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FUSE Literary Promotes Goldsmith and Sciuto to Agent
“Both Connor and Sara have shown us a huge amount of talent, heart, skill, and success since joining the agency, and we are so pleased to tell the world how valuable they are to us with these promotions,”
“Since bringing Connor and Sara on board in 2014 we knew we had something special,” Gordon said. “Their clients know it. The editors know it. Now everyone else will know it too.”
Connor Goldsmith began his career in publishing in 2012 at Lowenstein Associates, where he was promoted to Associate Agent in March 2013. He joined Fuse in early 2014. Prior to transitioning into the world of books, he spent a year as a full-time intern and relief assistant in the commercial film and television department at Abrams Artists Agency. Born and raised in New York, Connor lived for a brief stint in the Midwest studying English and the Classics at Oberlin College in Ohio. He is passionate about narrative fiction across all media as a vehicle for social progress, and received a Master’s Degree in Media Studies from The New School for Public Engagement. Connor represents a variety of book projects including science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, upmarket commercial fiction, celebrity nonfiction, nonfiction from recognized experts in their field, history, theater, cinema, music, television, mass media, popular culture, feminism and gender studies, LGBT issues, race relations, and the sex industry. He can be queried at queryconnor@
Sara Sciuto is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and also completed literature coursework at NYU. Her first industry experience was working on film and foreign rights with Taryn Fagerness Agency. From there she joined Full Circle Literary where she specialized in children’s literature and was there for over three years before joining Fuse Literary. Sara is actively building her children’s list, including everything from picture books to middle grade and young adult projects. Sara’s also considering select prescriptive adult nonfiction in the areas of craft, design, how-to, lifestyle, and pop culture. Query Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sara is located near Los Angeles.
ABOUT FUSE LITERARY
Fuse Literary is a new type of hybrid literary agency, blending the knowledge and skills of traditional book publishing with the brash new opportunities engendered by digital publishing, self-publishing, ebooks, social media, and technology. The company has agents in California, New York, Vancouver, Dallas, and Chicago. Founding partners Laurie McLean and Gordon Warnock are joined by agents Connor Goldsmith, Emily Keyes, Michelle Richter, Sara Sciuto, and Jennifer Chen Tran, as well as assistant agent Tricia Skinner, literary assistant and project manager Laura Cummings, literary assistant Morgan Jerkins, book scout Jen Karsbaek, in house publicist Estelle Hallick, and a wide-ranging group of interns and readers. For more, visit www.fuseliterary.com or follow us on Twitter @FuseLiterary.
For more information contact:
Gordon Warnock, Fuse Literary, 916-549-5864
Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary, 650-922-0914