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Emma Sweeney Agency LLC was formed in 2006 and is a boutique literary agency based in New York City. We've had eight New York Times bestsellers, including At the Water's Edge, Mrs Poe, In The Shadow of the Banyan, How It All Began, Water for Elephants, Ape House, Making Rounds with Oscar, and The Joy of Living. Our authors have won The Booker Prize and the American Book Award, been short-listed for the Orange Prize, and are Guggenheim Fellows as well as the recipients of NEA grants. We specialize in general fiction, historical fiction and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science and religion. We work with co-agents in every territory, from the UK and Australia to Germany, Spain, France, Italy, eastern Europe, and Asia, and make dozens of foreign rights sales (as well as audio and first serial sales) for our clients every year.