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Subject: Name and business address of literary agent
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Books and Literature
Asked by: vidkid-ga
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Posted: 30 Oct 2006 08:34 PST
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Question ID: 778463
Please tell me the name and business address for the literary agent
handling "Another Bullshit Night in Suck City" by Nick Flynn. 
Publisher was Faber and Faber.
Subject: Re: Name and business address of literary agent
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 30 Oct 2006 09:06 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Vidkid,

The agent handling "Another Bullshit Night in Suck City" by Nick Flynn
is Bill Cleggs. Mr. Clegg is currently working at the William Morris

William Morris Agency
1325 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, New York 10019 
Phone: (212) 586-5100 
Fax: (212) 246-3583 


?Although it's depressing, the book never seems hopeless, because
readers know the author has succeeded at doing what his father only
pretended to do: write, and write well. Agent, Bill Clegg. (Sept.)
Forecast: Norton has high hopes for this memoir; they promoted it
heavily at BEA and have planned an author tour." Publishers Weekly
(Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)

?Nick Flynn, the author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, left
Amy Williams of McCormick & Williams to go back to Mr. Clegg at
William Morris.?

?Over the course of the last year and a half, however, Mr. Clegg has
resurfaced, dusted himself off and found a job as a literary agent at
William Morris, where he started on Feb. 1. Since then, he?s coaxed
several of his former authors to rejoin him at his new, decidedly
fancier firm. While publishing-industry observers seem relieved that
Mr. Clegg appears to be recovering from what are commonly thought to
be personal problems, some are surprised that he?s successfully
poached writers back from agents who had taken them in and helped out
during a time of crisis. But for a short list of authors, the
experience of abruptly being left to fend for themselves wasn?t scary
enough to keep them from running back to Mr. Clegg.?

This column ran on page 1 in the 8/7/2006 edition of The New York Observer.

Bill Clegg returns to agenting with a poaching vengeance
?Was it only a year and a half ago or so that the Burnes and Clegg
agency broke up under mysterious circumstances? Bill Clegg's abrupt
disappearance from the business got the gossips wagging about what his
"personal problems" could possibly be, and his client list nervous
about where they would land next. They scattered to the winds, hooking
up with new, even more high-powered representatives. Sarah Burnes, his
former partner in agenting, now works for the Gernert Company. Then
Clegg came back, hired by William Morris earlier this year.And a funny
thing happened, as the Observer's Sheelah Kohlhatkar reports. Most of
Clegg's client list - including Nick Flynn, Heather McGowan and
Stephen Elliott - came back to him.? 

Amazon: Page 345

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I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
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