Brooks Sherman Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Brooks Sherman and Janklow & Nesbit Associates is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Publishing Agent Brooks Sherman is an agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates. Prior to joining Janklow & Nesbit Associates, Book Agent Brooks Sherman worked as a literary agent at FinePrint Literary Management, The Bent Agency, and in the managing editorial department of Henry Holt and Company. He graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Drama. Before he started his publishing career, he spent several years working in the entertainment industry (in both New York and Hollywood), and two years with the Peace Corps in West Africa.
Literary Agent Brooks Sherman is a hands-on editorial agent and enjoys developing projects with his authors before sending them to publishers. In fiction, he represents middle grade, young adult, picture books, and select commercial and literary adult works. In nonfiction, he represents narrative, politics, humor, and pop culture. In everything, he is looking for projects that balance a gripping plot with a strong voice. Books that make him laugh are particularly desired. He is drawn to stories that explore contemporary social issues, elevate marginalized voices, and are well-centered or woven in great world-building.
Literary Agent Brooks Sherman’s clients include #1 New York Times-bestselling and award-winning authors. He is a member of the AAR and SCBWI.
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