Malaga Baldi has worked as independent literary agent since 1986. The Baldi Agency is an independent and eclectic agency specializing in literary fiction, memoir and cultural history. Her first publishing job was as a cashier at Gotham Book Mart. Baldi also worked in the Ballantine Books Publicity Department, as an associate at Candida Donadio & Associates and the Elaine Markson Agency before going out on her own. Baldi believes the strength of the author's voice and the heart of the story to be important factors when considering new work. Baldi graduated from Hampshire College and lives in NYC.
Felice Picano's memoir NIGHTS IN RIZZOLI can be ordered NOW from OR Books — follow this link.
Bettina Berch's RADICAL BY DESIGN: The Life & Style of Elizabeth Hawes has been optioned by Sideshow writer/producer Ramini Niami. Click here to check out the New York Times' T Magazine tribute to Hawes.
Richard Akel & Company has optioned William J. Mann's KATE: THE WOMAN WHO WAS HEPBURN, Henry Holt 2004: read more.
THREE NOVELS BY NEW CLIENTS
HAVE BEEN PLACED!
Playwright Kia Corthron's first novel, THE CASTLE CROSS THE MAGNET CARTER has been acquired by 7 Stories. In September, Corthron's work was honored at Yale: read more.
Roy Dimon's mystery SILENCE & CIRCUMSTANCE will be published by Untreed Reads in 2015.
Wilde City Press will publish A.C. Burch's THE HOMEPORT JOURNALS. It is pitched as TALES OF THE CITY meets AUNTIE MAME, about a young gay man who hides from an abusive lover in off-season Provincetown, where — aided by a reclusive artist and an irrepressible drag queen — he investigates a decades-old disappearance, redefines his notions of family, and revives his capacity to love.
• 2014, Ocean State Summer Writing Conference, University of Rhode Island
• 2014, Clarksville Writers Conference, Nashville Tennessee
• 2014, American Society of Journalists and Authors, New York City
• 2014, Unicorn Writers Conference, Portland, Connecticut
• 2013, Willamette Writers Conference in Portland, Oregon
• 2012, Las Vegas Writers Conference Las Vegas, Nevada
• 2012, San Miguel de Allende Writers conference, Mexico