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Dawn Frederick

An agent with Red Sofa Literary (see other agents at this agency).

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Dawn Frederick is the owner of Red Sofa Literary, established in 2008. After earning her B.S. in Human Ecology and M.S. in Library and Information Sciences, she moved to the Twin Cities, to work for Oliver Press. Eventually she met Laurie Harper of Sebastian Literary and became an agent in 2002. Between working in both chain and independent bookstores, books have played a significant role in her personal and professional lives. From working with sales reps, booksellers, and building strong relations with her bookstore customers, it was clear that truly finding a good book requires knowing what readers want. It’s no surprise she eventually became an agent, as it was a natural progression. Dawn co-founded the MN Publishing Tweet Up, a local community social monthly meetup. She was formerly a member of the Board of Director for Loft Literary and a former President of the Twin Cities Community Advisory Council for MPR. In addition to being an instructor at Loft Literary, Dawn has taught extensively around the country on the ABCs of getting published at many writing conferences. She lives in St Paul, with her three cats and one grumpy bird (who is 27 years old). When she isn’t chasing down a cat or gardening, she can be found attending a show at First Avenue.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, Middle grades, Young adults.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Novel Novel
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Submissions:

Method: Electronic submissions.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.


Nonfiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, Middle grades, Young adults.

Lengths:
Book Book
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream. Excluding: Personal.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: History (General, Biographies), Politics/Political Science, Sexuality/Gender (Women/Female issues), Society/Culture (General, Current events, Pop culture), Sports/Recreation (General, See guidelines). Excluding: Memoir.

Submissions:

Method: Electronic submissions.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.


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Dates

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 14 Jan 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 27 Jul 2018

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