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Ethan Bassoff

An agent with WME Books (William Morris Endeavor) (see other agents at this agency).

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featuring New York Times bestselling authors and recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Whiting Award, PEN/Hemingway Award, the Livingston Award, National Magazine Award, Guggenheim and NEA fellows, and many other honors. He is interested in a wide range of writing, including literary and crime fiction, creative nonfiction, history, current events, cultural criticism, sports, science, technology, and pop culture and entertainment. He is passionate about important, life-changing subjects told through engaging stories, and brings a strong editorial approach to his clients’ books. A graduate of Emerson College and a former indie bookstore manager, he lectures regularly about book publishing and writing across the country, and keeps store browsers in mind when pursuing new authors. After over a decade in New York, he now lives in the Boston area with his family.

This agent may not respond to all queries. After waiting 42 days, assume your submission will not be accepted.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeSubgenre: Crime.
Lengths:
Novel Novel
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, 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.

Lengths:
Book Book
Styles:

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

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: History, Lifestyle (Food and Drink), Science, Society/Culture (General, Current events, Pop culture), Sports/Recreation.

Submissions:

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


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AccuracyWe have received 3 reports from 3 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported59 min | 235.3 mean avg | 313.0 median | 334 max days (153.1 std dev)
Pending3 responses are pending (10 min | 41.0 mean avg | 42.0 median | 71 max days waiting | 30.5 std dev) from 3 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The agent will try to make a decision within 42 days. (100.0 % of the responses reported to us for this listing have taken longer than 42 days.)
This agent may not respond to all queries. After waiting the time indicated above, assume your submission will not be accepted.

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Dates

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 09 Jan 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 17 May 2018

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