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Brooks Sherman Literary Agent was a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit Associates. He is no longer taking submissions. Publishing Agent Brooks Sherman was 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 was a hands-on editorial agent and enjoyed developing projects with his authors before sending them to publishers. In fiction, he represented middle grade, young adult, picture books, and select commercial and literary adult works. In nonfiction, he represented narrative, politics, humor, and pop culture. In everything, he was looking for projects that balanced a gripping plot with a strong voice. Books that made him laugh were particularly desired. He was drawn to stories that explored contemporary social issues, elevate marginalized voices, and were 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.

Brooks Sherman Literary Agent was on our list of AAR Publishing Agents (book agents who are members of the Association of Authors’ Representatives), Publishing Agents NYC (book agents in NYC), Publishing Agents New York (book agents in New York State), Publishing Agents USA (book agents in the United States), Fiction Publishing Agents (book agents who represent fiction authors), Nonfiction Publishing Agents (book agents who represent nonfiction, not just novels), Children’s Publishing Agents (book agents who represent books for younger readers), Young Adult Publishing Agents (book agents who represent YA books for teens), Middle Grade Publishing Agents (book agents who represent books for middle grade tween readers), and Picture Book Publishing Agents (book agents who represent picture books for kids).

Brooks Sherman Literary Agent Biography

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Book Genres – Brooks Sherman Literary Agent

Brooks Sherman Literary Agent represented the following genres of books:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Children’s Books

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