Renée Zuckerbrot

Renée Zuckerbrot

Agent | Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents

Renée Zuckerbrot (Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents) worked as an editor at Doubleday before becoming a literary agent. Her authors include Kelly Link, Dan Chaon, Daniel Wallace, Shawn Vestal, M.O. Walsh, Keith Lee Morris, Eric Lundgren, Andrew Malan Milward, and Eric Sanderson, author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City. They have won or been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction, the National Magazine Award, the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award, B&N Discover Great New Writers Award, the Story Prize, the PEN/O. Henry Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award, the Locus, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Pushcart, among others.

Should We Really Say Art VERSUS Commerce?: How an Agent Will Help You Navigate the Business of Publishing, without Sacrificing Your Art

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It is important for writers to be paid. That exchange signals that art is valued. Ideally, art should be fueled by commerce. Arguably, no one believes this more wholeheartedly than literary agents. Their job is to generate that fuel. They push for writers to be paid as much as possible for their work, and their […]