Posted by: Kathy Temean | May 10, 2018

New Opportunity – ASK JENNIE

I WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE AGENT JENNIE DUNHAM OWNER OF DUNHAM LITERARY HAS AGREED TO JOIN AUTHOR DIANNE OCHILTREE, (ASK DIANNE), ARTIST REPS CHRIS TUGEAU AND CHRISTY TUGEAU EWERS (ASK CAT) AT THE CAT ART AGENCY DURING JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IN A COLUMN CALLED ASK JENNIE.

Don’t miss this opportunity. Send your agent questions now, so Jennie has time to write June’s column. Send them to kathy.temean(at)gmail.com.

Jennie Dunham owner of Dunham Literary Agency has agreed to be May’s Featured Agents and will critique four first pages from the submissions sent in this month. She has been a literary agent in New York, New York since May 1992. In August 2000 she founded Dunham Literary, Inc.

She represents authors of quality fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children and some illustrators of children’s books.

Literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, biography, memoir, history, parenting/family, politics/current affairs, relationships, science/technology, picture books, middle grade, young adult, illustrators.

She has been a member of AAR (Association of Authors Representatives) since 1993 and is a member of the SCBWI. She served on the Program Committee and was Program Committee Director for several years. She was also a member of the Electronic Committee.

She started her career at John Brockman Associates and then Mildred Marmur Associates. She was employed by Russell & Volkening for 6 years before she left to found Dunham Literary, Inc.

She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Anthropology and .has a master’s degree in Social Work from New York University (although she only practices with characters on the page).

WEBSITE: http://www.dunhamlit.com

She frequently speaks at writers conferences and events.

Member:
AAR
SCBWI

Books She’s Represented

Children’s Books

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ pop-up by Robert Sabuda
ADELE & SIMON by Barbara McClintock
BAD KITTY by Nick Bruel
THE GOLLYWHOPPER GAMES by Jody Feldman
WAITING FOR NORMAL by Leslie Connor
LEARNING NOT TO DROWN by Anna Shinoda

Books for Adults

WORM by Mark Bowden
A SHADOW ALL OF LIGHT by Fred Chappell
GANGSTERLAND by Tod Goldberg
FORWARD FROM HERE by Reeve Lindbergh
IN MY MOTHER’S HOUSE by Margaret McMullan

What She’s Seeking

First and foremost, voice.
A strong story. Memorable characters. Unusual premises. Heart and heartbreak.

Jennie Dunham represents picture books writers and illustrators, chapter books, middle grade, young adult and for adults literary fiction and non-fiction.

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


Responses

  1. Thank you, Kathy and Jennie Dunham for this opportunity. Reading more about this Agency.

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