Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Kirsten Neuhaus of Ultra Literary

Kirsten Neuhaus is a literary agent with Ultra Literary.

“My top nonfiction categories are memoir, business books, journalist authored issue driven or current events narratives, and parenting. On the fiction side I do occasionally represent young adult.” She represents primarily nonfiction, in the categories of: Business/Finance; Memoir; Advice/Relationships/Self-Help; Food/Beverage; Health/Medicine; Lifestyle; Culture/Pop Culture; Biography; How-To; Parenting; Science/Technology;  Body, Mind & Spirit;  Illustrated/Art; Reference.

Kirsten believes that books provide an incredibly powerful method to deliver important messages to readers around the world. Those messages can and do change not just the conversations we have with each other, but also with ourselves. Her list of clients includes entrepreneurs, personalities, influencers and thought leaders across a wide range of industries. Her hands on, thoughtful approach to representation begins with helping her authors develop the right book concept to best highlight their stories and goals, in addition to connecting with and enhancing their existing platforms.

Once she’s procured the best possible deal and publisher for her clients, she remains a steady presence by their side, ensuring each step of the process is handled as seamlessly and carefully as possible. This approach helps her clients have successful books the first time around, and on subsequent books as well.

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