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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.
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THE LOFT, the country’s largest nonprofit literary arts center, is set to celebrates its 40th birthday in August. It was started by Marly Rusoff when, as a young bookseller in Minneapolis, she gathered a number of poets and writers in a room above her campus bookstore... see more...

Kimberly McCreight's WHERE THEY FOUND HER receives a Kirkus Starred review (February 15, 2014) and also  early praise from Jody Picoult and Gillian Flynn.

Carol Wall, author of MISTER OWITA'S GUIDE TO GARDENING and cherished mother, wife and teacher has passed away at age 63. See more here...

Ron Rash's story collection SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE receives a Booklist Starred Review (November 15, 2015)

Ron Rash speaks about his new story collection SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE and his writing life with Kerri Miller of Minnesota Public Radio. See here a great interview...

The movie based on Ron Rash’s novel THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT, called a coming-of-age thriller, starring Jeremy Irvine is planned for distibution by Millennium Entertainment in February 2015. See more here...

Laura Lane McNeal's DOLLBABY has received the following recognition in its first week of July 2014 publication: Okra number one pick, Indie Next Pick, Library Reads top ten pick, A "must read book of the week" by New York Post
 
Roland Merullo's DINNER WITH BUDDHA is Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week for April 20, 2015

FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN Aram Haigaz first-hand account of his exile following the Armenian Genocide of 1915, makes Kirkus Reviews’ list of essential reads on this long neglected historical tragedy

Pat Conroy, a former point guard on the Citadel’s basketball team (class of 1967) and an avid fan of the sport will be honored in November 2014 by his alma mater when he is inducted as an honorary member of The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame… See Post and Courier (SC) report on this here…

Laura Lane McNeal's DOLLBABY is one of Library Journal Best of Summer Debut Novels of 2014


Kimberly McCreight's RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA has hit the New York Times bestseller list at #11  shortly after its December 2013 paperback publication
(January 19, 2014)

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 been selected as an April 2013 Indie Next Title -- "Great Reads from Booksellers You Trust"
 
For "the love of books" as Pat Conroy says... we would like to share with you some of the most interesting, unusual, beautiful bookstores of the world and we hope the link here will stay active forever... Click to the site please!

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The Minnesota 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) Read more...

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