Marly Rusoff Literary Agency
Our literary agency represents a select group of quality
fiction and non-fiction writers. Our clients include award-winning and
best-selling authors, and while we take delight in discovering new
talent, we are particularly interested in helping established writers
expand readership and develop their careers.
Pat Conroy's THE
DEATH OF SANTINI is number 3 on the Indie list for November 3 week, number 4 on The New York Times bestseller list for the week of
November 17, 2013, number 7 for the week of November 24, 2013
Margaret Wrinkle's WASH is short listed by The Center for Fiction (founded in 1820 at the Mercantile Library in New York City) for the December 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize (October 2013)
Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA is on Entertaining Weekly “Summer Must Read” List with a reference to “Gossip Girl meets Gone Girl”! (May 24, 2013)
Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA has hit the New York Times bestseller list at #16 in a week after its hard bound publication.
Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA has received a Grade A and a stunning review from Entertaining Weekly. See it here...
Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA has been selected as one of the 13 media events to watch for 2013 by Entertaining Weekly.
Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA has been selected as an April 2013 Indie Next Title -- "Great Reads from Booksellers You Trust"
Kamala Nair's THE GIRL IN THE GARDEN hits two bestseller lists in Italy: La Repubblica and La Lettura (Corriere della Sera) under the name UNA CASA DI PETALI ROSSI for the week of May 14 and May 21, 2012, in foreign fiction category, publisher Nord of Mauri Spagnol Group.
Ron Rash's THE COVE is a Top Pick and receives a Starred Review from Publishers Weekly (January 9, 2012). In a rare occurrence in pre-publication stage THE COVE receives Starred reviews from Booklist, Library Journal and Kirkus as well. THE COVE also receives great reviews in UK and Australia where it was published before the US (March 2012)
Robin Oliveira’s MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER has been selected to receive the Michael Shaara Prize for Civil War Fiction (2011) awarded annually by Gettysburg College. More information on the prize can be found here: http://www.gettysburg.edu/cwi/events/shaara/
Peter Troy's MAY
THE ROAD RAISE UP TO YOU has been selected to receive the
Michael Shaara Prize for Civil War Fiction (2013) awarded annually by
Gettysburg College. More information on the prize can be found here:
http://www.gettysburg.edu/cwi/events/shaara/ Peter acceptance speech
is on his blog here...
Kirkus Reviews selected three novels by our authors for their list of the Best Fiction of 2013. The titles are: THE NIGHT OF THE COMET by George Bishop, THE SALINGER CONTRACT by Adam Langer and NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Ron Rash
Roland Merullo's VATICAN WALTZ is #3 in a list of TOP 10 titles selected by librarians for November 2013
Roland Merullo's VATICAN WALTZ has been selected by Publishers Weekly to their 2013 Best-Of Lists, naming it one of the 5 “Best of Religion” books for the year, alongside NYT bestseller Zealot (October30, 2013)
Roland Merullo's VATICAN WALTZ receives a Starred Publishers Weekly review (October 2013) a Starred Kirkus review and a Starred Library Journal review (November 2013)
Cassandra King's MOONRISE has been selected an OKRA pick for fall 2013. Okra Picks are chosen by Southern Indie Booksellers each season as the upcoming southern titles they are most looking forward to hand selling.
Ron Rash's NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY story collection has been selected an OKRA pick for spring 2013. Okra Picks are chosen by Southern Indie Booksellers each season as the upcoming southern titles they are most looking forward to hand selling.
Evelyn Toynton's THE ORIENTAL WIFE has been optioned for film by Chloe Peterson and Julie Gilliam for their production company Magnus Films (February 2013)
Margaret Wrinkle's WASH receives a Starred Publishers Weekly Review (November 26, 2012)
Michael Stanley's DEATH OF THE MANTIS receives BARRY Award for best 2012 paperback original .
Ron Rash's BURNING BRIGHT received the 2010 Frank O’Connor award. Part of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Festival, the award is the foremost prize for a short story collection in the world and celebrates great writers of the form. Previous recipients include Yiyun Li, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Haruki Murakami. See a Guardian, UK article here...
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Humanities Commission gives Marly Rusoff the Kay Sexton Award for
fostering literary activity. (We keep this old news here so
that you see Marly's picture)
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