The Bookshop Podcast

BJ Robbins, Literary Agent

September 01, 2021 Mandy Jackson-Beverly Season 1 Episode 64
The Bookshop Podcast
BJ Robbins, Literary Agent
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The Bookshop Podcast
BJ Robbins, Literary Agent
Sep 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 64
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

Welcome to episode #64!

BJ Robbins opened her Los Angeles-based agency in 1992 after a multifaceted career in book publishing in NY. She started in publicity at Simon & Schuster and was later Marketing Director and then Senior Editor at Harcourt. Her agency represents quality fiction, both literary and commercial, and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, biography, narrative history, pop culture, sports, travel/adventure, medicine and health.

A member of AAR and PEN America, Ms. Robbins has led workshops
at UCLA Extension, UC Irvine Extension, the Writer's Pad, and at the Squaw Valley
Community of Writers Fiction Workshop. On behalf of PEN, she has been guest
speaker in numerous cities in the West as part of their Writers Toolbox
program, including Seattle, Portland, Santa Fe, Dallas, Las Cruces, Flagstaff
and Oakland. She was profiled in Writer's Digest and mediabistro.com.

BJ Robbins Literary Agency

Submissions Information

The Sweetest Days, John Hough Jr.

Support the show (https://paypal.me/TheBookshopPodcast?locale.x=en_US)

Show Notes

Welcome to episode #64!

BJ Robbins opened her Los Angeles-based agency in 1992 after a multifaceted career in book publishing in NY. She started in publicity at Simon & Schuster and was later Marketing Director and then Senior Editor at Harcourt. Her agency represents quality fiction, both literary and commercial, and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, biography, narrative history, pop culture, sports, travel/adventure, medicine and health.

A member of AAR and PEN America, Ms. Robbins has led workshops
at UCLA Extension, UC Irvine Extension, the Writer's Pad, and at the Squaw Valley
Community of Writers Fiction Workshop. On behalf of PEN, she has been guest
speaker in numerous cities in the West as part of their Writers Toolbox
program, including Seattle, Portland, Santa Fe, Dallas, Las Cruces, Flagstaff
and Oakland. She was profiled in Writer's Digest and mediabistro.com.

BJ Robbins Literary Agency

Submissions Information

The Sweetest Days, John Hough Jr.

Support the show (https://paypal.me/TheBookshopPodcast?locale.x=en_US)