The Rappaport Agency

Agency News

Notice

December 9, 2009

It is with a great deal of sadness that I announce that The Rappaport Agency, LLC will be closing for business at the end of the year, due to economic reasons. I have been privileged to get the chance to work with amazing people over the last four and a half years, many of who I am proud to call my friends. In the coming weeks, I will be wrapping up outstanding submissions and putting things in order. I can be reached by e-mail at jenny@rappaportagency.com

Notice

November, 2009

The agency is closed to submissions through at least January 2010.

Brave New Worlds

October 9, 2009

John Joseph Adams's BRAVE NEW WORLDS, a reprint anthology featuring the best of dystopian fiction from best-selling authors, to Jeremy Lassen at Night Shade Books, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport at The Rappaport Agency (World English).

The Princes of the Golden Cage

July 27, 2009

Portuguese rights to Nathalie Mallet's THE PRINCES OF THE GOLDEN CAGE, to Grupo Saida de Emergencia, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency, in association with Montse Yanez of the Julio F-Yanez Agency.

The Living Dead

July 27, 2009

Spanish rights to John Joseph Adams's THE LIVING DEAD anthology, to Minotauro, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency, in association with Montse Yanez of the Julio F-Yanez Agency.

Wastelands

July 27, 2009

Korean rights to John Joseph Adams's WASTELANDS anthology, to Goldenbough Publishing Company, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency on behalf of the L. Perkins Agency, in association with Alex Lee of the Shinwon Agency.


The Way of the Wizard

May 27, 2009

John Joseph Adams's THE WAY OF THE WIZARD, a mixed reprint/original anthology featuring tales of magic and mayhem from bestselling authors, to Sean Wallace at Prime Books, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport of The Rappaport Agency (World English).


The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination

May 27, 2009

John Joseph Adams's THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, an all-original anthology featuring superhero stories narrated by mad scientists and evil geniuses, including new work from several NYT bestselling authors, to James Frenkel at Tor, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport of The Rappaport Agency on behalf of the L. Perkins Agency (World English).


Winter Song and Damage Time

April 7, 2009

Colin Harvey's WINTER SONG, about a highly-evolved human who crash lands on a forgotten colony planet and his desperate struggle to get off it; and DAMAGE TIME, about a detective in NYC hunting stolen memories that are posted on the net for entertainment, to Marc Gascoigne at Angry Robot Books, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport of The Rappaport Agency, in association with the Zeno Agency (World English).


The Living Dead 2

March 20, 2009

John Joseph Adams's THE LIVING DEAD 2, a sequel to THE LIVING DEAD anthology, featuring a mix of original and reprint zombie stories by bestselling and award-winning authors, to Jeremy Lassen at Night Shade Books, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport of Rappaport Agency (World English)


The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

March 20, 2009

Editor of THE LIVING DEAD John Joseph Adams's THE IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, a reprint anthology of Sherlock Holmes literature that includes both mystery and fantasy short stories about the great detective; featuring stories by Stephen King, Sharyn McCrumb, Naomi Novik, and Anne Perry, among many others, to Jeremy Lassen at Night Shade Books, in a nice deal, for publication in September 2009, by Jenny Rappaport of Rappaport Agency (World English).


By Blood We Live

February 11, 2009

John Joseph Adams's BY BLOOD WE LIVE, a reprint anthology of the best vampire literature of the last few decades, containing stories by Stephen King, Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, Carrie Vaughn, Kelley Armstrong, Harry Turtledove, and Garth Nix, among others, to Jeremy Lassen at Night Shade Books, in a nice deal, for publication in August 2009, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency on behalf of the L. Perkins Agency (World English).


Wastelands

December 5, 2008

Romanian rights to John Joseph Adams's WASTELANDS anthology, to SC Nemira, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency on behalf of the L. Perkins Agency, in association with Simona Kessler International Copyright Agency.


Libyrinth

December 5, 2008

Pearl North's LIBYRINTH, about a girl who lives in a giant library and can hear the voices of the books around her, a skill that puts her in mortal danger when her illiterate enemies decide that she is meant to be their one true Redeemer, to James Frenkel at Tor, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Jenny Rappaport of the Rappaport Agency on behalf of the L. Perkins Agency (World)


The Rappaport Agency Opens

October 15, 2008

Lori Perkins and Jenny Rappaport would like to announce that they are amicably parting ways, and that Jenny will be leaving the L. Perkins Agency to start her own literary agency, The Rappaport Agency.

After a mutually successful two and a half year business relationship, Lori and Jenny have found that their agenting interests are taking them in different directions. The L. Perkins Agency will continue to focus on erotica and chick lit, horror and pop culture, while The Rappaport Agency will specialize in science fiction and fantasy, as well as YA, and romance.

Speculative fiction has always been Jenny's passion, and she is pleased to be able to take her work with it to the next level.

Marsha Philitas has been promoted to senior literary agent at the L. Perkins Agency.


Federations

August 4, 2008

WASTELANDS and THE LIVING DEAD's FEDERATIONS author John Joseph Adams's all-original science fiction anthology exploring the idea of vast intergalactic societies, and the challenges facing those living in or trying to manage such societies, to Sean Wallace at Prime Books, in a nice deal, for publication in May 2009, by Jenny Rappaport at the L. Perkins Agency (World English).


The Living Dead

March 19, 2008

John Joseph Adams's THE LIVING DEAD, gathering together the best zombie literature from the last three decades, featuring stories from Stephen King, Clive Barker, Laurell K. Hamilton, George R. R. Martin, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, and Harlan Ellison and Robert Silverberg, among others, to Jason Williams at Night Shade Books, in a nice deal, for publication in October 2008, by Jenny Rappaport at the L. Perkins Agency (NA).


Crimson

March 19, 2008

Gord Rollo's CRIMSON, about a legacy of evil in a small Canadian town, and four childhood friends forced to fight a creature from Hell who brings their worst fears to life, for mass-market paperback release, to Don D'Auria at Leisure Books, in a nice deal, by Jenny Rappaport at the L. Perkins Agency (World).


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