I never made a formal announcement here, although several readers have pointed out a subtle mention here or there. An announcement is long overdue â€¦
I have a literary agent!
As many writers know, itâ€™s difficult in todayâ€™s market to find an agent excited enough about a book or writer to take on representation. After years of knocking on doors and running into brick walls, I finally have an agent!
Tracks, my novel in stories, is now represented by the Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency, Inc.
With Doris and her creative team on board, this train is building momentum.
Learn more about the Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency at Publisherâ€™s Marketplace.
Eric D. Goodman, Books Correspondent
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