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Lane Zachary 4

An agent with Massie & McQuilkin (MMQLIT) (see other agents at this agency).

About

Lane Zachary is a 25-year veteran of the publishing world, received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her M.A. in Literature from Boston University. She began her publishing career at The Palmer and Dodge Agency (now Kneerim & Williams), where she sold the long-lost Louisa May Alcott novel, A Long, Fatal Love Chase. In 1996, she co-founded Zachary Shuster Harmsworth, where among many other distinguished authors she represented National Book Award and PEN Faulkner winner Ha Jin; Kingsley Tufts Award-winning poet Tom Sleigh; and Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell. She also has had the pleasure of working on memoirs including Marina Keegan’s The Opposite of Loneliness and Broadway star Tovah Feldshuh’s Lilyville. Biographies she has sold include Joshua Kendall’s The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness and the Creation of Roget’s Thesaurus and Patti Hartigan’s August Wilson: The Kiln in Which He Was Fired. Her authors have been New York Times best sellers as well as recipients of the Rona Jaffe, Guggenheim and PEN Hemingway Awards.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
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Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Dates

Last Updated: 06 Dec 2023
Last Audited: 06 Dec 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 27 Mar 2018

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