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Rita Rosenkranz founded Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency in 1990 after a career as an editor with major New York houses.  

She represents health, history, parenting, music, how-to, popular science, business, biography, sports, popular reference, cooking, writing, spirituality, and general interest titles. Rita works with major publishing houses, as well as regional publishers that handle niche markets. She looks for projects that present familiar subjects freshly or lesser-known subjects presented commercially.

Her adult non-fiction list stretches from the decorative--Flowers, White House Style: More Than 125 Arrangements by the Former White House Chief Floral Decorator by Dottie Temple and Stan Finegold (Simon & Schuster) to the dark--Saving Beauty from the Beast: How to Protect Your Daughter from an Unhealthy Relationship by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner (Little, Brown; Books for a Better Life Award, 2003).

Other titles include Stephen Hawking: An Unfettered Mind by Kitty Ferguson (Palgrave Macmillan); Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World (Wiley, 2005 James Beard Award winner) and Encyclopedia of Jewish Food (James Beard Award nominee, 2011) by Gil Marks; The Writer's Workout by Christina Katz (Writer's Digest Books); Bert Sugar's National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum by Bert Sugar with photos by Bruce Curtis (Running Press); Twenty Strengths Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed by Sherrie Eldridge (Bantam Dell); Roll Around Heaven: An All-true Accidental Spiritual Adventure by Jessica Maxwell (Beyond Words/Atria) winner of the 2010 Nautilus Book Award, Gold Winner, Memoir/Personal Growth; COVR awards (Coalition of Visionary Retailers), Best Spiritual Memoir; and 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life by Cami Walker (DaCapo Press, New York Times bestseller, MS Awareness Award Winner, Books for a Better Life).

She is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives (AAR), The Authors Guild, Women's Media Group and IWWG.







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