Erin Niumata

Folio Literary Management LLC

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Looking for commercial nonfiction, from prescriptive and practical to narrative and memoir, as well as a select list of fiction including mysteries, rom-coms, and commercial women’s fiction.

Erin Niumata has been in publishing for almost three decades. She started as an editorial assistant at Simon and Schuster in the Touchstone/Fireside division for several years; then moved over to Harper Collins as an editor, and then she went to Avalon Books as the Editorial Director. Erin has edited many authors including Leon Uris, Stuart Woods, Erica Jong, Brenda Maddox, Lawrence Otis Graham, Joan Rivers, and more. She has represented NY Times bestselling cowboy romance writer Carolyn Brown, Discovery Channel’s Fast N Loud, North America, and Cash Cab; TLC’s The Cake Boss, Diesel Brothers, and Extreme Couponing; Animal Planet’s Too Cute, Finding Bigfoot, River Monsters, and Puppy Bowl; NASA’s Above and Beyond; Science Channel’s How It’s Made; Smithsonian Institute’s The Red Planet, inspirational speaker Josh Shipp, viral content creator Tyler Merritt, skin care expert and co-founder of SoKo Glam Charlotte Cho, Hello Fears internet sensation Michelle Poler, Average People Problems founder Sam Matt, chef/baker Grant Melton, humorist Jen Lancaster, humorist Jennifer Mann, blogger Anna Lind Thomas, and many more. She’s worked on multiple NY Times Bestsellers.

Fun facts about me:

Grew up in the Bahamas

Lives in London, England

Holds a MA in Creative Writing

Researching: Doctorate in “Women’s Fiction” and the evolution of the female protagonist literature

Cancer survivor

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