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Genre: Fantasy
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Talon is a harton, a race of people with wings, and a warlord charged with the protection of his province. He has started a war to fight for his province’s independence, but his allies have betrayed him, plunging him toward losing everything he loves. Trusting only his grown children, he wrestles with the decision to send them out to the front lines.
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    alex d
  • February 15, 2019
Title: The Ecdysiasts: A Burlesque Novel
Genre: Upmarket Women’s Fiction
Length: 82,000
Author: Alex Dueben

Caring for her invalid grandmother, burlesque dancer Noelle Aldrich discovers photographs and a diary that show the cold, judgmental woman who helped raise her was a chorus girl as a teenager. Investigating her gran’s life, Noelle confronts the silence and trauma that runs through her family as she looks into the unsolved murder of a dancer she thinks was her grandmother’s lover, putting herself in the crosshairs of a killer.
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    Vince C
  • February 15, 2019
Title: My Smashed-Up Life
Genre: YA contemporary
Length: 85,000 words
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Caley, a seventeen-year-old Burger Chef cashier, struggles to manage epilepsy and a fractured home life. One midsummer evening it’s almost as though the spirit of the wind brings her a warm-hearted soulmate in the form of a newly enlisted paratrooper who flies overseas in “three days and a wakeup.” Together they embark on a bittersweet journey that can’t possibly last but still might heal their scarred lives.
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