New York - June 26, 2014 – The L. Perkins Agency has hired two new literary agents, Leon Husock and Rachel Brooks, to help expand their representation into genre fiction and picture books.
“I am really pleased to have these creative, enthusiastic young agents join the agency” said Agency Founder Lori Perkins. “I am looking forward to watching them discover the next wave of authors to make the best-seller list.”
Leon Husock joins L. Perkins Agency as an Associate Agent specializing in speculative fiction of all kinds, as well as young adult and middle grade novels. Leon earned a B.A. in Literature from Bard College and attended The Publishing Course at Columbia University’s School of Journalism. Prior to joining the L. Perkins Agency, Leon was an Associate Agent at Anderson Literary Management
Rachel Brooks will be joining the agency as a Junior Agent handling romance, young and new adult fiction and select picture books. Before joining the L. Perkins Agency, Rachel Brooks worked for a year as an agent apprentice to Louise Fury. In addition to her industry training, Rachel has a business degree and also graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
About L. Perkins Agency
The L. Perkins Agency is a New York-based literary agency with four agents on staff and agents in 11 foreign countries. The Agency has had a number of books on the best-seller lists and Agency clients include Jenna Jameson, Cecilia Tan, and Laura Antoniou. Lori Perkins was named 2010 Agent of the Year by the New York Chapter of Romance Writers of America. Lperkinsagency.com