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Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises


Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises

Submission Address

Accepts electronic submissions only. See guidelines for details.

Contact: Betsy Amster

Contacting Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises

Before submitting to Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises

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Betsy Amster

From the Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises guidelines:

Please remember that romances, screenplays, poetry, westerns, fantasy, horror, science fiction, action adventure, techno thrillers, spy capers, apocalyptic scenarios, political and religious arguments, and children’s nonfiction are not our cup of tea.

Submission Guidelines Details for Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises

Market Types Represented: Literary fiction, upscale commercial women's fiction, mysteries and thrillers, narrative non-fiction, travelogues, memoirs, social issues and trends, psychology, self-help, popular culture, women's issues, history & biography, lifestyle, careers, health and medicine, parenting, cooking and nutrition, gardening, and quirky gift books

Agency Terms: Agent receives 15% commission on domestic sales and 20% commission on foreign sales. Offers binding contract for 1 year; 3-month notice must be given to terminate contract.Charges for photocopying, postage, long distance phone calls, messenger service, galleys/books used for submissions to foreign and film agents and to magazines for first serial rights.

Primary Contact: Betsy Amster, principal

Email: For adult titles: For children's and young adult titles:

Accepts: Literary, Women's Fiction, Mystery, Narrative Non-Fiction, Travel, Memoirs, Psychology, Self-Help, Popular Culture, Women's Issues, History, Biography, Lifestyle, Careers, Health, Medicine, Parenting, Cooking, Gardening

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