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Description: Read fiction and nonfiction submissions Sto DC based literary agency. Provide thoughtful analysis and comments both orally and in writing. Scout for new writers on various websites, newspapers and magazines. Suggest ideas for possible books. A great opportunity for someone who wants to learn more about the publishing industry and what makes good storytelling. Work from home approximately 5-10 hours per week. If applicant is local, weekly one-hour meeting in person at Metro accessible office in Bethesda.

Agency clients include nationally prominent writers, New York Times bestselling authors, and Pulitzer Prize-winners, among them Stephen Coonts, Eleanor Clift, Peter Cozzens, Elizabeth Pryor, Aaron Miller, Curtis Wilkie, and Nina Burleigh. Before becoming an agent, Deborah worked in book publishing as an acquisitions editor, her best known acquisition being The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy. Agency areas of representation include fiction and nonfiction with a strong emphasis on narrative nonfiction, history, adventure, politics, current and foreign affairs, memoir, the environment, the Middle East, the military, science, and the American South.
Please send resume and cover letter to Deborah Grosvenor,

Length of Internship: winter/spring semester 2018
Requirements: Good writing, editing, and analytical skills. Interest in book publishing and intellectually curious.
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Application Due Date: Feb 15 2018
Payment: Non paid, possible college credit.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Grosvenor,
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