Andrea Brown Literary Agency
The Andrea Brown Literary Agency was founded in August 1981 and has offices in the San Francisco Bay area, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
Our agency works to bring to light the voices and perspectives of new writers as well as to nurture and develop the careers of experienced authors. Our goal, whether seeking to secure a publishing contract or helping our clients independently publish their work, is to make sure that clients are not only published, but published well.
Our philosophy is to remain a "small" agency at heart. We invest a great deal of personal care and attention in each project, and we are hands-on in all aspects of our interactions with clients. We work closely with clients in an editorial capacity and we devise a strategy at every stage of the writing process that will enable us to find the best publisher for each book. In doing so, we think about both short term and long term goals for our clients, always keeping the trajectory of a successful career in mind.
Our agents have backgrounds in New York publishing, editing, academia, business, teaching, writing and film, and one of our strengths as an agency is that we work collaboratively. Our clients have the benefit not only of their individual agent's expertise but of the combined experience and vision of the group.
As a West Coast based agency, we follow a tradition of West Coast innovation in our passion for discovering new voices, in our efforts to make New York publishing more inclusive of voices from other parts of the country, and in our attempt to see publishing trends that result from this broader perspective. We combine this approach with access, standing, and visibility in the publishing community at large. Our agents make regular trips to New York, attend industry conventions, and participate as faculty at writers' conferences all over the country. We ensure a high profile for our clients and actively keep our fingers on the pulse of publishing.
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In book two of the Rootless trilogy , Banyan has escaped from Promise Island with the last living trees on earth, and he's desperate to smuggle them to safety.But powerful enemies are in pursuit, seeking to claim the trees for themselves. To reach a safe haven, Banyan will need the help of the pirate girl he loves, Alpha, his broken friend, Crow, and his troubled sister, Zee.
Joy In Mudville
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
Trail of Bones (Danger Boy Series #3)
After an accident with their time-travel vessel, Eli Sands and his friends Clyne and Thea are thrown into nineteenth-century America. Clyne is stranded alone in hostile territory, Thea is mistaken for an escaped slave and taken into custody, and Eli joins the famed Lewis and Clark expedition in the hopes of saving them both. Will their stumble into 1804 change the course of history?
Soaring Like Eagles
When Kate hears a conversation at her mother's funeral, she unlocks a door to her family's past. Now she is determined to track down her Cherokee grandfather, Tsan, who lives on Snowbird Mountain. He teaches Kate the Cherokee way of life, and together they raise an eaglet orphaned by ruthless poachers. When the poachers return, Tsan and Kate must try to save the majestic birds, but at what cost?
City of Ruins (Danger Boy Series #4)
After another close call, Eli Sands is back in San Francisco in 2020. Unfortunately, he and his friends Clyne and Thea are being held captive by the government agency DARPA. When Thea starts to exhibit symptoms of the deadly slow pox virus, Eli agrees to travel to the war-torn ruins of ancient Jerusalem, where a cure might exist. Will Danger Boy and his friends find their way home again?
Dragon Sword (Danger Boy Series #2)
12-year-old time-traveler Eli Sands has seen much of world history. But in his second adventure, he can't possibly imagine the characters he will encounter: vile Hitler Youth, Joe DiMaggio, even the wizard Merlin! This time Eli may have found his mom, but can he bring her home and save the free world from tyrannical rule? With the help of old friends Clyne and Thea, it may just be possible!
Ancient Fire (Danger Boy Series #1)
In 2019 Eli Sands is a typical kid, spending most of his free time with his vidpad. So what's he doing in the middle of a burning city in ancient Egypt? Standing next to a highly evolved dinosaur from another planet? It all has to do with DARPA and the timesphere experiments.
Eli's mother has disappeared. Now he must save his world and family from a fatal disease that has slipped through time.
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