Connor Goldsmith, Agent
Connor Goldsmith began his career in publishing in 2012 at Lowenstein Associates, where he was promoted to Associate Agent in March 2013. He joined Fuse in early 2014 and was promoted to Agent in November 2015. Prior to transitioning into the world of books, he spent a year as a full-time intern and relief assistant in the commercial film and television department at Abrams Artists Agency.
Born and raised in New York, Connor lived for a brief stint in the Midwest studying English and the Classics at Oberlin College in Ohio. He is passionate about narrative fiction across all media as a vehicle for social progress, and received a Master’s Degree in Media Studies from The New School for Public Engagement.
You can follow Connor on Twitter at @dreamoforgonon.
Connor is closed to unsolicited fiction queries from November 1st, 2018 to January 15th, 2019. He is still open to nonfiction queries. During the closure period fiction queries, unless solicited, will be deleted unread.
To query nonfiction, please send a query letter with your concept, a rough table of contents, and details about your personal platform to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please paste all content into the body of the email; attachments will not be opened.
Nonfiction areas of interest include:
Pop Culture (Humor, Television, Film, Music, Comics, Gaming, Celebrity)
Social Politics (Race and Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality, Disability, Sex Work)
Biography (especially of unsung women and/or other marginalized people)
Narrative History (especially of the Ancient World)
Connor is only seeking nonfiction clients with established platforms.
He is not looking for memoir unless solicited.