Theresa began her career as a literary agent at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates in 1994. (Prior to that, she was an attorney at Cooley Godward, a Silicon Valley law firm.) She represents principally plot-driven fiction and a short list of serious nonfiction. Some of her clients include Nicholas Sparks, Debbie Macomber, Emily Giffin, Laura Zigman, Janice Lee, Juliette Fay, Robert Whitaker, B.R. Myers, and Thomas Levenson. A graduate of U.C. Santa Cruz and Harvard Law School, she is married and has two children.
Executive Director, Corporate and Publisher Relations
Rachel has held many positions in the publishing industry throughout her career, including store manager, sales rep and marketing director. She most recently served as associate publisher at Ecco Press, an imprint of HarperCollins. She joined the Park Literary Group in March of 2012 to put her knowledge of bookselling and author care to work for the agency's clients as well as a variety of corporate and publishing partners. An avid reader of all types of fiction, narrative non-fiction and memoir, she does not represent clients or accept queries. Rachel holds a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design.
Agent and Executive Director, Foreign Rights
Abigail works with both emerging and established talent, representing projects about popular science, history, politics, current affairs and art. She also has a passion for character-driven commercial women's fiction. Some of her clients include Emily Anthes, Marjorie Liu, Catherine McKenzie, Susan McCorkindale and Emily Voigt. She began her career at the Nicholas Ellison Agency. Prior to that, she worked for EF Education, a multinational corporation based in Sweden. Abigail is a graduate of Boston University.
Executive Director, Business Affairs and Client Promotions
After five and a half years practicing law at King & Spalding in Washington DC, Emily joined the Park Literary Group in early 2009. In addition to providing legal and business oversight to the agency, she also serves as a liaison to the film and media industries, and assists the agency's clients on key marketing initiatives, brand development and philanthropic endeavors. Emily does not represent clients for publishing, and does not accept queries. An avid reader of both non-fiction and fiction, particularly biographies, mysteries, and historical and contemporary fiction, she enjoys working in a creative industry. After receiving a B.A. in Political Science and Women’s Studies from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Emily later earned her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Director of Business Affairs and Senior Story Editor
Alex joined the Park Literary Group in 2012 to provide legal and editorial support on a range of projects for our clients. She began her career at a film and TV agency in Los Angeles before joining Elyse Cheney at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates in New York. After earning her JD from Harvard Law School, Alex worked as a corporate and licensing attorney in the Boston office of WilmerHale. A lover of film and an avid reader with broad literary and commercial tastes, Alex is passionate about storytelling in all its forms. She earned a BA in history from Yale University. Alex does not represent clients or accept queries.
Peter joined the Park Literary Group in July 2011. He provides creative and logistical support, and is currently building his client list, focusing on the middle grade and young adult markets. Prior to joining Park Literary, he was the story editor at Floren Shieh Productions, where he consulted on book-to-film adaptations for Los Angeles-based film and TV entities. He graduated from New York University with a B.A. in art history.