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The Richard Parks Agency


The Richard Parks Agency

Submission Address

P.O. Box 693
Salem NY 12865

Phone: (518) 854-9466

Fax: (518) 854-9466

Contact: Richard Parks

Contacting The Richard Parks Agency

Before submitting to The Richard Parks Agency

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Richard Parks

From the The Richard Parks Agency guidelines:

The Richard Parks Agency represents literary and commercial fiction and trade non-fiction in a wide range of subject areas. Of special interest: narrative non-fiction, biography and autobiography, history, popular culture, medicine and health, psychology, parenting, nature and the environment, outdoors/adventure, women’s issues, cultural and ethnic issues. We do not handle children’s books, poetry, plays, or screenplays.

Submission Guidelines Details for The Richard Parks Agency

Market Types Represented: Non-fiction books, novels

Agency Terms: Agent receives 15% commission on domestic sales and 20% commission on foreign sales. Charges for copying, overseas postage, messenger fees, books ordered for use in rights submission, and any special expense incurred at the request of the client.

Primary Contact: Richard Parks


Accepts: Commercial, Literary, Autobiography, Biography, Cultural, Ethnic, History, Health, Medicine, Narrative Non-Fiction, Parenting, Popular Culture, Psychology, Nature, Outdoors/Adventure, Women's Issues

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