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George Nicholson Literary Agent was a book agent with Sterling Lord Literistic in New York City. He passed away February 3, 2015. He was 77 years old. Literary Agent George Nicholson was credited with introducing high-quality paperback publishing to the children’s book industry. Publishing Agent George Nicholson was educated at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. He began his work in publishing in 1959 as President of Artist and Writers Guild – a firm partly owned by Western Printing and Lithographing, which published Golden Books. From there, he went to Dell Publishing, Holt, Viking, and Harper Collins.

George Nicholson Literary Agent joined Sterling Lord Literistic in 1995 as an agent for young adults and children’s books. Literary Agent George Nicholson taught and lectured widely, and published many articles about children’s literature. Additionally, he was on the Board of The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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George Nicholson Literary Agent Biography

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Book Genres – George Nicholson Manus Literary Agent

George Nicholson Literary Agent represents the following book genres:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Children’s Books

Representative Sales – George Nicholson Literary Agent

  • PRESIDENT OF THE WHOLE SIXTH GRADE by Sherri Winston (Little, Brown Children’s)
  • THIS POWERFUL RHYME by Virginia Zimmerman (Clarion)
  • WHOSE SHOE? by Eve Bunting (Clarion)
  • TWO MICE by Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion)
  • THE COPERNICUS LEGACY: THE FORBIDDEN STONE by Tony Abbott (Katherine Tegen Books)
  • A LETTER FROM LEO by Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion)
  • DOG VS. CAT by Chris Gall (Little, Brown Children’s)
  • REVENGE OF THE DINOTRUX  by Chris Gall (Little, Brown Children’s)

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