NOT ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS.
DO NOT SUBMIT QUERY LETTERS. THANK YOU.
The Vines Agency, Inc. is an independent literary agency located
in New York City, dedicated to providing full-service representation and
management for clients, and offering representation to a broad range of fiction
and non-fiction literary properties. James C. Vines (Jimmy Vines) has been a premier literary
agent in New York since 1989, with hundreds of properties under contract with
domestic and foreign publishers, or under contract for feature film or dramatic
television productions. The agency handles work by best-selling authors from all
over the world, and seeks to maintain a diverse mix of projects, including
literary and commercial fiction, category fiction such as mystery, science
fiction and historical, as well as quality commercial non-fiction.
The Vines Agency, Inc. is a full service agency, regularly negotiating
book publishing agreements and licensing rights on behalf of author, publisher,
and film producer clients to the top trade publishing houses in the United
States and throughout the world. The list of publishers with whom the agency has
negotiated contracts includes Alfred A. Knopf, Bantam Dell, HarperCollins
Publishers, Doubleday Publishing, Penguin Putnam, William Morrow & Co., Avon
Books, St. Martin's Press, Warner Books, Crown Publishers, Grove/Atlantic,
Little, Brown & Co., Broadway Books, Hyperion, Simon & Schuster, Random
House, and many others.
Jimmy Vines and The Vines Agency, Inc. work directly in the domestic license and disposition
of all primary and subsidiary publication rights: hardcover, paperback reprints,
serialization rights, audio editions, book club editions, and merchandising
and electronic rights. Foreign editions and translation rights are sold
through the agency's foreign affiliate Baror International and the agency's
extensive network of foreign scouts. Licensing of film and performance rights
is handled through the agency’s West Coast affiliate literary agents, who
include Creative Artists Agency, Endeavor, The Gersh Agency, Joel Gotler
Associates, and United Talent Agency.
The agency is no longer accepting new clients. PLEASE DO NOT SEND QUERY
LETTERS. THANK YOU.