Don Congdon Associates, established in 1983 by Don and Michael Congdon, represents a wide variety of genres including literary fiction, mystery/thrillers, humor, women’s fiction, history, and biography/memoir. Many of the agency’s authors have won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, George Polk Award, the National Book Award, James Thurber Prize, the Edgar Award, the National Book Foundation’s medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and the National Medal of the Arts. This is an exciting opportunity to work with well-known and current New York Times bestselling authors.
Responsibilities include evaluating manuscripts as well general administrative duties such as managing query letters, filing, tracking royalty statements, and corresponding with authors and publishers on behalf of the agency. Special independent projects will be assigned based on ability. The ideal candidate will have prior office experience, confidence in his/her reading ability, take initiative, and represent the agency professionally.
College credit is available but intern is responsible for providing the necessary information to their college for credit.