I am a literary agent with the Irene Goodman agency based in New York City, established 40 years ago! IGLA represents a wide range of distinguished authors, including critically acclaimed and bestselling novelists, memoirists, essayists, journalist, designers, and Film/TV personalities. Our dedicated approach offers clients a full service experience that extends beyond domestic sales to International, Film, Television, and Branding, etc. and our personal commitment to and passion for our work means every author gets a hands-on, personalized experience!
I represent bestselling and award winning novelists, essayists, memoirists, and authors writing an eclectic list of genres that ranges from adult literary and upmarket commercial fiction through Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction, as well as narrative non-fiction, and memoir. I am always eager for fiction and non-fiction that haunts me, and I am hungry for a variety of genres for all audiences, including Literary and Upmarket Suspense, Thrillers, Magical Realism, Historical, Speculative, Mystery, Gothic, and Procedurals, and my list is split between contemporary and sci-fi and fantasy titles!
For more information about my clients and what I am looking to represent, please check out the WHAT I'M INTO page of my website!
When not working or reading, I am a lover of music, sleep, pasta, old friends, new friends, animals, dance parties, travel shows, exercise, food, Disney films, crime dramas, fuzzy sweaters, and laughter.
GENRES I REPRESENT : ADULT – Literary and Commercial Fiction anything from psychological suspense, thriller or mystery, to literary speculative, to fantasy and sci-fi. YOUNG ADULT – pretty much everything! Literary, voicey, character driven contemporary, heartwarming and funny, dark, edgy and commercial, thrillers, noir, horror, light sci-fi/ fantasy, paranormal, supernatural, urban fantasy, suspense, mystery). MIDDLE GRADE – Fantasy / Adventure novels, sci-fi, coming-of-age humorous middle grade. NON-FICTION: I represent narrative non-fiction, memoir, and select humorous/pop-culture non-fiction.
GENRES I DON'T REPRESENT: In non-fiction, I am probably not the best bet for popular science, psychology, philosophy, religious/ new age/spirituality books. In fiction I tend to be unpersuaded by Picture Books, Erotica, New Adult, and Regency Romances.