Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Big News!

So, good news time! =)

I am officially going to continue agenting, and I'll be working with Lori Perkins of the L. Perkins Agency. Lori has been in the publishing business for twenty years, and represents such clients as Tim Lucas, Ray Manzarek (keyboardist for the The Doors), John Skipp, Cecilia Tan, Anna Benson, Joey Bishop, and Jeanne Cavelos, as well as many, many other equally interesting people. Lori is very well-respected within the industry, and I'm very happy that I get to work with her.

My new business e-mail address is, and any snail mail stuff, such as queries or manuscripts, can be sent to me at:

Jenny Rappaport
L. Perkins Agency
15-9 Interlaken Court
Freehold, NJ 07728

I prefer snail mail queries, although e-mail ones are fine as well, especially if you live outside the USA. With your query letter you should only include a synopsis of your project, as well as any other pertinent information. I don't want to see manuscript pages, unless I ask for them in the form of a partial.

I'm actively acquiring in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, horror, and romance, and I'm particularly interested in novels that excel at storytelling. At the moment, I'm not very interested in straight contemporary romances (I already have several clients doing those), but I'm open to historical romances and paranormals of any type.

ETA: I am still in the process of notifying clients, due to the long holiday weekend, so if you haven't heard from me yet, you'll be getting a call later today. (I know several of you read my blog. =)


Jodi Meadows said...

Wowow, that's great news! Congratulations! I've heard great things about the L. Perkins Agency. You'll fit right in. :D

Livia Llewellyn said...


Katey Coffing, Ph.D. said...

SuWEEEET, Jenny! Congratulations. (And since you're my agent, I'm doubly thrilled you found a great agency!) :-)

Catherine Morris said...

Yay, Jenny!!

Catherine Morris said...

Yay Jenny!!

Harry Connolly said...

Congratulations on the move!

Catherine Morris said...

Heh heh, oops, sorry about the double post. Well, double yay, then!

James Dashner said...

Congratulations, Jenny! I think we're all very happy that you're sticking to the agent life.

Jodi Davis said...

Yeah! Congrats - new jobs are exhilarating.

PS - Loved Voices of a Distant Star Thanks!

Anonymous said...

If I sent a query to you at Folio just before you left, do I need to resend? I assume you took your queries with you when you left, but I know things can get lost in the shuffle.

Jenny Rappaport said...

jodi davis, I'm so happy someone got something useful out of my column! =)

anonymous, it's probably much better to resend the query to my new address, since although my mail is theoretically getting forwarded from Folio, I have yet to see any of it.

Jordan Summers said...

Congratulations! I'm sure you'll be very happy. :D

Gord Rollo said...

Hi Jenny,

Your above post has me a bit worried as well. You requested those partials of mine for my Crimson and Jigsaw horror novels but I sent them to Folio's address. Could you please check and see if you have them or if I'll need to resend. Much appreciated.

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