Terrie Wolf

Terrie Wolf

AKA Literary Management (AKALM)

My Manuscript Wish List

Terrie Wolf founded AKA Literary Management in 2010 after the staff at the agency she had joined a few months’ prior left to pursue other interests. With two potential deals on her desk, she knew what needed to happen. Of course, positions in international publishing, media and television may have attributed to her positive outlook. Her clients include the nation’s largest independent line of coloring and activity books for adults (Blue Star Press) and their newest imprint, Paige Tate & Co. She also represents International Book Award nominee Margaret Mizushima, thriller author Jeff Nesbit and such notables as Billy Leonard (Wahlburgers) and Geralyn Gendreau (The Continuum Concept).

Terrie, a full member of AAR, enjoys working closely with a select number of authors and is always on the lookout for mystery, upmarket women’s fiction, and remarkable nonfiction. Her most recent sales include Tom Killen’s book about life with country music great George Jones (The Grand Tour, Hal Leonard Books – 2018), and several inspirational romance collections featuring the works of debut novelist CJ Dunham and Donna Schlachter.

The agency is honored to focus on the whole enchilada when it comes to career building and multi-platform opportunities for a diverse list of clients and their endeavors.

Terrie enjoys baking, gardening, and fishing. Truthfully, she likes to make a mess, but don’t tell anyone.


Fun facts about me:

Fun fact that still makes me laugh took place when our mascot and Director of Special Operations, Meatball, became an overnight sensation. Jessica Sinsheimer hosted the first #MSWL event and had asked agents for their requests. While I was figuring out what to say, our sweet Maine Coon took center stage and posted her list. It was priceless! Imagine, the office cat mentioning that she wants YA! I promise I had nothing to do with it.

I sent Jessica a note to see if she can dig up that video. I’ll keep you posted.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should be emailed to Submissions@akalm.net

AKA Literary Management

 

Please follow specific instructions for each genre. Make certain to enter your manuscript in the correct category. 

Because we read every submission, our reading time is ten to twelve weeks. Please note that during conference season (May – August), we may need an extension. We accept the following documents for submissions:

Documents:                                .doc, .docx, .rtf

Images:                                      .jpg, .png

Other:                                         .ppt, .pptx

PDF is not accepted.

You are welcome to contact us with information and questions about your work. Our email: submissions@akalm.net is for you.

 

 


Guidelines & Details

Vital Info

Agent
Fiction: Commercial, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Women’s Fiction
Non-Fiction: Biography, Cookbooks, Memoir, Pop Culture

Favorite sub-genres:
I’d like the next…

I’d like the next Joe Dirt, Napoleon Dynamite, or Kitchen Nightmares. They’re all examples of ridiculous plots that work because of terrific characterization. Better, I’d like unique characterizations that meld with powerful and unforgettable stories.


My favorites include…

Even the books I don’t “love” end up being favorites because they teach me something about voice, characterization, etc. A few books I have enjoyed include:

Nonfiction:

  • From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Virginia Hanlon Grohl (Seal Press, 2017)
  • Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page (Genesis Publications, 2014)

Fiction:

  • Grace by T. Greenwood (Kensington, 2012)
  • Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson (Random House, 2010)

 

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