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Wendy Strothman

Wendy Strothman

Wendy Strothman represents Pulitzer Prize winning authors: David Blight, author of the bestselling biography Frederick Douglass; David Kertzer, author of The Pope and Mussolini; and Caleb McDaniel, author of The Sweet Taste of Liberty. She also represents Ruth Simmons, former president of Smith College, Brown University, and Prairie View who is publishing a memoir called Up Home: One Girl’s Journey in 2023. Wendy works with many prominent historians, including Joanne Freeman, author of The Field of Blood; Alan Mikhail, author of God’s Shadow; Martha Hodes, author of the forthcoming My Hijacking; Wendy Warren, author of Pulitzer finalist New England Bound; journalists including Linda Greenhouse, author of Justice on the Brink; James Scott, author of Pulitzer finalist Target Tokyo; Amy Ellis Nutt, author of the bestselling transgender book, Becoming Nicole; legal scholars Richard Thompson Ford, author of Dress Codes and The Race Card; Deborah Archer, president of the ACLU and author of the forthcoming Locked In and Left Out; Nicholas Bowie and Daphna Renan, authors of the forthcoming Supremacy; naturalists Kenn Kaufman, author of the forthcoming The Birds that Audubon Missed; Scott Edwards, author of the forthcoming American Journey: Birds, a Bicycle, and Hope Across America; and biographers Benjamin Taylor, author of Here We Are and the forthcoming biography of Willa Cather andTess Chakalakal, author of a forthcoming biography of Charles Chesnutt.  

 

Before founding the Strothman Agency in 2003, Wendy was the publisher of Trade & Reference Books at Houghton Mifflin Company where she oversaw books from Curious George ® to the American Heritage Dictionary and the Peterson Field Guides; at Houghton she also edited works by Philip Roth, Arthur Schlesinger, and John Kenneth Galbraith. Before Houghton, she was publisher of Beacon Press where she published Marian Wright Edelman and Cornel West. She started her career at the University of Chicago Press.

 

Wendy is the Vice President of the Authors Guild Foundation and was a trustee of Brown University; she and her husband, a pipe organ builder, and their golden doodle Farley divide their time between the coast of Maine and the Berkshires, with frequent forays into New York City.

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Alain Mikhail
Alain Mikhail
Alice Baumgartner
Alice Baumgartner
Alison F. Richard
Alison F. Richard
Amy Ellis Nutt
Amy Ellis Nutt
Anne Ruderman
Anne Ruderman
Anthony Kronman
Anthony Kronman
Barbara Keys
Barbara Keys
Benjamin Nathans
Benjamin Nathans
Benjamin Reiss
Benjamin Reiss
Caitlin Fitz
Caitlin Fitz
Carlton F. W. Larson
Carlton F. W. Larson
Catherine Conybeare
Catherine Conybeare
Catherine McNeur
Catherine McNeur
Chip Colwell
Chip Colwell
Christian G. Appy
Christian G. Appy
Daniel Brock Johnson
Daniel Brock Johnson
Daniel Lewis
Daniel Lewis
Daphna Renan
Daphna Renan
Darcie DeAngelo
Darcie DeAngelo
David Hollinger
David Hollinger
David Kertzer
David Kertzer
David W. Blight
David W. Blight
Deborah N. Archer
Deborah N. Archer
Donald Hall (Estate)
Donald Hall (Estate)
Elena Conis
Elena Conis
Eric Moskowitz
Eric Moskowitz
Estate of John Kenneth Galbraith
Estate of John Kenneth Galbraith
Gene Jarrett
Gene Jarrett
Gloria Dickie
Gloria Dickie
James K. Galbraith
James K. Galbraith
Joanne B. Freeman
Joanne B. Freeman
Joseph Manning
Joseph Manning
Judith Resnik
Judith Resnik
Kenn Kaufman
Kenn Kaufman
Laurent DuBois
Laurent DuBois
Linda Greenhouse
Linda Greenhouse
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Mark Philip Bradley
Mark Philip Bradley
Martha Hodes
Martha Hodes
Michael Graetz
Michael Graetz
Nikolas Bowie
Nikolas Bowie
Pacifique Irankunda
Pacifique Irankunda
Peter Canellos
Peter Canellos
Peter Conti-Brown
Peter Conti-Brown
Ray Arsenault
Ray Arsenault
Richard T. Ford
Richard T. Ford
Scott V. Edwards
Scott V. Edwards
Seth Rockman
Seth Rockman
Shadi Bartsch
Shadi Bartsch
Sian Beilock
Sian Beilock
Steven Pincus
Steven Pincus
Tess Chakkalakal
Tess Chakkalakal
Thanassis Cambanis
Thanassis Cambanis
The Estate of David Brion Davis
The Estate of David Brion Davis
Thomas Forrest Kelly
Thomas Forrest Kelly
Tonio Andrade
Tonio Andrade
Tony Molho
Tony Molho
W. Caleb McDaniel
W. Caleb McDaniel
Yunte Huang
Yunte Huang
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