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FUSE LITERARY Promotes Michelle Richter to Senior Agent
By: Foreword Literary, Inc.
"Michelle's tenure as a Big Five editor prior to joining the agency has informed all aspects of her job as an agent. We are so pleased with the successes she's earned for her clients' work," said Fuse co-founder and partner Laurie McLean, who formed Fuse Literary seven years ago with her business partner Gordon Warnock.
"Michelle has continued to prove herself as a top-tier agent, especially in the crime fiction world," Gordon said. "We can't wait to see what she accomplishes in the new year."
Michelle Richter specializes in crime fiction, women's book club fiction, and romance for adults along with select young adult mystery and contemporary titles. In the last two years alone, her clients have won or been nominated for several major awards, including the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty, Macavity, ITW Thriller, and Mary Higgins Clark awards.
Michelle joined Fuse Literary in 2014 after working as an acquisitions editor for St. Martin's Press, where she worked on a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. She was promoted to Agent at Fuse in 2018. She has a Master's degree in Publishing from Pace University, where she serves as an adjunct lecturer.
Michelle is located in New York and can be found online on Twitter and Instagram at @michrichter1 and will be open to submissions in the new year at https://querymanager.com/
ABOUT FUSE LITERARY
Fuse Literary is a cutting-edge hybrid literary agency, blending the knowledge and expertise 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 New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, and Canada. Founding partners Laurie McLean and Gordon Warnock are joined by senior agents Connor Goldsmith and Michelle Richter; agents Emily Keyes, Tricia Skinner, Carlisle Webber and Veronica Park; associate agent Karly Caserza, book scout Jen Karsbaek, and a wide-ranging group of interns and readers. Learn more at www.fuseliterary.com or follow us on Twitter @FuseLiterary.
For more information contact:
Gordon Warnock, Fuse Literary, 916-549-5864
Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary, 650-291-4752
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