Marissa Walsh Literary Agent was an agent with FinePrint Literary Managenment in New York City before she became a writer. She is no longer an agent. Literary Agent Marissa Walsh began her publishing career at Nan A. Talese/Doubleday and the Ellen Levine Literary Agency. She was an editor at Delacorte Press/Random House Children’s Books for seven years, where Publishing Agent Marissa Walsh published E. Lockhart, Ned Vizzini, and Maryrose Wood and her books received various honors, including New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant YA Readers, Junior Library Guild Selection, and Whitbread Award Shortlist (YA).
Marissa Walsh Literary Agent is the author of the comic memoir Girl with Glasses: My Optic History (Simon Spotlight Entertainment) and the YA novel A Field Guide to High School (Delacorte Press/Random House Children’s Books); coauthor of the Boston Globe Bestseller Tipsy in Madras: A Complete Guide to ‘80s Preppy Drinking (Perigee/Penguin); and editor of the YA anthologies Not Like I’m Jealous or Anything: The Jealousy Book (Delacorte Press/Random House Children’s Books) and Does This Book Make Me Look Fat? (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Literary Agent Marissa Walsh teaches Children’s Writing at Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Marissa Walsh Literary Agent is now a writer.
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Book Genres – Marissa Walsh Literary Agent
Marissa Walsh Literary Agent represented the following genres of books:
- Children’s Books
Representative Sales – Marissa Walsh Literary Agent
- THE MYSTERIOUS MESSAGES OF RUTH AND RUBY by Karen Rivers (Arthur A. Levine Books)
- MY FIRST KAFKA: RUNAWAYS, RODENTS, AND GIANT BUGS by Matthue Roth (One Peace Books)
- YOU KNOW WHO’S AWESOME? by Ted Fox (Adams Media)
- GENIE WISHES by Elisabeth Dahl (Amulet)
- A SONG FOR BIJOU by Josh Farrar (Walker Children’s)
- THE MAPMAKER AND THE GHOST by Sarvenaz Tash (Walker Children’s)
- RULES TO ROCK BY by Josh Farrar (Walker Children’s)
- THE WORLD IS LIKE A BIG SISTER by Jennifer Stark (Putnam Children’s)
- BURNING UP by Antonio Pagliarulo (Delacorte)
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